Music, Classical within 5 miles of Edinburgh

130 events within 5 miles

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Monday 8 December

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh £13–£22 (£12–£20) 0131 473 2000

Performing Beethoven Quartet in D Op 18 No 3, new work by Turnage and Mozart Quartet in F K590.

Tuesday 9 December

Usher Hall, Edinburgh £3 (students and schoolchildren free) 0131 228 1155
Usher Hall, Edinburgh £4 0131 228 1155

Seasonal works with the Edinburgh University Singers.

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

Wednesday 10 December

St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh £10 (£8) 0131 650 2805

Avison's Concerto Grosso No 5, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 3 and Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor, and Handel's Dixit Dominus, with guest conductor Jason Orringe.

Thursday 11 December

Friday 12 December

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 Prices to be confirmed 01383 851 279
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Prices to be confirmed 0131 668 2019

Christmas pieces, conducted by John Gormley.

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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).

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

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) 0131 229 1142

A concert of Christmas carols.

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.