Lunchtime Concert – Postcards

21 August 2021
St Martin-in-the-Fields

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21 August
St Martin-in-the-Fields

In the final concert our lunchtime chamber series, musicians from the Academy perform music by Mozart, Martinů and Beethoven interspersed by short compositions commissioned by the BBC for the series Postcards from Composers as part of the Culture in Quarantine response. These are new 30-second works for solo instrument composed by UK-based composers.

Performance time 12:30pm, running time approx. 1hr with no interval.


Mozart Movements from Divertimento in D major

Tunde Jegede Breath of Life (BBC Postcard)

Jonny Greenwood Postcard for Solo Cello (BBC Postcard)

Martinů Quartet H 139 for Clarinet, Horn, Cello and Side Drum (Allegro Moderato)

Nainita Desai Root to Order (BBC Postcard)

Beethoven Sextet in Eb Major

Watch the Postcards featured in this concert here:

Explore the other Postcards from Composers here, including performances by Academy members David Stark (double bass), Julie Price (bassoon) and Tom Lessels (clarinet).

Safety at St Martin’s

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields and St Martin-in-the-Fields church are closely following government guidance and this concert will adhere accordingly to the latest advice.

Read more about the safety measures in place at St Martin’s