St Andrew's and St George's West Church

St Andrew's and St George's West Church
St Andrew's and St George's West Church
13 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PA
  • Telephone 0131 225 3847
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 10am–3pm, Sat 11am–2pm
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  • Website www.stagw.org.uk
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Built in 1784 as the first church in the New Town of Edinburgh, the Georgian oval sanctuary has excellent acoustics and is a popular concert and event venue. St Andrew's and St George's West is still a busy working church and visitors are always welcome. Undercroft Café open Mon–Fri 10am–2pm.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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Akiko Okamoto in Concert

Akiko Okamoto This Japanese-born international pianist returns to the Fringe with a charming programme of music by Chopin, Bach and Mozart and finishes with Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky. Not to be missed.

Tue 8 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 10 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

All Chopin Recital

William Alexander A selection of favourite variations, nocturnes, fantasias, waltzes, mazurkas and polonaises played by William Alexander (piano).

Sat 19 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£7) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Distinctively Scottish

Kirsty Wark and James Runcie Kirsty Wark is one of television’s most experienced presenters and author of The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle. James Runcie is a director of television and theatre, radio commissioner and author of The Grantchester Mysteries. Here they reveal their favourite Scottish books. Part of the Book…

Wed 16 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

From Havana to Buenos Aires: Cuban Classics

Ann Liebeck Soprano and Marcos Madrigal Piano Marcos Madrigal, Cuba's most exciting young concert pianist, appears with opera singer Ann Liebeck in a programme of Latin American classical songs, opera arias and virtuoso piano music. They will perform art songs by Cuba's answer to George Gershwin, Ernesto Lecuona…

Mon 7 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 9 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fusion

Steve Skinner, Seamus Corr, John Bradford, Ruth Ker Steve Skinner (vocals, guitars, Indian harmonium), Seamus Corr (saxophones, flutes, pipes), John Bradford (percussion) and Ruth Ker (double bass) came together in Leeds to explore their love of world music, composition and improvisation. The result – a taste of jazz…

Mon 7 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Julian Layn Project

Julian Layn (Piano) Composer and pianist Julian Layn returns to the Fringe to perform his unique 21st century classical music, including his Thunderstorm Trilogy, the Queen and the Ecocalypse works. His composition style extends beyond classical minimalism, offering a sound and themes that resonate with today's social…

Tue 15 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 17 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Organ Recital

Drew Crichton Come and hear this young Napier University music graduate and St Andrew's and St George's West organ scholar perform in his first solo Fringe organ recital.

Thu 17 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£7 / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Piano Masterworks 2017

Charles Whitehead New Zealand pianist Charles Whitehead returns to the Fringe with a compelling programme of classical masterworks from Schumann's Fantasie, Op.17, to Stravinsky's Petrouchka Suite.

Mon 14 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£9 / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 16 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£9 / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pitchcraft

Humour, versatility and originality weave through a polished and spellbinding performance from a choir that's a bit different from any you've heard before. This show covers uniquely crafted arrangements of popular contemporary songs and some beautiful classics, each given its own twist and soaked with humour, passion and…

Fri 18 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Poacher's Pilgrimage – An Island Journey

Alastair McIntosh Alastair McIntosh is a writer, broadcaster and activist on land reform, spirituality and ecology. His pilgrimage across the island where he was born, Harris to the south, Lewis to the north, is a thought-provoking journey relevant to current events. Age category: 14+

Wed 9 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Rachmaninov and Schumann Cello

Barbara Misiewicz and Alan Graham Rachmaninov's Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor was first performed in 1901 soon after the amazing success of his second piano concerto. It is delightful to hear many of the attractive features of the piano concerto again in the cello sonata: warm rich harmonies, sweeping melodies…

Mon 21 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£9 (£7) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Riversong

City Chorus Rivers have always inspired artists, poets and composers. Enjoy City Chorus performing beautiful music on a riparian theme, from classical works to show tunes, jazz standards to folk songs, spirituals to new compositions. Guest soloists join this London-based choir, performing favourites like Moon River…

Sat 19 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Rosenkavalier Extravaganza

Brian Bannatyne-Scott, Caroline Taylor, Catherine Backhouse, Catherine Hooper, Walter Blair A rare chance to hear some of the loveliest Romantic music ever written, in the glorious acoustic of St Andrews and St George's West Church in the heart of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town. Internationally renowned Scottish bass…

Tue 15 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£15 (£12) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sax Appeal 2017

Enjoy a relaxing hour away from the Fringe frenzy with a programme of light jazz, classics, ragtime and easy listening music from Scotland's popular Hume Saxophone Quartet. With a repertoire that covers music from Mozart to Mancini and Bach to the Beatles, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Suo Gan ….

Sat 26 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£5–£10 / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Triplicity: Voyages à Trois

Frances Cooper (soprano), Anne Lewis (mezzo-soprano), Colin Dundas (piano) Looking for adventure? Join us on our modern day musical Grand Tour. Does a trip to Paris appeal? Or perhaps a life on the ocean waves? Share our travels in song through Europe and America in the company of cosmopolitan composers including…

Fri 18 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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