Music, Classical within 5 miles of Edinburgh

130 events within 5 miles

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Thursday 11 December

Friday 12 December

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh £10 (£7) 0131 229 1142

A warming mix of winter songs, plus you're invited to join the group afterwards for delicious home baking, mulled wine and a friendly chat.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh £15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) 0131 228 1155

Saturday 13 December

Polwarth Parish Church, Edinburgh £8 (£7.50; Children £2) 01383 851 279
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh £12 (£10; under 12s free) 0131 668 2019

Christmas pieces, conducted by John Gormley.

St Serf's Parish Church, Edinburgh £10 (£7) 0131 668 2019

Tim Paxton conducts Smetana's Vltava, Jake Spence's Ruckschau – A Song Without Words, Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 1, Op 107 with guest soloist Mark Bailey, and Stravinsky The Firebird (1945 version).

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Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh £18 (£16; students/children/unwaged ) 0131 556 3515

Carols by England's first great composer William Byrd, plus pieces from the Trinity Carol Roll. Concert promoted by the Georgian Concert Society.

Monday 15 December

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh £8 (£5; Children £1) 0131 538 7766
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Tuesday 16 December

Usher Hall, Edinburgh £12–£32 0131 228 1155

The choir performs Christmas music including Poulenc’s Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël.

Wednesday 17 December

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh £20 (£16; Under 5s £5) 0131 668 2019
Usher Hall, Edinburgh £10–£18 (Children £5) 0131 228 1155

Neil Houston conducts John Kitchen (organ) and Thistle Brass (leader Matthew Chinn), with guest singer Anna McLuckie.

Friday 19 December

Saturday 20 December

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh Free 0131 229 1142

Music for Christmas.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Prices to be confirmed

A selection of seasonal pieces.

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh £12 (£10) 07780 324581

A concert of Christmas carols, conducted by Walter Thomson and accompanied by the Edinburgh Players directed by Philip Taylor. With a retiring collection in aid of Enable Scotland, a charity for people with learning difficulties.

Sunday 21 December

Usher Hall, Edinburgh £15–£35 (disabled/under 26s/mature students/unemployed £7.50–£17.50) 0131 228 1155
The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh £5 0131 668 2019

The Children's Messiah is a special 45 minute shortened version for all the family.

Thursday 1 January 2015

Various venues, Edinburgh Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Registration opens on 1 Dec

Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh Free 0131 667 1522

Performance by Mayfield Singers and Players. Part of Festival of Sacred Music.

Friday 2 January 2015

Friday 16 January 2015

Monday 19 January 2015

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Usher Hall, Edinburgh £3 (students and schoolchildren free) 0131 228 1155

Thursday 22 January 2015

Monday 26 January 2015

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh £13–£22 (£12–£20) 0131 668 2019

Performing Haydn Quartet in C Op 76 No 3, Dutilleax Quartet “Ainsi La Nuit”, Brahms Quartet in A minor Op 51 Op 2.

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh Free 0131 651 4336

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet and Beethoven: Quartet Op 18 No 3.