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St Martin’s Summer Online Festival: The Glories of Venice

This concert originally broadcast on 3 September, but tickets are still available to view the performance online until 2 October. If you have a ticket, the concert is available for an unlimited number of viewings during this period.

A portrait of Venice in the Baroque period, with a performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria sung by an all-female vocal ensemble, just as in Vivaldi’s first performance at the Ospedale della Pietà. The concert also features one of the many solo vocal introductions he composed for the work, as well as madrigals by Barbara Strozzi, one of the most illustrious singers and composers of her time.


Tartini – Sinfonia in D

Barbara Strozzi – Le tre grazie a Venere
Barbara Strozzi – L’amante modest

Vivaldi – Introduction to Gloria Longe Mala
Vivaldi – Gloria


Zeb Soanes Presenter
St Martin’s Voices
St Martin’s Players
Andrew Earis Director

Our thanks to the supporters of the St Martin-in-the-Fields Trust, who have funded the St Martin’s Summer Online Festival. Help us secure the future of music at St Martin’s by making a donation today.

The performance will be available to ticket holders for 30 days after the initial broadcast with unlimited number of viewings.

As the impact of COVID-19 takes hold, we need people like you to keep helping us and the musicians we work with. Each concert in our festival costs around £2,000 to produce. If you are able to make a donation on top of your ticket price, you will help us to secure the future of music at St Martin’s. Please add your donation at the checkout. hank you for helping to keep our doors open this year.

Please note that these concerts are pre-recorded in the church with no audience present, and edited together before broadcast. The performers and technical crew carefully adhere to all current government regulation on social distancing.

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