Canongate Kirk

Canongate Kirk
153 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BN
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Alastair Savage: Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage and Friends Alastair presents his annual celebration of the Scots fiddle tradition in the Canongate Kirk's vibrant acoustic. Joining him are regular collaborators Euan Drysdale on guitar/piano and Iain Crawford on double bass, alongside a host of special guests. Folk music legend Eddie McGuire will…

Tue 15 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

B Minor Mass

Ludus Baroque Ludus Baroque returns to the Fringe with their popular annual concert of JS Bach's magnificent B Minor Mass, showcasing the beautiful sounds of a chorus of top class professionals alongside their period ensemble. 'This exuberant performance moves and inspires' (Classic FM Magazine). This annual…

Thu 3 Aug

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bach and the Dance of God

George Wilson, Adam Wilson, Tom Wilson Since 2011, George Wilson and his twin sons have presented Bach at the Canongate. Adam and Tom, age 15, now play an equal role in exploring the heavenly world of Bach and the dance. This year the programme will include the mighty Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, the Suite in C…

Sat 5 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bach and Vivaldi Cantata and Concertos

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts. Here they perform Bach Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV202 with Electra Lochhead (Soprano); three concertos from Vivaldi L'Estro Armonico Op 3, Nos 1, 2 and 3 with…

Mon 14 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bach for Solo Violin

Tamas Fejes Acclaimed Hungarian violinist Tamás Fejes returns to this year's Festival Fringe to perform a selection of Bach's sonatas and partitas from Fejes's debut solo album. These masterpieces, which include the mighty Chaconne, are the pinnacle of the solo violin repertoire, full of intellectual and emotional…

Sun 13 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bach – Schübler Chorales

David Hamilton David Hamilton returns to the magnificent setting of Canongate Kirk for a performance including Bach's Schübler Chorales and Third Organ Sonata.

Sat 26 Aug

£5 / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Consort of Voices Presents

Consort of Voices The Consort of Voices return to Canongate for the ninth successive year, presenting another varied and eclectic programme of music, this year with an emphasis on Scandinavian composers. We will, as usual, be packing a lot of notes into an hour, so come and relax in the historic surroundings of…

Sat 19 Aug

£12 (£8) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

JS Bach Motets

joie de vivre – Scotland's New Chamber Choir Scotland's new chamber choir makes its debut, bringing to life three of Bach's incomparable masterpieces. Director George Wilson has been drawing growing audiences for his Bach performances with his twin sons at the Fringe since 2011. Now, like the Fringe, in his 70th year…

Sun 20 Aug

Free / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Karl Jenkins Palladio

Edinburgh Festival Ensemble Karl Jenkins’ ever popular Palladio for string orchestra is partnered with Abram Stassevich’s arrangement for strings and timpani of Shostakovich’s 8th String Quartet: Sinfonietta, and Britten’s Simple Symphony renowned British musician and Britten collaborator David Corkhill conducts.

Sun 13 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ludus Baroque: Bach, Mass in B Minor

The chamber ensemble presents its annual performance of Bach's masterpiece.

Thu 3 Aug

£17.50 (£15; students & under 18s £10) / 0131 556 3515

Mozart's Gran Partita

Edinburgh Festival Ensemble Ian Munro and The Edinburgh Festival Ensemble are reunited with Mozart’s charming Gran Partita for 13 wind instruments.

Sun 6 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

My Journey Throughout China

Dong Yi, Chinese Zheng Yi Dong makes her 16th annual return to Edinburgh to 'indulge us with a rich spa of the spirits and mind' (China Xinhua News Agency) and to take us on a journey through the spirit of China. 'It's proved to be my best music experience for years' (BBC World Service). Part of 8th Glamour of Jasmine…

Fri 18 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Schildt Organ Works

David Hamilton Sweelinck's pupil Schildt wrote some of the finest north German baroque organ music before his death in 1667. David Hamilton performs Schildt's complete organ works on the 350th anniversary of his death in the sublime setting of Canongate Kirk.

Sat 19 Aug

£5 / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Scottish Music – Old and New

The Whistlebinkies Hear the thrilling sounds of Scottish traditional music: from beautiful melodies to foot-tapping reels, jigs and strathspeys. This famous ensemble has entertained audiences around the world, from China to America, displaying their unique blend of instruments: fiddles (Mark Hayward and Alastair…

Fri 25 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Vivaldi and Bach Concertos and Orchestral Suite

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts. Here they perform Bach Orchestral Suite No.2 with Hannah Foster (Flute), three concertos from Vivaldi L'Estro Armonico Op 3, Nos 4, 5 and 6 with violin soloists Robert Dick…

Thu 17 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Werbeck Ensemble in Concert. Under the Direction of Cristiaan Boele.

The Werbeck Ensemble in Concert. The Werbeck Ensemble sings folk and religious repertoire from around the world including Barber, Britten, Elgar, Rachmaninov, Rheinberger and Stravinsky. The Werbeck Ensemble is an international ensemble comprising of singers from France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and…

Sat 12 Aug

Free / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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