EX CATHEDRA | Summer Music by Candlelight
Summer Music by Candlelight


Tuesday 25 June 2024, 8.00pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London


Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 4JH

Summer Music by Candlelight

Sumer is icumen in - and we can’t wait to celebrate the return of warm, light evenings, birdsong and holidays.

As daylight fades and candles glow in the twilight, we invite you to unwind and enjoy an evening of enchanting music and readings. Expect choral classics, a sprinkle of surprises, and some fun as we journey from the promise of a new dawn to the serenity of sunset.

Running time: 2 hours, including interval.
Refreshments will be available to purchase during the interval.

Jeffrey Skidmore


a beautiful evening - just magical

Audience member


If you enjoy this concert, you will also like:
Christmas Music Music by Candlelight, Fri 13 December 2024, 7pm
Christmas Music Music by Candlelight, Mon 16 December 2024, 7pm
- Latin American Baroque - Ritual 1631, Thu 20 March 2025, 7.30pm

How to book:

£32 / £29 / £22 / £16 / £10 plus £3.50 booking fee

Book online or call St Martin-in-the-Fields box office on 020 7766 1100


Everyone is welcome at Ex Cathedra’s concerts, and we are committed to doing all we can to ensure you have a great experience.

Detailed access information is available here.

These concerts are unamplified, the atmosphere can be quite still, and audiences usually reserve applause for the end of each half.

If you have any other access questions, please contact us, we are happy to help.

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Jeffrey's introduction to the season

"The two solstice concerts - Summer Music and Christmas Music - have for a long time attracted large audiences with their mix of a diverse range of music and poetry presented and choreographed to explore the architecture and acoustic of the beautiful buildings in which we are privileged to perform...

This year, the Summer Music by Candlelight programme includes an ornithological theme - the windhover, swallow, cuckoo and bluebird - with music by Clément Janequin, Benjamin Britten, Caroline Shaw, Charles Villiers Stanford and Liz Dilnot Johnson.  There are poems by Carol Ann Duffy, Shakespeare, Maya Angelou and Benjamin Zephaniah alongside the usual selection of songs about sea, sun and sand."

Read the rest of Jeffrey's introduction here...