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Mozart Requiem by candlelight

  • St Martin-in-the-Fields Trafalgar Square London WC2N 4JH United Kingdom (map)

The Choirs of Jesus College, Cambridge, sing a rich variety of music including the London Premiere of Ralph Schmitt’s ‘Makakusikelele uYehova’, which was composed in 2018 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. In the first half, the College’s two choirs – the Chapel Choir (consisting of boy trebles and men) and the College Choir (mixed adult voices) present a program of a cappella music both ancient and modern. After the interval they join forces with the Brandenburg Sinfonia and soloists to perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s towering masterpiece, his Requiem in D minor, K. 626 conducted by Director of Music, Richard Pinel.


William Byrd | Laudibus in sanctis
Ave Maria
Adrian Batten | O Sing Joyfully
Fredrik Sixten | Alleluia
Ralph Schmitt | Makakusikelele uYehova (London Premiere)
Trad. arr. Norman Luboff | Deep River
Giles Swayne | Magnificat 


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Requiem

The Choirs of Jesus College, Cambridge
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Richard Pinel
— Conductor

Preview image: Andrew Wilkinson

Tickets £36 (premium) £32 £29 £22 £16 £9 — available from the St Martin's box office — call 020 7766 1100 or book online.

A combined ticket for both of this evening's concerts is available, which offers a 25% discount — please call the St Martin's box office for availability.

The premium seats at St Martin's are front, central, and include a cushion.


Earlier Event: April 27
Allegri Miserere by candlelight
Later Event: April 28
High Art to Hoe-down!