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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.

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.

The Calton Consort: Rachmaninov's Vespers

Jason Orringe conducts Rachmaninov's Vespers, otherwise known as the 'All-Night Vigil', taken from the Russian Orthodox ceremony of the same name. Tickets available on the door.

Old St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 3332

  • 22:00

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.

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A Ceremony Of Carols By Candlelight: Praetorius, Bach, Britten

  • Directed by: Ralph Allwood
  • Written by: Britten

St Martin-In-The-Fields, London WC2N

Tue 30 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 7766 1100

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Choral Workshop

A choral workshop with Mary King. Pieces to be studied on the day include extracts from Handel and Verdi. Copies of sheet music can be ordered in advance. Followed by a performance at 9.30pm.

Haddo House, Ellon

Mon 6 Oct

£5 / 0844 493 2179

Part of Haddo Arts Festival.

Comedy Cabaret with Kit and McConnel

Comedy cabaret from Kit Hesketh-Harvey and James McConnel.

Hotel du Vin, St Andrews

Sat 25 Oct

£12 (under 26s, students and Music Centre members £8) / 0844 728 9269

Part of St Andrews Voices.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

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.

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
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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

Wed 20 Aug

Church

£8.50 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Church

£8.50 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8.50 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Inner Voices, Outer Worlds: Mendelssohn, Spohr

  • Written by: Spohr

Gould Piano Trio and guests perform Mendelssohn's String Symphony No 12 In G Minor and Spohr's Nonet.

Royal Welsh College Of Music And Drama, Cardiff

Sat 18 Oct

Dora Stoutzker Hall

£6 (£5) / 029 2039 1391

  • 21:30

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

James Kirby

The pianist performs various works.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Sat 12 Dec 2015

£7 ( £5) / 01227 769075

  • 21:00

Jillian Bain Christie

Aberdeen-born soprano and composer sings her own composition as well as other works by contemporary Nordic composers.

King's College Chapel, Aberdeen

Thu 6 Nov

£8 Aberdeen Box Office (£3–£10) / 01224 641 122

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 21:00
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Southwell Minster

Fri 22 Aug

Phone for prices / 01636 812649

  • 22:00

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

Lunchtime Concert

St Giles' Cathedral offers free lunchtime concerts from visiting artists.

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

Free / 0131 226 0673

  • 00:00 (Thursday morning)

The Marian Consort

Young vocal ensemble specialising in early music, directed by Rory McCleery.

St Leonards Chapel, St Andrews

Fri 24 Oct

£12 (under 26s, students and Music Centre members £8)

Works by Victoria, Mouton and Praetorius, plus two Scottish premieres: The Angels and The Annunciation by the late English composer Jonathan Harvey. Part of St Andrews Voices.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

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
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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

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.

Orbis Trio

Award-winning ensemble from the Czech Republic.

Blackheath Halls, London SE3

Sun 26 Oct

£14 (£12) / 020 8463 0100

  • 23:00

Oxford Analytica Concert

A concert of popular classical music.

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Thu 18 Sep

Phone for prices / 01865 305305

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Oxford Inter-Collegiate Christian Union

University of Oxford's annual inter-collegiate Christian union carol concert.

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 0870 750 0659

  • 21:45

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 0870 750 0659

  • 21:45

Picnic in the Cemetery

Point View Art Association presents Made in Macao Instrumental cabaret for piano and strings by Macao composer Njo Kong Kie (music director of La La La Human Steps for many years) interweaves classical sensibilities with contemporary impulses, musical performances with cinematic theatricality - resulting in an…

C nova, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

studio 5

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

studio 5

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

studio 5

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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