August Events Diary

Wednesday 3rd at 7.30pm
Evening Concert Series
Celebrity Organ Recital
Kumi Choi – organ
J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in E flat major BWV 552 
Tunder Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott
J.G. Müthel Fantasie No 4 in E flat major
Franck Choral No.3 in A minor
Eric Lebrun Suite Op 18 pour orgue (Mélusine, Le palais de cristal, La Folie Tristan)

Tickets £10 (Concessions £8, Students £5) from Eventbrite or edfringe.com and at the door.

Saturday 6th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series The
Kong-Affonso Piano Duo perform works form Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Debussy in today’s free afternoon concert.

Sunday 7th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Edward Taylor – organ
Alain Litanies
 Vierne Clair de Lune 
Franck Choral No. 3
 Widor Symphony V (i)Allegro Vivace
 Duruflé Prelude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain   

Entry is free, with an optional donation. 
To book, go to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk

Wednesday 10th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series Cello and piano duo
William Harris and George Gillow return to St Giles’ for a free afternoon concert. Following last year’s successful performance, it’s sure to be a popular event!

Wednesday 10th at 7.30pm
Evening Concert Series
Celebrity Organ Recital
Michael Harris – organ
Franck Choral No 1 in E
J.S. Bach Concerto in D minor 
Wolstenholme Scherzo in B flat
Healey Willan Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue

Tickets £10 (Concessions £8, Students £5) from Eventbrite or edfringe.com and at the door.

Saturday 13th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series The
Stray Notes Choir perform a free afternoon concert as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Tour. They will get your feet tapping to pop and rock favourites, with some show numbers thrown in too!

Sunday 14th at 6pm St Giles’ at Six
Rudsambee
Derrick Morgan – musical director
Featuring unaccompanied choral works of Thomas Weelkes, C.V. Stanford, Ola Gjeilo, Tom Cunningham, Abbie Bettinis and more, from the 17th century to the present.

Entry is free, with an optional donation. 
To book, go to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk

Wednesday 17th at 7.30pm
Evening Concert Series
Celebrity Organ Recital
Matthew Owens – organ
Howard Skempton Fifty Preludes and Fugues Book 1 – Scottish Premiere

Tickets £10 (Concessions £8, Students £5) from Eventbrite or edfringe.com and at the door.

Saturday 20th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series
‘This Old Cello Box’ South- Australian musician/ songwriter William Jack presents a multi-style solo cello performance in the heart of Edinburgh. Encounter your favourite tunes dismantled and reimagined, from Bach to the Beatles, plus electrifying original compositions. Free admission.

Sunday 21st at 6pm St Giles’ at Six
Chiara Lordi – piano
J.S.Bach Prelude and Fugue, No. 19 in A major Book 2, BWV 888
Beethoven Sonata in C minor Op.10 no.1
Chopin Nocturne in D flat major Op.27 no.2
Chopin Étude in E major,Op.10 no.3
Debussy La cathédrale engloutie
Quilter (arranged by Stephen Hough) 6 Songs, Op. 25: No. 2, The Fuchsia Tree
Quilter (arranged by Stephen Hough) 7 Elizabethan Lyrics, Op. 12: No. 1, Weep You No More
Leighton Five Piano Studies, Op.22 no.3

Entry is free, with an optional donation. 
To book, go to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk

Monday 22nd at 10pm
Evening Concert Series
National Youth Choir of Scotland
Christopher Bell – artistic director
Michael Bawtree – organ
The National Youth Choir of Scotland tours Duruflé‘s Requiem this summer. One of the glories of the choral repertoire, this profoundly beautiful, emotionally shattering and wonderfully atmospheric piece never fails to make an impact.

Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Tickets £12/ £5, available online.

Sunday 28th at 6pm St Giles’ at Six
Simmerdim – a cappella trio
‘Songs of Love and Contemplation’
Original arrangements of songs of love and contemplation: some traditional Scottish, with a sprinkling of German, Ladino, Hungarian, American and Icelandic

Entry is free, with an optional donation. 
To book, go to www.eventbrite.co.uk

Wednesday 31st at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series
A free concert of violin and piano repertoire, including Bach, Beethoven, and Ravel.