St Giles' Cathedral

St Giles' Cathedral
Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
  • Box office 0131 226 0673
  • General enquiries 0131 225 9442
  • Opening times Oct–Apr: Mon–Sat 9am–5pm; Sun 1–5pm. May–Sept: Mon–Fri 9am–7pm; Sat 9am–5pm; Sun 1–5pm.
  • Website www.stgilescathedral.org.uk
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Dominating the Royal Mile, St Giles’ Cathedral has been one of Edinburgh's religious focal points for approximately 900 years. It is home to some of the best stained glass windows in Scotland, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries, and hosts regular choral and organ performances. Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, this church has witnessed executions, riots and celebrations.

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Bach - Brandenburg Concertos By Candlelight, Saturday 12 May, Edinburgh

St Giles Cathedral, EdinburghMozart - Divertimento in DBach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5Vivaldi - Summer from the Four SeasonsMozart - Flute Quartet in DBach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4Ben Norris - Guest Director/ViolinLONDON CONCERTANTE

Sat 12 May

£19–£28 / 0131 226 0673

Bach's Brandenburgs By Candlelight

Returning to Edinburgh in May to continue their 2018 Scottish season at St Giles’, the London Concertante perform two hallmark works of the Baroque era: J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos nos. 4 the second boasts a contrapuntal masterclass with five soloists playing simultaneous; and the sixth has no violins! The works…

Sat 12 May

£21.03–£30.70 / 0131 226 0673

Brandenburg Concertos by Candlelight

Indulge in a pair of remarkable Brandenburg Concertos hosted by the London Concertante in the stunning St Martin-in-the-Fields!

Sat 12 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 0673

Valentines Piano Recital By Candlelight

Join renowned Pianist Daniel Grimwood for a selection of Romantic Solo piano favourites this Valentines Day in the stunning setting of St Giles' Cathedral. Performing * Beethoven - "Moonlight" Sonata * Brahms - 4 klavierstücke op 119 * Brahms - Variations on a theme of Schumann op 9 * John Field - Nocturne * Faure…

Wed 14 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 0673

Vivaldi Concertos By Candlelight

Come along and join the London Concertante for our 2018 Scottish season opener at St.Giles' High Chruch, Edinburgh! The first of our 8 concert programme at the famous church this year, we’ll be performing a selection of some of Vivaldi’s most loved and well known concertos for strings by candlelight.  Kicking off our…

Fri 2 Mar

£19–£28 / 0131 226 0673

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Vivaldi Concertos By Candlelight - Friday 2 March

St. Giles Cathedral, EdinburghFriday 2 March, 7.30pmVivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins in A minorVivaldi La FolliaVivaldi Summer from the Four SeasonsBach Concerto for 2 ViolinsVivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in D minorLondon ConcertanteBen Norris -Director/Violin

Fri 2 Mar

£19–£28 / 0131 226 0673

Vivaldi Concertos By Candlelight - Saturday 24 February

St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh Saturday 24 February, 7.30pm Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor Vivaldi La Follia Vivaldi “Summer” from the Four Seasons Bach Concerto for 2 Violins Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Violins and Cello in D minor **London Concertante ★★ Ben Norris - * * Director/Violin

Sat 24 Feb

£19–£28 / 0131 226 0673

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