London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

London for Christmas

Your Guide to Christmas in London

 

Concerts

Christmas at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Christmas at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Christmas is the most important time for Concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields and this season features a packed programme of festive favourites.

 

1 December 2017, 19.30
Bach Christmas Oratorio
£9.00-£29.00
The Christmas Oratorio has always been a popular favourite with both concert audiences and church-goers. Bach’s great masterpiece tells the story of Christ’s birth, using traditional passages from the Gospels interspersed with arias and choruses which brilliantly illuminate the narrative. 

 

2 December 2017, 16.00
Family Christmas Concert with Audience Carols
£8.00-£16.00
Enjoy excerpts from Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and sing along to beloved carols. 

 

2 December 2017, 19.30
Christmas Concert with Audience Carols
£9.00-£29.00

John Landor and the London Musical Arts Orchestra invite you to celebrate Christmas with a selection of festive music and audience carols.

 

7 December 2017, 19.30
A Christmas Celebration
£9.00-£29.00
Join us for festive music from the Choral Scholars of St Martin’s. With traditional music and carols for audience, choir and brass, this is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.


8 December 2017, 13.00
FREE Lunchtime Concert: Royal Norwegian Embassy
Free
The Royal Norwegian Embassy gives a taster of their annual evening concert with a rich and varied programme, celebrating the unique style and creativity of the Norwegian music scene.

 

8 December 2017, 19.30
A Norwegian Concert at Christmas
£9.00-£29.00
The annual Norwegian Christmas Concert takes place at St Martin-in-the-Fields celebrating the installation of the Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square, a gift to London from the people of Norway

 

9 December 2017, 16.00
Carols for Shoppers
£7.00-£16.00
Take a break from your hectic schedule of Christmas shopping with an afternoon of carols and festive music in the beautiful and relaxing setting of St Martin-in-the-Fields.

 

9 December 2017, 19.30
A Festival of Carols
£9.00-£29.00
Selected favourite carols for choir, organ, quartet and audience.

 

11 December 2017, 13.00
FREE Lunchtime Concert Sound of St Martin’s: Andrew Earis (organ)
Free
St Martin’s Director of Music Andrew Earis plays a selection of organ works for the festive period, including Widor’s Toccata and Thiman’s Fantasia on Adeste Fideles.

 

14 December 2017, 19.30
The Glory of Christmas
£9.00-£29.00
The Choir of Christ’s College Cambridge join the Thames Chamber Orchestra for their annual Christmas celebration. The programme includes favourite Christmas music from Handel’s ‘Messiah’ and Bach’s ‘Christmas Oratorio’ with sing-along carols for choir, orchestra and audience.


15 December 2017, 13.00
FREE Lunchtime Concert: Andrew Massey Duo
Free
Flute and guitar duo Emily Andrews and David Massey present a wonderfully festive programme of duets including arrangements of popular Christmas carols and pieces by Schubert.


15 December 2017, 19.30
Handel Messiah by Candlelight
£9.00-£29.00
Handel’s timeless ‘Messiah’ is the ideal way to celebrate the festive season. Join the English Chamber Choir and Belmont Ensemble of London for this annual performance.

 

16 December 2017, 16.00
Christmas with the English Chamber Choir
£7.00-£16.00
The highly acclaimed English Chamber Choir presents a seasonal feast of your favourite Christmas Carols for choir, organ and audience. 


16 December 2017, 19.30
Handel – Messiah by Candlelight
£9.00-£29.00
Handel’s timeless ‘Messiah’ is the ideal way to celebrate the festive season. Join the English Chamber Choir and Belmont Ensemble of London for this annual performance.


18 December 2017, 13.00
FREE Lunchtime Concert: Manor House String Quartet
Free
The delightful Manor House String Quartet presents a programme of favourite carols for Christmas including Silent Night, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – all exquisitely arranged for string quartet by Vaughan Jones.


18 December 2017, 19.30
Christmas Gala by Candlelight
£9.00-£29.00
This popular concert includes masterpieces of the Baroque by Bach, Handel and Vivaldi as well as traditional Christmas carols for audience, orchestra, soloists and organ.


20 December 2017, 18.30
A Christmas Celebration
£8.00-£16.00
Join us for festive music from St Martin’s Voices. With traditional music and carols for audience and choir, this is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.

 

21 December 2017, 19.30
The Spirit of Christmas – The Annual Celebration
£9.00-£29.00
Join the Locrian Ensemble and Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs for a feast of festive fun with carols for choirs, audience, organ and orchestra. 

 

22 December 2017, 16.00
Festive Family Carols by Candlelight
£8.00-£16.00
Join St Martin’s Voices in this joyful celebration of family carols for Christmas. Children are especially welcome to this hour-long event.

 

22 December 2017, 19.30
The Joys of Christmas
£9.00-£29.00
The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields performs a concert of Christmas choral favourites including carols for audience and brass. 

 

23 December 2017, 16.00
Festive Family Carols by Candlelight
£8.00-£16.00
Join St Martin’s Voices in this joyful celebration of family carols for Christmas.

 

23 December 2017, 19.30
Carols for Christmas by Candlelight
£9.00-£29.00
Join St Martin’s Chorus and Brandenburg Brass in this joyful celebration of Christmas. Carols for choir and audience include ‘Hark! The Herald Angels Sing’, ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ and ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’.

 

28 December 2017, 18.00
Beethoven Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
£7.00-£16.00
Presenting a programme of some of the world’s most loved piano repertoire, Dominic John performs the beautiful ‘Moonlight Sonata’

 

28 December 2017, 19.45
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
£9.00-£28.00
London Concertante is one of the most exciting chamber orchestras in the country and presents a programme of Viennese favourites for the festive season. 


29 December 2017, 19.30
The Complete Brandenburgs at Christmas
£9.00-£29.00
London Octave perform all six Brandenburg Concertos in their annual Christmas Concert.

 

30 December 2017, 10.15
Come and Sing The World’s Greatest Christmas Choruses
£12.00
Fancy saying you have performed where Mozart, Handel, Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields have gone before? Join members of St Martin’s Voices for a workshop under director Andrew Earis in which you will rehearse and then perform some of the World’s Greatest Choruses.

 

30 December 2017, 18.30
Handel Messiah by Candlelight
£9.00-£32.00
Join Robert Porter as he leads the Brandenburg Festival Chorus and Brandenburg Sinfonia in Handel’s glorious Messiah. 

 

30 December 2017, 21.30
A Ceremony of Carols by Candlelight
£14.00
Our second concert of the evening features the brilliant Rodolfus Choir with their conductor, Ralph Allwood. This wonderful programme includes A Ceremony of Carols by Britten. 


1 January 2018,19.00
New Years’s Day Extravaganza
£9.00-£29.00
A New Year’s celebration with the fantastic Festive Orchestra of London, featuring works by Handel, Mozart and Bach.

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Venue Details

St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London WC2


Box Office
020 7766 1100

Nearest tube
Charing Cross

Directions
Map

More info
Website

Dates
1-2, 7-9, 11-16, 18, 20-23, 28-30 December 2017 -
1 January 2018

Times
Various

Prices
Various some free

Other notes
None



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