Concert Diary August 2016

Wednesday 3rd at 8pm
Celebrity Organ RecitalPeter Backhouse-0005 (2)
Franz-Josef Stoiber
Regensburg Cathedral

Improvisation Suite francaise
Reger Benedictus – Te Deum
J.S.Bach Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier BWV 731
J.S.Bach Toccata, Adagio und Fuge C-Dur BWV 564
J.S.Bach Erbarm dich mein BWV 721
Bruckner arr. Horn Scherzo in D minor (Symphony Nullte)
Elgar arr. Hellmers Nimrod
Improvisation Symphonic Sketches on a given theme

Tickets £8 (Students £5; accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop
(0131 226 0673), www.edfringe.com or at door.

Thursday 4th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert – This concert has unfortunately been cancelled.
The Dunnocks
Piano, vocal and fiddle ensemble
Edinburgh

Friday 5th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Flow2
David Braid and the Sinfonia UK Collective present an afternoon of audience participatory workshops
Free to participate, donations welcomed

Saturday 6th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Ayrshire Opera Experience

Sunday 7th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Organ Recital
Dorothea Harris
Music by J.S.Bach, Dupré and Reger

Monday 8th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Harmony & Horsehair
Instrumentalists from Caithness & Highlands

Tuesday 9th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Bellevue Rendezvous
Instrumentalists from Dumfries and Galloway

Wednesday 10th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Valentine Singers
Essex

Wednesday 10th at 8pm
Celebrity Organ Recital
Henry Fairs

JS Bach Praeludium in E
Laukvik Via Crucis
Schumann Four Sketches, Op. 58
Reger Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H, op.46

Tickets £8 (Students £5; accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (
0131 226 0673), www.edfringe.com or
at door.

Thursday 11th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
In the Mood
Sundown Swing Band
Huddersfield

Friday 12th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert 
Affordable Chocolate
Scottish traditional music trio with a twist

Saturday 13th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Jillian Bain Christie – Soprano
Catherine Herriott – Piano

Saturday 13th at 7.30pm
The National Youth Choir of Scotland
Christopher Bell – Conductor
Karl Jenkins The Armed Man
Karl Jenkins’ compelling anti-war work charts the descent into and the consequences of war and the hope for peace. The world’s most performed work by a living composer is emotional yet thought-provoking.

Tickets £12, £10 (conc.), £5 (student/child) from Fringe Box Office or at the door.

Saturday 13th at 10pm
The National Youth Choir of Scotland
Christopher Bell – Conductor
Mozart’s Requiem by Candlelight
There can be few more befitting settings in which to experience the heart-wrenching beauty of Mozart’s Requiem than by candlelight in the historic St Giles’ Cathedral. His enigmatic final masterpiece is dark yet resplendent.

Tickets £14, £12 (conc.), £5 (student/child) from Fringe Box Office or at the door.

Sunday 14th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Rudsambee
Choral music from around the world, with music from India, America, Ireland, Hungary, Estonia, Armenia and Scotland

Monday 15th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Bellevue Rendezvous
Instrumentalists from Dumfries and Galloway

Tuesday 16th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
String Academy
Andrew Bernardi – Director

Wednesday 17th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
From Corelli to Copland
South West Camerata, Plymouth

Wednesday 17th at 8pm
Celebrity Organ Recital
Michael Harris

Langlais Te Deum
Muffat Toccata undecima
J.S.Bach Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582
Reger Toccata and Fugue in D minor & D major
Reger Ave Maria Op 80
MacMillan St Andrews Suite
Franck Choral III in A minor

Tickets £8 (Students £5; accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (
0131 226 0673), www.edfringe.com or
at door.

Thursday 18th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
From Corelli to Copland
South West Camerata, Plymouth

Friday 19th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Organ Recital
William Briant
Organ Scholar, St Giles’ Cathedral

Friday 19th at 8pm
St Giles’ Cathedral Choir
Choral Celebration
Light out of darkness
J.S.Bach Jesu meine Freude
Schütz Psalm 100
Brahms Warum ist das Licht gegeben
Rutter Wells Jubilate

Tickets £12 (Concessions £10, Students £5, accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (0131 226 0673), www.edfringe.com or at door.

Saturday 20th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Michael Walton – violin
Jennifer Redmond – piano

Saturday 20th at 9pm
St Giles’ after Dark

Experience the multi-talented Cathedral Choir singers as you’ve never heard them before in this decidedly non-sacred cabaret programme. Instead of Kodaly, Stanford or Poulenc expect a tasty, sparkling cocktail of Kander, Sondheim and Cole Porter.

Tickets £10 (Students £5) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (0131 226 0673), www.edfringe.com or at door.

Sunday 21st at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Scottish Vocal Ensemble
Mark Hindley – Director
Fathers & Daughters
A programme of beautiful, atmospheric and moving music by Andreij and Roxanna Panufnik and Ronald and Savourna Stevenson, including the first performance of Savourna Stevensons’ 2014 work The Dream.

Monday 22nd at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir

Tuesday 23rd at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Julian Layn – Piano

Wednesday 24th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Julian Layn – Piano

Wednesday 24th at 8pm
Celebrity Organ Recital
Johannes Zeinler
Winner, St Albans International Organ Competition 2015

de Grigny Et in terra pax à 5;
Basse de Trompette ou de Cromorne;
Récit de tierce en taille; Dialogue.
Alain Première Fantasie
Reger Invocation (Sonate II Op.60)
Alain Deuxième Fantasie
Vierne Symphonie II in E minor Op.20

Tickets £8 (Students £5; accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (
0131 226 0673), www.edfringe.com or
at door.

Thursday 25th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Bellevue Rendezvous

Friday 26th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Bellevue Rendezvous

Saturday 27th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Bellevue Rendezvous

Sunday 28th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Cerberus
Schumann Piano Trio in G minor
Debussy Piano Trio in G

Monday 29th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
David Cohen
Classical & Flamenco Guitar
Philadelphia, USA