Concert Diary December 2017

Friday 1st at 7.30pm
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
London Concertante
Ben Norris – Guest Director
Strauss Tales from the Vienna Woods
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
Strauss Tritsch tratsch Polka
Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
Schubert Rondo for Violin and Strings
Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
Tickets: £19 – £28
Box Office: 0333 666 3366
online bookings: online bookings: https://www.picatic.com/event14982221694348

London Concertante is the UKs leading chamber orchestra, currently in its 27th season. The ensemble celebrates Christmas with a host of wonderful Viennese music, including works by the “King of Waltzes”, Johann Strauss II, including his masterpiece, the Blue Danube Waltz. Also on the programme are Tchaikovsky’s perennial favourite, the Nutcracker Suite, and Schubert’s delightful Rondo for Violin and Strings, performed by rising star and Scottish fiddle sensation, Ben Norris. Join London Concertante and get in to the spirit of Christmas with this unforgettable night of music!

Saturday 2nd at 7.30pm
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
London Concertante
Ben Norris – Guest Director
Strauss Tales from the Vienna Woods
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
Strauss Tritsch tratsch Polka
Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
Schubert Rondo for Violin and Strings
Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
Tickets: £19 – £28
Box Office: 0333 666 3366
online bookings: online bookings: https://www.picatic.com/event14982225556574

London Concertante is the UKs leading chamber orchestra, currently in its 27th season. The ensemble celebrates Christmas with a host of wonderful Viennese music, including works by the “King of Waltzes”, Johann Strauss II, including his masterpiece, the Blue Danube Waltz. Also on the programme are Tchaikovsky’s perennial favourite, the Nutcracker Suite, and Schubert’s delightful Rondo for Violin and Strings, performed by rising star and Scottish fiddle sensation, Ben Norris. Join London Concertante and get in to the spirit of Christmas with this unforgettable night of music!

Sunday 3rd at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
University of Edinburgh
Carol Service

Wednesday 6th at 7.30pm
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
London Concertante
Ben Norris – Guest Director
Strauss Tales from the Vienna Woods
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
Strauss Tritsch tratsch Polka
Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
Schubert Rondo for Violin and Strings
Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
Tickets: £19 – £28
Box Office: 0333 666 3366
online bookings: online bookings: https://www.picatic.com/event14982221694348

London Concertante is the UKs leading chamber orchestra, currently in its 27th season. The ensemble celebrates Christmas with a host of wonderful Viennese music, including works by the “King of Waltzes”, Johann Strauss II, including his masterpiece, the Blue Danube Waltz. Also on the programme are Tchaikovsky’s perennial favourite, the Nutcracker Suite, and Schubert’s delightful Rondo for Violin and Strings, performed by rising star and Scottish fiddle sensation, Ben Norris. Join London Concertante and get in to the spirit of Christmas with this unforgettable night of music!

Saturday 9th at 5.30pm
Sounds on Saturday
Christmas Classics
Join St Giles’ Cathedral Choir for a concert of seasonal festive music, with carols for all.
Admission by programme £5 at door

Sunday 10th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Rudsambee
Winter around the World
Rudsambee perform a beautiful collection of music for winter, old and new, from lands near and far.

Monday 11th at 12:15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Scots Fiddle Old and New
Alastair Savage – Fiddle
Alice Allen – Cello

Tuesday 12th at 7pm
Bloodwise Christmas Carol Concert
Join us for our family friendly Christmas Carol Concert taking place in the spectacular surroundings of St Giles’ Cathedral on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.

It’s sure to be a very special evening with a mix of traditional classic and modern Christmas tunes performed by some of Edinburgh’s best choirs, and of course, you’ll have the chance to join in too!

On top of this musical extravaganza, you’ll also get fizz and a few tasty Christmas treats included.

Every penny raised will fund ground-breaking blood cancer research and vital patient support

The event will be presented by the wonderful Laura Boyd from STV and will include fun and festive performances of your favourite Christmas tunes.

Tickets are priced £11 for adults and £5 for children and include Christmas treats! Visit https://bloodwise.org.uk/event-challenges/go-event/scotland/edinburgh-christmas-carol-concert
or call 0131 524 1325

 

Saturday 16th at 2pm
Cathedral Crafts
Family arts and crafts workshop.
Donations welcome.

Sunday 17th at 6pm
Lessons and Carols for Advent & Christmas
St Giles’ Cathedral Choir
St Giles’ annual carol service for Advent, with music and readings reflecting the journey from Advent to Christmas.