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Sound of St Martin’s Summer Series. Emily will sing as the soprano soloist in Mendelssohn's Hear my Prayer... O for the wings of a dove. 


Parry – I was glad
Mozart – Ave verum corpus
Faure – Cantique de Jean Racine
Mendelssohn – O for the wings of a dove
Handel – Zadok the Priest, Hallelujah Chorus

St Martin’s Chorus
Andrew Earis Director

St Martin’s Chorus is the newest choir at St Martin-in-the-Fields. It is an engaging and aspirational chamber choir, drawing from a pool of around thirty singers, performing both major choral works and more intimate, small-scale works. Recent concerts include Mendelssohn Elijah, Brahms Requiem, Rachmaninov Vespersand Copland In the Beginning.

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 Minorwith 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.

Earlier Event: August 3
Great Sacred Music: Magnificat
Later Event: August 6
Opera at the Vineyard