Concert Diary December 2018

Sunday 2nd at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Organ Recital
William Briant
Advent to Christmas’
Herrick Bunney Organ Scholar William Briant presents a recital of organ music following the passage from Advent to Christmas. Taking inspiration from the German Chorale Es ist ein Ros entsprungen, and the many ways different composers have arranged its melody, William will play works from Brahms, Buxtehude, Bruhns and improvisations, as well as music by Messiaen and Bach.

Tuesday 4th at 7pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities Christmas Carol Concert
Join us for a festive evening of carols and good cheer in aid of Ronald McDonald House Charities. This family-friendly event will feature the beautiful musical stylings of The Phoenix Choir and will help support families with a sick child in hospital.

To learn more about Ronald McDonald House Charities, please visit http://www.rmhc.org.uk

Tickets £10 (Children £5).

Friday 7th at 7.30pm
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons by Candlelight
London Concertante
Ben Norris – Director/Violin
Corelli Christmas Concerto
Vivaldi La Follia
Mozart Divertimento in D
Handel Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No.7
J.S.Bach Violin Concerto in A minor
Vivaldi Autumn & Winter from The Four Seasons

Tickets:
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/edinburgh/st-giles-cathedral/vivaldi-four-seasons-fri-7-dec-edinburgh

Saturday 8th at 5.30pm
Sounds on Saturday
Christmas Classics
Join St Giles’ Cathedral Choir for a concert of seasonal festive music.

Admission by programme £5 at door

Sunday 9th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Edinburgh University Chamber Choir
Michael Bawtree – Conductor
Joseph Beech – Organ
Kodaly Missa brevis
Poulenc Un soir de neige
and music for the Christmas season

Tuesday 11th at 7pm
Bloodwise Christmas Carol Concert
Join us for our family friendly Christmas Carol Concert at St Giles’ Cathedral on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

The event will feature a mix of traditional and modern Christmas tunes performed by some of Edinburgh’s best choirs. You’ll have the chance to join in with the singing, too!

On top of this musical extravaganza, you can stay refreshed with a glass of fizz, and snack on a few tasty Christmas treats.

Tickets are priced £15 for adults and £5 for children.
https://bloodwise.org.uk/fundraising/events-challenges/edinburgh-carol-concert

Friday 14th at 7.30pm
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
London Concertante
Strauss Die Fledermaus Overture
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
Strauss Tritsch-Tratsch polka
Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
Schubert Rondo for Violin & Strings
Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
Tickets:
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/edinburgh/st-giles-cathedral/viennese-christmas-by-candlelight-friday-14-december-edinburgh

Sunday 16th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Rudsambee Company of Singers
Sacred and secular music mostly a cappella from around Europe and Scotland.

Friday 21st at 7.30pm
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
London Concertante
Strauss Die Fledermaus Overture
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
Strauss Tritsch-Tratsch polka
Tchaikovsky Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
Schubert Rondo for Violin & Strings
Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
Tickets:
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/edinburgh/st-giles-cathedral/viennese-christmas-by-candlelight-friday-21-december-edinburgh

Sunday 23rd 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.

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