Concert Diary January 2018

Sunday 6th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Organ Recital
Joseph Beech
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
Messiaen Apparition de l’église éternelle
J.S.Bach The New Year Chorales
Das alte Jahr vergangen ist BWV 614
In dir ist Freude BWV 615
Franck Prière Op.20
Alain Deux danses à Agni Yavishta
Lionel Rogg Deux études:
Bruhns Praeludium in E minor ‘Great’

Sunday 13th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Waverley Consort
Mozart Symphony No. 8 in D major K48
Haydn Symphony No 5 in A major Hob.I:5
Mozart Symphony No 9 in C major K73

Sunday 20th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Gregor Forbes – Piano
Filipa Portela – Soprano
Messiaen from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jesus
J.S.Bach from Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book 1
Debussy from Préludes, Chansons de Bilitis, and Fêtes Galantes
Eduardo Toldrà Seis Canciones

Burns And Beyond
Unique Events present a new flagship Festival for Edinburgh, from 22nd-25th January, celebrating contemporary Scottish culture. In addition to the following events in this week, St Giles’ will also host Luke Jerram’s art installation, Museum of the Moon. 7 metres in diameter, the internally lit moon replica will be suspended from the Cathedral tower, accompanied by an immersive soundscape. Viewable from 7.15-10pm each night (last entry 9.30pm) – Tickets £6.50.

Tuesday 22nd 6-7pm
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh Lecture on the Moon – Tickets £10

Wednesday 23rd 6-7pm
Rachel Sermanni
Folk-Noir Ballads with guitar – Tickets £15

Thursday 24th 9-10pm
St Giles’ Cathedral Choir
A Celestial Firmament
A programme of choral music celebrating the natural world and the heavens, including works by Sally Beamish and Jonathan Dove.
Tickets – £10

Friday 25th 6-7pm
Roddy Woomble
Burns-inspired songs from the acclaimed Scottish singer/songwriter – Tickets £20

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Sunday 27th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
The Edinburgh Kevock Choir
Graham Lovett – Director
arr Emerson Elijah Rock!
arr. McDonald Amen! Tell it on the mountain
Mendelssohn Verleih uns Frieden
arr. Shackley Be Thou My Vision
arr. Shaw Bridge over Troubled Water
arr. Johnston Ae Fond Kiss
Bernstein Choral Medley from West Side Story
Burns songs for soloists and duets from the choir

Tuesday 29th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Mirian Elwell-Sutton – Voice
Jennifer Redmond – Piano