Up & Coming Events

 


Ensemble Burletta

Sunday 10th March 2019: 3pm

A wonderful programme of music for clarinet quintet performed by Ensemble Burletta, including a chance to hear the rarely performed clarinet quintet by Hans Gál.  As well as a performance of the Brahms Clarinet quintet and 2 Bach fugues arranged by Mozart.

Tickets on the door.
£12 (£10 concessions)
Under 16s free
 


Recitals for Wrigglers -
Concert for babies & toddlers

Friday 22nd of Feb 2019: 2pm

Fun, interactive and educational classical concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!

Tickets £4 per head
www.recitalsforwrigglers.co.uk

 

 

Come and Sing - The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins

Fri 9th Feburary 2019 :10.30- 4pm

Join members of the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union and their conductor Michael Bawtree to sing The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins.

The day will run as follows:

10.30-11.00 - arrival / collect score
11.00-13.00 - come and sing session one
13.00-14.00 - lunch
14.00-15.00 - come and sing session two
15.15-16.00 - performance for friends and family

£10 per singer / £5 ERCU member / free to students (payable on the day)

Please email admin@ercu.org.uk to confirm your place.


 


The Newtown Ensemble Concert

Saturday 19th Jan 2019: 7.30pm

Come and join us for a night of music by:
Stravinsky, Kurt Weill & Reyonaldo Hahn

Adults £15, Students £5, School children Free
Tickets available at door

 


 


Song Circle - The Big Christmas Song Circle

Friday 21st December 2018: 4pm

Following on from last years sell out Christmas family gathering, The Big Christmas Song Circle is a festive singalong for all the family. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are sold from Skylark Cafe or eventbrite.co.uk. £5 entry & Children under 12 free.

 

 


 


Recitals for Wrigglers - Concert for babies & toddlers

Tuesday 18 December 2018: 11am 

Fun, interactive and educational classical concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed!

 

 


 

 

Loud and Proud Choir Festive Concert

Saturday 15 December 2018: 7.30pm

Expect a wonderful evening filled with festive delights and Loud & Proud warmth and silliness! We'll bring you a fabulous mixture of music with some well-known tunes and some surprises too. This is our first festive celebration with our new Musical Director Kathleen Cronie and we're excited!

 


 

 


Showcase - Christmas Concert

Friday 7th December 2018: 7.30pm

Get into the Christmas spirit with Showcase’s festive favourites in our Christmas Concerts. As ever proceeds go to our annual donation to MacMillan Cancer Support. 

Tickets £10 for adults and £5 for 15 and under and are available at the door prior to the performances. Festive refreshments will be served at the interval.

 



The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company Concert

Wednesday 5th December 2018: 7.30pm

An evening of songs, carols, sketches, mulled wine, minced pies and a special guest.


 


 


St Andrew Orchestra Winter Concert

Saturday 1st December 2018: 7.30pm 

Conducted by John Glenesk Mortimore. Post concert refreshments included




 


 

 

Edinburgh Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra

Saturday 24th  December 2018: 5.30pm

With guests (Edinburgh Recorder Ensemble)
Come along and enjoy an early evening programme of light classical, film, and world music. 


 


 

Aria Alba - Aria Sings in Winter

Friday 23 November 2018: 7pm

An evening of Arias, songs, opera choruses & music theatre numbers. 


 

 

 


 


Norman Maclean

Sunday 26th August 2018

After successes at the Edinburgh Fringe with the Soft Shoe Skiffle Band, here’s another trip down memory lane with some fun and pop and folk songs like – Wild Mountain Thyme, Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright, Dark as a Dungeon, The Boxer and more! 26/08/2018  & 27/08/2018
 


Bohemians - Reimagined!

Wednesday 22th August- 24th August 2018: 7.30pm

Join The Bohemians as they twist your all time favourite musical numbers, taking a fresh perspective on classic anthems. An all-singing, all-dancing evening of entertainment featuring songs from Chicago, Mary Poppins, Moulin Rouge and many more! 

 


 

Mad Hatter Mayhem!

Monday 20th August & 25th August 2018

Spud’n’Spencer Spoon present a spoon-playing workshop for adults! Learn some rhythms to accompany Rock’a’Billy Bass in some Wonderland tunes. Fun, laughter and delicious mystery treats await you! Dress code: Wonderland inspired, or come as you are! 

 


 


Afternoon Organ Recital With Marion Lees McPherson

Monday 20th August 2018

Marion Lees McPherson will spend an afternoon in Stockbridge Church with her annual organ recital of music by Bach, Schumann and Brahms.

 


 

Thomas Cameron Live

Sunday 19th  August 2018

Thomas Cameron is an English tenor whose voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and performs classics such as Bring Him Home. 'I have witnessed Cameron's voice draw people in until there is a silence in the air that you can hear. His voice is truly a gift' (Robert Macleod).

 


 

DoDo Street Band

Saturday 18th August 2018

The last word in Celtic Gypsy Klezmer. A contagious epidemic of folk in a joyously wild maverick mix. Blows – Piers Adams. Scrapes – Adam Summerhayes. Bellows – Murray Grainger. Twangs – Malcolm Creese. Bangs - Cormac Byrne.

 


Around The World with Bessy Bass

Saturday 18th August 2018

Bessy returns to the Fringe with friends Spud 'n' Spencer Spoon! Join in with their music and hear about their adventures as Bessy tries busking! Performances on: 18/08/2018 21/08/2018


 


 

Nick Cope and Wrigglers!

Saturday 18th August 2018

Super Saturday Summer Sandwich Show! Recitals for Wrigglers @ 10.30am Nick Cope @ 11.30am Refreshments will be provided in between!

 


 

There Was A Soldier

Thursday 16th  August 2018

Presenting for the last time, WWI bravery on the front line and in Scotland. Soldiers' and nurses' experiences in Elsie Inglis' Scottish War Hospitals and in Bangour. Songs, poems, humour and non-stop visuals. Performances at 3pm and 7pm.
 

 


 

Santa Ignace - Evening Piano Recital

Monday 13th  August 2018

Award-winning concert pianist Santa Ignace comes to the Edinburgh Fringe to perform some of the greatest romantic classics including Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov. Come and experience Santa’s passionate, emotionally intense interpretation.

 


 

Afternoon Organ Recital With Nancy Crook

Sunday 12th  August 2018

Nancy Crook will be returning to the Fringe with her annual afternoon organ recital of music by Bach, de Grigny and Jackson at Stockbridge Church.


 


 

Ayman Jarjour - The Syrian Guitarist

Saturday 11th  August 2018

Guitar journey sampling Middle Eastern, Spanish, Latin American and classical flavours. Ayman studied in Damascus, Syria, then Madrid and Juilliard. He performed worldwide including at Carnegie Hall and refugee camps. The concert includes a visual presentation.

 

 


 

Aria Alba - Idomeneo

Thursday 9th  August 2018

The despotic potentate, his son, his son’s beloved, her jealous rival, the demands of the even more despotic potentate, the general staff and, stirring it all, the potentate’s advisor. Will justice win out and democracy reign? Performances on: Aug 9-12 AT 19:00

 


 

John Walker & Liam Bonthrone

Thursday 9th  August 2018

Afternoon song recital featuring tenor Liam Bonthrone and pianist John Walker. Piano programme including Lieder and English Songs by Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Britten and Coates.


 


 

Christopher Guild

Tuesday 7th  August 2018

A Fringe first, acclaimed pianist Christopher Guild presents a whistle-stop tour of classical music in Scotland since 1900.


 


 

Wars of the Roses – The Last Plantagenet

Tuesday 7th  August 2018

A romp through the Wars of the Roses exploring the key characters, battles and key historical moments along with an eye for the more bizarre aspects of conflict.


 


 

Kazakh Theatre of Drama & Music - Akbayan

Monday 6th  August 2018

Akbayan is a beautiful folk legend that is performed by the spectacular Kazakh Theatre of Drama & Music, Kyzylorda and directed by the esteemed Hussein Amir Temir. This will be a European premiere and suitable for all audiences. Performances on 6th, 7th and 8th of August at 1pm.

 


 

Wrigglers - The Lion and The Mouse

Monday 6th  August 2018

A fun, interactive and educational classical concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed! Performances on: Aug 13-17,19 14:30 Aug 20,22,24-25 10:30 Aug 6,8 11:00

 


 

Wriggle Around the World!

Monday 6th  August 2018

A fun, interactive and educational classical concert for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed! Performances on: Aug 13-16 10:30 Aug 19 16:30 Aug 20,22-25 14:30 Aug 7,9 11:00 Aug 17-18 10:30

 


 

SymphRONica

Friday 3rd August 2018

BBC Radio 3 regulars Ron Davis' Symphronica return for a third dazzling run with their innovative jazz. They've topped charts, won worldwide raves, played Trafalgar Square and the Pan Am Games. Music you’ve been waiting for!
Performances on: 03/08/2018 04/08/2018 17/08/2018

 


 

Bambino Beats

Friday 3rd  August 2018

Amy and Clare are joining Old Macdonald and all his friends for a boogie down on the Farm. Dingle-dangle with the scarecrows and hop with the bunnies as we take a trip on the tractor to meet all the farmyard animals. Performances on: Aug 3-4,10-11,17 at 11:00 Aug 3-5,10-12,17-18 at 14:00

 


 

KUNIKO Solo Marimba Recital

Wednesday 11th July 2018: 7pm

The programme ranges from BACH to the present day, including pieces from Bach’s cello suite and violin sonata, from her 2017 album ‘J.S. BACH: Solo Works for Marimba’, plus signature pieces from Japan’s Akira Miyoshi (1933-2013).

Kuniko is the only Japanese artist who is signed exclusively with the Glasgow recording label, Linn Records. Her latest album was named the #1 Album of the Year in 2017 and received the grand prize at the 2017 CD Shop Awards in Japan. ​


 

The 6-5 Special Concert!

Saturday 7th July 2018: 7:15pm

40 piece orchestra of local musicians performing popular musical pieces under the baton of Robert J Howden!​

To celebrate 65th birthday and raise funds for diabetes research.​

Reserve your place by pledging our suggested donation of £10 per person on an email to laura.reed@origo.com, rjhmusicman@hotmail.co.uk or by telephoning robert J Howden on 0131 556 4683. All cash donations will be collected on arrival. Thank you! 
 


 

Wrigglers - Sail Away

Wednesday 20th June 2018: 11am

Tickets £4 each
 


 

Stockbridge and New Town Community Orchestra Summer Concert

Sunday 3rd June 2018: 7pm


 


 

Recitals for Wrigglers!

Wednesday 30th May 2018: 11am

Tickets £4 each


 


 

St Andrew Orchestra Spring Concert


Wednesday 30th May 2018: 7.30pm



 


 

St. Mary's Music School Renaud Capucorn Masterclass

Friday 11th May 2018: 10am




 


 

Italian Institute Concert

Wednesday 9th May 2018: 6.30pm

A concert on the occasion of Italian Ambassador's visit.


 


At Sing Sistah Sing! album launch with Andrea Baker

Tuesday 8th May 2018: 6.30pm

Admission Free
Stockbridge Parish Church

Join internationally renowned singer Andrea Baker as she celebrates the release of her first CD 'Sing Sistah Sing!'.
Featuring a selection of songs from the show 'Sing Sistah Sing!' - a celebration of the sound and extraordinary breadth of the African American female voice and a heartfelt retelling of some of their most incredible life stories. Artists honoured in Sing Sistah Sing! include Leontyne Price, Marian Anderson, Donna Summer, Nina Simone and the great Billie Holiday.
Sing Sistah Sing! has been performed internationally to great critical acclaim. The new CD, recorded at Stockbridge Parish Church, is a selection of excerpts from the show.
We’d like to invite you to the album release party on Tuesday 8 May at 6.30pm at Stockbridge Parish Church (admission free). Andrea will introduce the album with a short concert, followed by a Q&A. Light refreshments and drinks provided. The album will be available to purchase on the night.

RSVP
By 1 May to CDrsvp@protonmail.com
Tickets allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Described as possessing a “luscious and full-bodied tone” (Das Opernglas), British-American mezzo-soprano Andrea Baker is renowned for her distinctive voice, intense artistry, and passion.

singsistahsing.com


 

Alexandra Prentice Public Recital

Friday 4th May 2018: 7.30pm

A relaxing evening of music for violin and piano with a varied programme, including works by Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy and Wieniawski. There will be free refreshments in the interval and a short reception after the concert - everyone welcome.

Event is free.
 


 

St. Mary's Music School Nigel Murray Masterclass

Friday 20th April 2018: 10am

Nigel Murray was Director of Music at St Mary’s Music School from 1980-1996.  He was one of the most talented and admired musicians in Scotland.  On his death he left a substantial sum of money to St Mary’s Music School to be invested to fund a series of masterclasses for the benefit of pupils of St Mary's Music School.
 


 

Wrigglers - Jump into Spring!

Wednesday 31st March 2018: 2pm

Tickets £4 each


 


 

Fettes Spring Concert

Wednesday 21 st March 2018



 


 

Edinburgh Napier Orchestral Society

Wednesday 14th March 2018




 


 

Andrea Baker - Mezzo Soprano

Tuesday 30th Janurary 2018

An album recording hosted in Stockbridge Parish Church for a world-class Mezzo Soprano voice Andrea Baker.

 


 

The Edinburgh Competition Festival Association

Friday 26th Janurary 2018



 


 

The Newtown Ensemble

Thursday 20th Janurary 2018



 


 

Song Circle

23rd December 2017



 


 

Chamber Concert

19th December 2017



 


 

Wrigglers Christmas Show

16th December 2017




 


 

Jubilo Christmas Carol Concert

19th December 2017




 


 

St Andrew Orchestra Christmas Concert

2nd December 2017




 


 

SNCO Concert

26th November 2017

 

 


 

Edinburgh Napier Chamber Orchestra

22nd November 2017



 


 

Hebrides Ensemble Composition Seminar

21st November 2017

Join us as we explore several new works submitted by composers at all stages of their career. Led by internationally renowned composer Nigel Osborne and Hebrides Ensemble’s Artistic Director William Conway, this event is open to anyone with an interest in composition. 
 


 

Notes of Friendship

10th November 2017

Notes of Friendship is a celebration of all of Amy Moar's musical friendships. It will include a very varied program of music, from traditional to contemporary and everything in between! 

This charity concert is in aid of Drake Music Scotland and Scottish Love in Action. 
 


 

Jazz concert featuring Stirling Crisis

20th October 2017

We are holding a Jazz concert at Stockbridge Church on 20th October. 

Tickets £15 including a glass of wine available on the door.
 


 

Yvonne Sinclair - Where did Mayans go?

11th October 2017

Yvonne Sinclair, founder of charity Naru, tells of the forgotten indigenous people of Guatemala and the challenges to their survival they face day by day. Admission free.

 


 

Canto pe' Napule - Musiche classiche napoletane

28th October 2017

The musicians and singers of the Conservatorio Statale Nicola Sala di Benevento will delight us with a unique combination of lyrics and music. Join us for an event that celebrates Naples, one of the most vibrant cities in the world, and be transported by a feeling of love, fondness and joy.
 


 

Doors Open Day

23rd September 2017




 


 

Marion Lees Mcpherson - Afternoon Organ recital in Stockbridge

25th August 2017

Programme of all French music including Couperin, Cesar Franck, Vierne, Alain, Marcel Dupre and Germaine Tailleferre.


 

Modern Studies band & L Campbell + The Pumpkinseeds Chamber Orchestra

20th August 2017

Two of Scotland’s most critically acclaimed new acts present their unique brand of pastoral and lyrical pop, enhanced by intricate arrangements for the renowned Pumpkinseeds strings, brass and voices, in a spectacle of contemporary indie talent.


 

Opencast - There was a Soldier

15th August 2017

A unique tribute to the people of West Lothian and beyond, and Bangour War Hospital, during WW1. OpenCast, including 11 teenagers, tell, through music and poetry, the story of young men who enlisted with great enthusiasm to defend their country.
 


 

Recitals for Wrigglers - Wriggle around the World

15th August 2017

An educational, interactive and light-hearted classical music experience for all the family. Come and hear a violin and cello close up in a concert where wriggling is allowed. 


 

Recitals for Wrigglers - King Arthur

14th August 2017

Classical music close up where wriggling is allowed. Live violin and cello music give an educational and interactive experience for all the family. Music with a royal theme and the story of King Arthur.


 

Wind and Fire: Nicholas Parsons - Peter and the Wolf

12th August 2017

Nicholas Parsons, Radio 4 legend, narrates the children's classic tale Peter and the Wolf, arranged by Tom David Wilson for double-reed and brass ensemble and conducted by John Grundy.


 

Around The World With Bessy Bass

11th August 2017

Bessy had such a wonderful time at the Fringe last year, so this year she excitedly returns... and this time she is bringing some of her friends with her! 

 


 

Beijing Students Art Troupe - Stories from China

6th August 2017

This magnificent show will bring you all the quintessence of China: Beijing Opera, chorus, string orchestra, drama, traditional folk music and dance. Presented by talented Chinese teenagers, the performance will give you a close gaze of China in the history and in the contemporary times. 


 

Nancy Crook and Andrew Lees - Violin and Piano in Stockbridge

7th August 2017

Violin and Piano. Brahms A Major Sonata. Debussy Sonata. Piano solo. From 2nd book of Preludes by Claude Debussy: No 5 Bruyeres (Heather), No 8 Ondine (The Water Sprite), No 12 Feux d'Artifice (Fireworks).


 

John Montgomery String Band

5th August 2017

The band feature multi-stringed instrumentalists playing original music and songs in the folk/country rock genre. Fresh from their Scottish concerts and featuring two inspiring albums – Walking Home (shortlisted at Scottish Music Awards) and newly released Falkland Hill. 


 

Ayman Jarjour and Waseem Kotoub - Music diaspora

5th August 2017

Internationally acclaimed British/Syrian musicians Waseem Kotoub (piano) and Ayman Jarjour (guitar) in concert, accompanied by a visual display of Syria before and after the war.


 

Songs Of Praise

4th August 2017

Come and sing with us! The Songs of Praise Team from Manchester will be in Edinburgh next week for a recording of hymns in Stockbridge Church.

The music will be recorded for BBC One’s Songs of Praise and will be broadcast in future editions of the programme. Enthusiastic singers are invited to join us and become part of a specially-formed massed choir to lead the viewers at home in the singing. 


 

Bambino Beats - Summertime Boogie

4th August 2017

Amy and Clare have packed their suitcases for a summertime full of your favourite songs. Come and join them for a boogie and a singalong and celebrate the summer holidays.


 

Fundraising Concert and Reception

8th June 2017

Save the Royal High School Fundraising Concert and Reception

Two world-class pianists: Malcolm Martineau and Steven Osborne with eminent soprano Lorna Anderson will perform works by Beethoven and Schubert. 


 

SNCO Spring Concert

28th May 2017

Stockbridge and New Town Community Orchestra Spring concert, featuring Beethoven, Faure, Brahms Vaughan Williams and many more. Tickets available on the door.


 

Spring Concert By Loud and Proud

27th May 2017

Get into the joys of spring and join Loud & Proud Choir for our annual concert at Stockbridge Parish Church. Tickets available online from Eventbrite or your friendly choir member.


 

Keep On Dreaming

20th May 2017

Calling all Dreamers and friends and family! 

On Sat 20th May some LYers of the past will be taking to the stage to perform in a cabaret style evening with songs from the world of Musical theatre, and pop accompanied by a live band.


 

Nigel Murray Masterclass with Nicola Benedetti

18th May 2017

St Mary's Music School

 


 

St Andrew Orchestra Spring Concert

6th May 2017

Concert programme:
Beethoven Leonora Overture No. 3
A selection of Puccini & Verdi arias with Polish soprano Magdalena Durant 
Brahms Symphony No. 2


 

Sarah Lucy Penny

6th May 2017

A varied programme of vocal works, including Schumann, Finzi, Sondheim and more! With accompaniment of Suart Hope and Jessica Conway. Free admission, refreshments to follow.


 

A Spoonful of Vintage

29th April 2017

A Spoonful of Vintage celebrates its fifth birthday with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders. We have fabulous vintage fashion from the 1920s-1970s, jewellery, handbags and accessories, ceramics, glassware, homewares, collectables and furniture. We have a return visit from Vee-Tone Records, Scotland-based independent music label who specialise in releasing the best in roots music from the 40s to the 60s on vinyl including blues, rock 'n' roll, soul, rockabilly and early country.


 

Doing Politics Differently

28th April 2017

 

 


 

King's Philarmonic Orchestra

22th April 2017

 


 

Metamophoses by Trio

23rd April 2017

Music by Schumann, Clarke, Smit, Francaix


 


 

Fettes Concert

22nd March 2017



 


 

Edinburgh Competition Festival Association

20th Janurary 2017




 


 

SNCO Winter Concert

22nd Janurary 2017




 


 

EMMS Concert

15th Janurary 2017