Festive Family Carols by Candlelight
Saturday 14 December 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Part of the Sound of St Martin’s, our annual series of concerts celebrating the musical life of this unique institution.
The music programme at St Martin’s embraces concerts, music in worship, our innovative Great Sacred Music series as well as an exciting range of broadcasts, recordings and podcasts.
Join St Martin’s Voices in this joyful celebration of family carols for Christmas. Carols for choir and audience include Away in a Manger, Once in Royal David’s City and Ding Dong! Merrily on High as well as entertaining solos by the choir including The Virgin Mary had a baby boy and The Twelve Days of Christmas and Jingle Bells. Fun for all the family!
St Martin’s Voices
Andrew Earis Conductor
St Martin’s Voices is an exciting and dynamic professional vocal ensemble, primarily made up of talented past and present choral scholars who come together to sing concerts and special events at St Martin-in-the-Fields and beyond. Recent performances have included Mozart Requiem and Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and Beethoven Mass in C with Southbank Sinfonia. St Martin’s Voices regularly broadcast on the BBC, including Radio 3 Choral Evensong and BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship and Daily Service. They also make regular national and international tours, including recent visits to the USA – Minneapolis, Washington DC, New York – and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Andrew Earis is Director of Music at St Martin-in-the-Fields where he oversees the music programme at this busy London church. Recent performances include Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Beethoven Mass in C with Southbank Sinfonia. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and Imperial College, London, and holds a PhD from the University of Manchester. In addition to his duties at St Martin’s, Andrew is a regular contributor to BBC Radio’s religious output as a producer of programmes including Radio 4 Sunday Worship and Radio 3 Choral Evensong.
Dates, Times & Book
|Sat 14 Dec||4:00 PM||£20/£15/£10||Book|
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