Concert Diary July

Tuesday 2nd at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series
Lindsay Anderson, marimba
Lindsay Anderson is a percussion graduate from Edinburgh Napier University and Birmingham Conservatoire. During her studies, Lindsay specialised in percussion performance, focusing on the marimba. She has performed in a variety of orchestras and ensembles including the contemporary music group, Thallein Ensemble, based in Birmingham.

Saturday 6th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series
Vancouver Island Choir
Performers from Vancouver Island Choir (Canada) perform choral works as part of Stirling Bridge Festival.

Sunday 7th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
Jordan English, Organ Recital
Mozart arr. Scott Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Anon DutchDaphne (from Camphuysen MS)
Karg-Elert Saluto Angelico
Briggs Marche Episcopale
Franck Fantaisie in A
Spicer Elegy
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance No.1

Monday 8th at 1.30pm</strong
Afternoon Concert Series
Bloemfontein Children’s Choir
The Bloemfontein Children’s Choir from South Africa perform modern choral works, directed by Dr Buibre Verster as part of the annual Stirling Bridge Festival.

Wednesday 10th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series
Mozartine
Members of Mozartine from Croatia sing choral works as part of the annual Stirling Bridge Festival.

Wednesday 10th at 8pm
Evening Concert Series
Orange Community Master Chorale
The Orange Community Master Chorale and The Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley are proud to present a FREE concert celebrating choral music from the UK and USA. Come along and enjoy a relaxed summers evening amidst the evocative atmosphere of St Giles’ Cathedral, alive with the sound of harmony. Doors open 7.30pm. Entry: FREE

Sunday 14th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
The Singers
Donald Halliday – Director
Edmund Hunt Vita Hominum
(a setting of words by Bede, premiered on Radio 3 in January by The Singers) and choral music by Bruckner, Bruch, and Fanny Hensel

Thursday 18th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Capriccio Columbus Choir
The Capriccio Columbus Choir from Columbus, Ohio perform choral works. Directed by Larry Griffin and Karen Horton.

Thursday 18th at 2.30pm
Extra Lunchtime Concert
Choir of the Swiss Church Choir Association
Unusually today we have two lunchtime concerts. The second is presented by the Choir of the Swiss Church Choir Association and is directed by Annedore Neufeld.

Saturday 20th at 5.30pm
Sounds on Saturday
Craig Cramer, organ
Zahnbrecher Introduction, Scherzo and Fugue on B-E-A-T-E (1993)
Correa de Arauxo Siguense Tres Glosas sobre el Canto Llano de La Immaculada Concepcion
J.S.Bach Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582
Dandrieu Noëls
Martinson Incarnation Suite (1999)
Admission by programme £5 at the door.

Sunday 21st at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
The Sanctuary Choir of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas
Steven R Jobman – Director
Bradley Hunter Welch – Organ
Music from North America
A programme of music for choir and organ featuring works by Alice Parker, Robert Shaw, Mack Wilberg and others.

Wednesday 24th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
First Presbyterian Church Grand Junction Choir
The 40-strong First Presbyterian Church Grand Junction Choir from Colorado, USA perform choral works.

Wednesday 24th at 8pm
Celebrity Organ Recital
Franz Hauk
Ingolstadt Münster
J.S.Bach Prelude in E flat BWV 552/1
J.S.Bach Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele BWV 654
J.S.Bach Fugue in E flat BWV 552/2
J.S.Bach Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten BWV 647
W.A. Mozart Fantasia in F minor K608
Dubois Fiat lux; In paradisum (Douze Pièces Nouvelles)
Messiaen Transports de joie d’une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne
Prière du Christ montant vers son Père (L’Ascension)
Boëllmann Suite gothique Op. 25

Tickets £10 (Concessions £8, Students £5; accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (0131 226 0673), or at door.

 

Thursday 25th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
Olaus Petri Vocalis
Vocal ensemble Olaus Petri Vocalis from Sweden present an exciting array of choral music under the direction of Mat Bertilsson.

Friday 26th at 12.15pm
Lunchtime Concert
United Methodist Church of Vista Choir
The United Methodist Church of Vista Choir from Vista, California, perform choral works under the direction of Frank Hallock.

Saturday 27th at 1.30pm
Afternoon Concert Series
Choir of Chelmsford Cathedral
We welcome the Cathedral Girls’ Choir from Chelmsford Cathedral for this summer afternoon concert. Celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, the choir promise to provide an afternoon of choral music under the direction of Laurence Lyndon-Jones.

Saturday 27th at 7.30pm
Evening Concert Series
Long Island Symphonic Choral Association
Join the Long Island Symphonic Choral Association for an evening of choral music, under the baton of Eric Stewart. Hailing from Suffolk County, New York, this 40-strong choir promise to provide an evening of wonderful voices in the unique setting of St Giles’. Ticket prices tbc.

Sunday 28th at 6pm
St Giles’ at Six
The Odora Trio
Songeun Choi Piano
Sophie Hinson Violin
Hattie Butterworth Cello
Haydn Piano Trio No 21 in C major
John Ireland Piano Trio No 3 in E
Frank Bridge Miniatures for Piano Trio

Wednesday 31st at 8pm
Celebrity Organ Recital
Christophe Mantoux
Paris
Franck Choral II in B minor
Boëly Six Preludes on Canticles of Denizot
Vierne Symphonie II Allegro; Cantabile
Duruflé Suite (Prélude, Sicilienne, Toccata)
This concert is jointly promoted with St Andrews Organ Week, the University of St Andrews’ annual summer academy for amateur and young organists.

Tickets £10 (Concessions £8, Students £5; accompanied children free) from St Giles’ Cathedral Shop (0131 226 0673), http://www.edfringe.com or at door.