Late night events, Music, Classical

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Bartók and Janácek Late

Royal Over-Seas League Janacek Piano Sonata From the Street, Pohadka (Fairy Tale) and Bartok 5th String Quartet with Yelian He cello, Yasmin Rowe piano. Stiff musical nightcap for Fringe diehards. Includes glass of wine beforehand. www.rosl.org.uk.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

The maw (and paw) of all fireworks displays brings the Festival season to a close with a programme of music inspired by the theme of war. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' from Die Walküre, Beethoven's Edmont Overture, Mendelssohn's 'War March of the Priests' from Athalie, Debussy's…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

£12.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Fauré Requiem by Candlelight

St Andrew Camerata With capacity audiences every year since 2006, this is one of the must-see events of the Fringe programme. We are delighted to perform again Fauré's Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine, with orchestra, in one of Edinburgh's hidden gems, Old Saint Paul's. An audience member said, 'a beautiful setting…

Old St Paul's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Church

£15 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Church

£15 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fauré Requiem by Candlelight

National Youth Choir of Scotland There can’t be a more atmospheric setting in which to experience Fauré’s Requiem Mass than by candlelight in the historic St Giles' Cathedral. Composed purely for the pleasure of it, and much-loved for its serenity and soothing gentleness, his Requiem interprets death as a happy…

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Cathedral

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0673

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Amjad Ali Khan

Performing Indian classical music on sarod with tabla accompaniment.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 25 Jul

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7935 2141

  • 22:00
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Bach and Zappa Late

ROSL ARTS Four hands - one piano - Bach chorales - Kurtag - Frank Zappa. The brilliant Françoise Green piano duo weave a classic late night Fringe musical tapestry. Includes glass of wine beforehand. www.rosl.org.uk.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bartosz Woroch

Exciting young Polish violinist with an international reputation.

Holy Trinity Church, Haddington

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (Students £7; schoolchildren £6) / 01620 823738

A programme of solo works for violin by Bach, Bartók and Ysaÿe, played by candlelight. Part of Lammermuir Festival.

Cathedral Choir Concert

St Mary's Cathedral Choir ‘You will have to go a long way to hear finer choral singing than this’ writes International Record Review of the Choir of St Mary’s Cathedral. Join them for their much anticipated annual festival concert. Includes works from their latest critically acclaimed CD of music by John Sheppard.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Cathedral Nave

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Cathedral Concert: Dark Inventions

St Mary's Cathedral The groundbreaking ensemble Dark Inventions returns to St Mary’s with a typically eclectic mix of contemporary and earlier works, including a Scottish premiere of Philip Cashian and emerging Scottish composer Neil Thomas Smith.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Mon 25 Aug

Cathedral Nave

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Cathedral Meditations by Candelight

St Mary's Cathedral Organist Donald Hunt performs Messiaen’s deeply moving L’Ascension; Rebecca Smith and Benjamin Powell present Janacek’s Sonata for violin and piano, alluding to the brutality and terrifying circumstances of the First World War. Please see www.cathedral.net.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Cathedral Nave

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Cathedral Nave

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 6293

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Evening Syngeing: Petrach, John Millington Synge

  • Written by: John Millington Synge

Anail De. Iarla O'Lionaird and Gavin Bryers Ensemble perform adaptations of sonnets by Petrach translated to Irish prose by John Millington Synge.

St Macartins Cathedral, Enniskillen

Sat 2 Aug

£10 (£8) / 028 6632 2917

  • 22:00

Faure Requiem: Faure

  • Directed by: Nicholas Collon (cond)
  • Written by: Faure

Nicholas Collon conducts Faure's Requiem, with Lucy Crowe, soprano and Ronan Collett, baritone.

Kings Place, London N1

Sat 20 Dec

Hall One

£14.50–£29.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:00

Festival Opening Concert: Celebrating Godot

The ensemble performs works by the jazz bassist including Jesus's Blood Never Failed Me Yet.

St Michael's Church Enniskillen

Fri 1 Aug

£5 (£3)

  • 21:30

Flutes X 3 Late

Royal Over-Seas League Tempest flute trio amaze and beguile with their magical programme blending music by Bernstein, Debussy, Ellington Chick Correa and Tempest commissions. Chill out with a glass of complimentary wine beforehand. www.rosl.org.uk.

Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

Princes Suite

£12 (£10) / 0131 225 1501

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Gawain Glenton

The cornett player is joined by soprano Emma Kirkby, violinist Emily White, organist Claire Williams, chitarrone player and guitarist David Miller and violists from Fretwork for works by Ruggiero Giovanelli, Giovanni Valentini, Gabriello Puliti, Giovanni Paolo Cima, Claudio Monteverdi and Maurizio Cazzati.

The Arts at Dartington, Totnes

Tue 29 Jul

Great Hall

£8 / 01803 847 070

  • 22:00
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Cafe Jazz, Cardiff

Thu 14 Aug

£6 (£5) / 029 2038 7026

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Good Heavens Electronica

Electronic versions of works by various composers including Stockhausen, Reich, Harvey, Bryars and Shaeffer/Henry.

St Michael's Church Enniskillen

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 21:30

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 21:30

Thu 7 Aug

Free

  • 21:30
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Hot Chocolate at 10

Old Saint Paul's Music Now in our sixth year, relaxing music by candlelight in this historic and sensuous church provide the perfect end to your day. Programme of vocal and instrumental music changing nightly. Hot chocolate served 21.30 to 21.55. Full programme details from www.osp.org.uk/hotchocolate or venue leaflet.

Old St Paul's Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Church

£8.50 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Church

£8.50 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Church

£8.50 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 22 Aug

Improvisation

An improvised performance by Gerry Rossi, Una MacGlone and George Burt, from the Glasgow Improvisors Orchestra.

The Arts at Dartington, Totnes

Wed 30 Jul

Studio 1

£8 / 01803 847 070

  • 22:00

James Gilchrist And Sholto Kynoch: Franz Schubert

  • Written by: Franz Schubert

The tenor and piano his accompanist performs Schubert's Die Schone Mullerin.

Kings Place, London N1

Fri 3 Oct

Hall One

£12.50–£19.50 adv (£9.50 adv) / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:45
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James Kirby

The pianist performs various works.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 12 Dec 2015

£7 ( £5) / 01227 769075

  • 21:00

London Concert Orchestra: New Year's Eve Gala: Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Elgar, Ravel, Sousa, Mascagni, Grieg, Rossini, Mendelssohn, Sibelius

  • Directed by: Anthony Inglis (cond)
  • Written by: Sibelius

Tenor John Pierce and baritone Grant Doyle join the orchestra for works by Mendelssohn, Sousa, Grieg, Mascagni, Sibelius, Ravel, Elgar, Rossini, Verdi and Tchaikovsky.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Wed 31 Dec

£18.50–£48.50 / 0121 345 0600

  • 21:30

Midsummer Music

CONCERT GIVEN BY HUSBAND AND WIFE SINGERS MARTIN HINDMARSH (TENOR) AND JENNIFER WESTWOOD (MEZZO SOPRANO)

Liquid & Envy, Basildon

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 01268 532299

  • 21:00 – 04:00

Nicholas Clapton

The countertenor is joined by pianist Jonathan Watts for Schubert's Der Zwerg, Lied Eines Schiffers An Die Dioskuren, Erster Verlust, Der Erlkonig, Richard Strauss' Heimliche Aufforderung, Die Nacht, Allerseelen, Morgen, and Wagner's Wesendonck-Lieder.

The Arts at Dartington, Totnes

Mon 28 Jul

Great Hall

£8 / 01803 847 070

  • 22:00

Nocturnal

Luca Villani International guitarist Luca Villani celebrates the 50th anniversary of Julian Bream's premiere of Benjamin Britten masterpiece, Nocturnal, including other 20th century guitar milestones: the Frank Martin Quatre Pieces Breves and Toru Takemitsu's All in Twilight.

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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