Concert Diary April

Wednesday 3rd at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Edinburgh Napier University
Selected works from the University’s music students.

Sunday 7th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Stephen Hamilton
Dupre Le Chemin de la Croix

Friday 12th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Minnesingers from Massachusetts, USA present choral works.
Directed by Abigail Chandler.

Friday 12th April at 7.30pm
The Scottish World: A Journey into the Scottish Diaspora
Billy Kay
Join renowned Scottish broadcaster Billy Kay as he takes you on a global journey of discovery, highlighting the extraordinary influence the Scots have had on Communities and cultures across the world.

As a producer and presenter, Billy Kay´s award‐winning programmes on Scottish culture, history and language have been featured on BBC Radio and Television,Channel 4, Radio Netherlands and ABC Australia among others. You are warmly invited to this informative evening centred around his book The Scottish World to celebrate the enormous contribution the Scots have made to the modern world.

Tickets £5 on the door, or book online at

Sunday 14th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Music for Passiontide
St Giles’ Cathedral Choir
Jordan English Organ
Michael Harris Master of the Music
Durufle Requiem, Op. 9

Sunday 21st at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Paul Stubbings
Dupre Symphonie‐Passion,
Op. 23

Monday 22nd at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
The Goldenberg Duo
Now in their 37th year together, this brother‐sister duo consists of pianist William Goldenberg, distinguished professor and chair of the piano department at Northern Illinois University, and his sister, violinist Susan Goldenberg, a long‐time member of the Kansas City Symphony.

Tuesday 23rd at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Virginia Suzuki Institute, USA
An eclectic mix of repertoire from Bach to the Beatles from 12 students of the Virginia Suzuki Institute, USA.

Directed by Mrs Nan Freeman.

Friday 26th at 8pm
London Concertante
Vivaldi by Candlelight
Mozart Divertimento in D, K.136
Elgar Serenade for Strings, Op. 20
Bach Concerto for 2 Violins, BWV 1043
Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Tickets: £19–£29 from

Sunday 28th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Glenalmond College
Chapel Choir & musicians
Tim Ridley Director of Music
Alexander Wallace Organ
Choral and instrumental solo and ensemble works

Saturday 27th at 5.30pm
Journeys in the Spirit
Reflections on Poetry and Prayer
Janet Morley, Writer and Workshop Leader talks about her life and work in conversation with Helen Alexander,

Assistant Minister, St Giles’ Cathedral.

All Welcome: Admission Free
“Poetry offers us a way
of being truly experimental
in our spiritual life…
poetry makes us slow down”

– Janet Morley