St Mary's Cathedral
- Telephone 0131 225 6293
- Website www.cathedral.net
The West End of Edinburgh is home to St Mary’s Cathedral, which was established in the late 19th century. It is the only cathedral in Scotland to maintain a tradition of daily choral services with choristers drawn from its own choir school. Other points of interest are the cathedral’s original organ and bell tower.
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Chapter House Singers
The Chapter House Singers are an amateur choir based at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh, singing regular services at the cathedral and performing two concerts a year in the capital.
Sat 8 Jun
£10 / 0131 225 6293
In its annual summer concert the choir performs Brahms' Requiem, Elgar's Give Unto The Lord and Shostakovich's Concertina for Two Pianos. With Libby Crabtree (soprano), Jon Stainsby (baritone), Nick Wearne (organ & piano) and John Bryden (piano). Les Shankland conducts.
St Mary's Music School
St Mary's Music School is Scotland's specialist independent music school for young people aged 9–19, where musically-gifted students get special instruction as well as a general education. As part of the curriculum, various configurations of student musicians give regular public performances.
Universities of Scotland Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninov Second Symphony
Great idea for an ensemble, shame about the repertoire: student musicians from all over Scotland unite to play works by Tchaikovsky and Humperdinck, plus Rachmaninov's inexplicably popular Symphony No 2. Christopher Swaffer conducts, with Tamás Fejes as guest soloist.
Wed 29 May
£12 (£10; Students £8) / 0131 225 6293