Handel and Bach by Candlelight

St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
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This event ended on Thursday 28th of January 2016

£24, £20, £16, £13, £9. 10% concessions for the over 60's, full time students and the unwaged.

Venue Information

St Martin in the fields
Trafalgar Square, WC2N 4JH

Nearest Stations

Charing Cross 0.11 miles



Please note: as you will no doubt be aware COVID-19 is leading to many events being cancelled or postponed. Please check with the organisers of any event listed here to confirm it is going ahead as planned.

A concert of accessible classical music performed by a professional orchestra which is one of the programme of candlelit concerts firmly established with tourists and Londoners over many years in this magnificent, historic church with its outstanding acoustic.

The programme is:

PURCELL Dido and Aeneas Suite including 'When I am laid in earth'

HANDEL Water Music Suite no. 1

BACH Orchestral Suite no. 3 including Air 'on the G string'

HAYDN Symphony no. 59 ‘Fire’

The Orchestra of St Paul’s will be conducted by its Artistic Director Ben Palmer. Their debut concert at St Martin's in September was well received and they perform at leading venues in the UK and abroad. They are a dynamic and versatile chamber orchestra with a reputation for imaginative programming and exciting, stylish performances.

The award winning cafe and restaurant in the crypt will be open during the evening.


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