Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair, together with long-time collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass), celebrates Scotland’s proud fiddle tradition. 

Bach: A Year in the Life

Bach: A Year in the Life

Central to Bach’s output as a composer are his chorale preludes. 

Contemporary Choral Classics

Contemporary Choral Classics

Rock Festival Choir is Alnwick’s renowned chamber choir of 22 singers under director Peter Brown. 

Bach and Handel

Bach and Handel

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for an eighth consecutive year for two concerts. 

Bach, Handel and Vivaldi

Bach, Handel and Vivaldi

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Festival Fringe for an eighth consecutive year. 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

Accomplished Hungarian violin virtuoso Tamás Fejes returns to this year’s Fringe to perform from his recently released, highly acclaimed album. 

Devon Knows How They Make It So Musical! (Free)

Devon Knows How They Make It So Musical! (Free)

Join us for a magical, marvellous hour of songs from your favourite movie musicals including Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman and some Disney classics. 

A Summer's Evening with Caritas Strings

A Summer's Evening with Caritas Strings

Caritas Strings from George Watson’s College are returning to Canongate Kirk with a programme which spans three centuries; from Vivaldi’s Winter from The Four Seasons to Warlock’s … 

Karlheinz Stockhausen 90th Anniversary: Intuitive Music

Karlheinz Stockhausen 90th Anniversary: Intuitive Music

Aberdeen-based ensemble marks 90th anniversary of composer Karlheinz Stockhausen and 50th anniversary of his Intuitive Music by performing selected compositions from his Aus den Si… 

The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's Tale

David Corkhill and the Edinburgh Festival Ensemble reunite for a special centenary performance of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale. 

Rachmaninov Vespers

Rachmaninov Vespers

The highly acclaimed Rock Festival Choir (Alnwick’s a cappella Chamber Choir) under its director Peter Brown come to the Fringe for the first time to sing Rachmaninoff’s wonderfu… 

Consort of Voices Presents

Consort of Voices Presents

Consort of Voices return to the historic Canongate Kirk in what will be our tenth year of Fringe performances. 

Bach: Young at Heart

Bach: Young at Heart

A programme that includes some of Bach’s earliest organ music as well as pieces that are decidedly youthful in spirit including the Prelude and Fugue in D and the Partita on Christ… 

Bach and Handel

Bach and Handel

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a seventh consecutive year for two concerts. 

Violin and Cello

Violin and Cello

Join this talented duo as they play a selection of much-loved pieces from the duo’s repertoire. An afternoon of enjoyment. 

Bach, Vivaldi and Handel Concertos

Bach, Vivaldi and Handel Concertos

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a seventh consecutive year for two concerts. 

Mozart Serenades 2

Mozart Serenades 2

The Edinburgh Festival Ensemble perform Mozart’s Serenade in E flat for wind alongside Dvorak’s beautiful Wind Serenade. 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair celebrates Scotland’s magical fiddle tradition in the glorious Canongate Kirk acoustic. 

Canongate Kirk Organ Recitals

Canongate Kirk Organ Recitals

Hear the magnificent Canongate Frobenius organ in a series of concerts played by resident organist, David Goodenough, who returns to play at the Fringe this year. 

Evening Piano Recital – Santa Ignace

Evening Piano Recital – Santa Ignace

International award-winning concert pianist Santa Ignace began her studies with her father, a jazz pianist and conductor. 

Votadini Guitar Duo

Votadini Guitar Duo

Alfred Lennox Leishman and Finlay Hay invite you to the premiere of The Votadini Classical Guitar Duo! These two young musicians of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School, studying … 

Mozart Serenades 1

Mozart Serenades 1

The Edinburgh Festival Ensemble is directed by Ian Munro in a performance of Mozart’s sparkling Haffner Serenade. 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

The accomplished Hungarian violinist Tamas Fejes returns to the Fringe with a selection of Bach’s monumental masterworks written for unaccompanied violin, regarded to be the pinnac… 

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / A Midsummer Night's Dream from China by Whispering Lotus Artists (Guqin, Dizi, Xiao, Pipa and Zheng)

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / A Midsummer Night's Dream from China by Whispering Lotus Artists (Guqin, Dizi, Xiao, Pipa and Zheng)

Three elegant women musicians from Suzhou, costumed in Whispering Lotus Chi-pao will give us a concert on Chinese guqin, zheng, dizi and xiao (bamboo flute and end-blown bamboo flu… 

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Playing an instrument with over 2,500 years of recorded history, after some 100 public recitals in the UK, international classical Zheng performer Yi Dong, a soloist with five albu… 

Bach – Schübler Chorales

Bach – Schübler Chorales

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

JS Bach Motets

JS Bach Motets

Scotland’s new chamber choir makes its debut, bringing to life three of Bach’s incomparable masterpieces. 

Consort of Voices Presents

Consort of Voices Presents

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 compo… 

Schildt Organ Works

Schildt Organ Works

Sweelinck’s pupil Schildt wrote some of the finest north German baroque organ music before his death in 1667. 

Vivaldi and Bach Concertos and Orchestral Suite

Vivaldi and Bach Concertos and Orchestral Suite

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts. 

Alastair Savage: Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage: Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair presents his annual celebration of the Scots fiddle tradition in the Canongate Kirk’s vibrant acoustic. 

Bach and Vivaldi Cantata and Concertos

Bach and Vivaldi Cantata and Concertos

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts. 

Karl Jenkins Palladio

Karl Jenkins Palladio

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: Sinfon… 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

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. 

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

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

The Werbeck Ensemble sings folk and religious repertoire from around the world including Barber, Britten, Elgar, Rachmaninov, Rheinberger and Stravinsky. 

Mozart's Gran Partita

Mozart's Gran Partita

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

Bach and the Dance of God

Bach and the Dance of God

Since 2011, George Wilson and his twin sons have presented Bach at the Canongate. 

B Minor Mass

B Minor Mass

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 … 

Consort of Voices Presents – Shakespeare Songs

Consort of Voices Presents – Shakespeare Songs

Consort of Voices return to Canongate Kirk for our eighth consecutive year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Bach: Variety and Variations

Bach: Variety and Variations

Organist David Hamilton presents a programme including Bach’s Sei gegrüsset variations and the mighty Passacaglia. 

Scottish Music – Old and New

Scottish Music – Old and New

This famous traditional music ensemble has thrilled audiences around the world, from China to the USA, with their unique blend of fiddles, smallpipes, harp, flute, concertina, doub… 

Music of Gyorgy Kurtag: 90th Anniversary Tribute

Music of Gyorgy Kurtag: 90th Anniversary Tribute

Arbroath-based musician Mark Spalding follows on from last year’s warmly received recital marking 40 years of Stockhausen’s Tierkreis, with a programme honouring veteran Hungarian … 

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir has over 75 members aged 9-19 years. 

The Slimy Stuarts and the Glorious Georgians

The Slimy Stuarts and the Glorious Georgians

Eboracum Baroque are joined by Horrible Histories author Terry Deary in a performance for all the family. 

Matthias Weckmann @ 400

Matthias Weckmann @ 400

Born 400 years ago, Weckmann was regarded as one of the greatest organists of his generation. David Hamilton performs his complete organ works in two parts with an interval. 

Vivaldi, Handel and Bach

Vivaldi, Handel and Bach

Presented by The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh, the programme for this concert comprised of lesser-known and hugely underappreciated works by the three baroque greats: Antonio Vivaldi… 

Bach B minor Mass

Bach B minor Mass

We return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with our popular annual concert of JS Bach’s magnificent B minor Mass, showcasing the singing virtuosity of ten stellar soloists alongsid… 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair presents a concert of music from Scotland’s proud fiddle tradition in the wonderful ambience of the Canongate Kirk. 

Gospel World

Gospel World

Cillis – short for St. 

Bach and Vivaldi

Bach and Vivaldi

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a fifth consecutive year for two concerts. 

My Journey Through China: Dong Yi in Zheng Recitals

My Journey Through China: Dong Yi in Zheng Recitals

The most celebrated international soloist of any Chinese national musical instrument of her generation, playing an instrument of over 2,500 years of recorded history, makes her ret… 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

The accomplished and acclaimed Hungarian-born violinist Tamas Fejes returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform from his debut CD a selection of Sonatas and Partitas by JS … 

Bach and the Dance of God

Bach and the Dance of God

In their sixth appearance at the Fringe, George, Adam and Tom Wilson have borrowed the title of Wilfred Meller’s book for a programme which will include music for organ, solo violi… 

Cello and Piano Recital

Cello and Piano Recital

Cellist Feargus Egan is accompanied by David Hamilton in this programme, featuring two outstanding works for cello and piano from World War I: Delius’ Cello Sonata (1916) and the… 

Scottish Traditional Music Old and New

Scottish Traditional Music Old and New

This annual concert has built up a wide and loyal following, with listeners surprised by the beauty of melody and power of rhythm growing from the group’s blend of Scottish smallpi… 

Pipa (Jing-hua Gao) and Erhu (Zhi-qin Zhu)

Pipa (Jing-hua Gao) and Erhu (Zhi-qin Zhu)

Pipa and erhu are commonly nicknamed as Chinese lute and Chinese violin. 

Consort of Voices at the Fringe

Consort of Voices at the Fringe

Based in Edinburgh and founded in 1991, Consort of Voices specialise in performances of a cappella music and small-scale choral repertoires from the 15th century to the present day… 

Breadth of Bach

Breadth of Bach

Organist David Hamilton returns to Canongate with a programme to illustrate the breadth of Bach’s genius. 

Love Over Scotland – Haiku and Music

Love Over Scotland – Haiku and Music

An hour of pure delight. 

Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Vivaldi The Four Seasons

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh, with soloists Robert Dick, Simon Graham, Sheena Jardine and Kate Miguda, return for a fourth time to perform Vivaldi’s ever-popular The Four Seasons… 

Stockhausen Tierkreis 40th Anniversary

Stockhausen Tierkreis 40th Anniversary

As part of a year-long project marking the 40th anniversary of Stockhausen’s Tierkreis (Signs of the Zodiac), a performance on organ with improvised percussion interludes by compos… 

Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Classical zheng performer, Yi Dong, is one of the only five soloists who has given a recital in China’s Great Hall of the People, and the soloist with the biggest number of public … 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair returns to the wonderful surroundings of the Canongate Kirk for his annual celebration of the Scottish fiddle tradition. 

Bach Concertos and Cantata

Bach Concertos and Cantata

An exciting all Bach programme: Concerto in C major for two Keyboards BWV 1061 with pianists John Cameron and Richard Beauchamp, Solo Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen with sop… 

Bruhns Organ Works

Bruhns Organ Works

In the 350th anniversary of Bruhns’ birth, David Hamilton presents his complete organ works in the superb surrounding of Canongate Kirk. 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

Come and enjoy an hour of sonatas and partitas by J S Bach for solo violin performed by the Hungarian virtuoso, Tamas Fejes. 

Bach E

Bach E

For the fourth year, George, described in the Scotsman as ‘a musician of extraordinary flair and sensitivity’ with his twin sons – now aged 13 – will offer insight into Bach’s … 

As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By

Join CSWO as they celebrate their 20th anniversary of music making in the East Midlands. 

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

Musically challenged friends from sister orchestras in the US join the RTO in a celebration of mutual virtuosity to entertain and amuse all with their fiendish interpretations of m… 

Bach and the Italian Influence

Bach and the Italian Influence

Bach’s organ music shows a wealth of foreign stimuli, but it is arguably Italy’s composers and style that made the greatest impression on him. 

Scottish Music Traditional and New

Scottish Music Traditional and New

This annual concert has built-up a wide and loyal following, with listeners surprised by the beauty of melody and power of rhythm growing from the group’s blend of Scottish smallpi… 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh, with soloists Robert Dick, Simon Graham, Sheena Jardine and Kate Miguda, return for a third time to perform Vivaldi’s ever-popular The Four Seasons. 

Tunder Anniversary Concert

Tunder Anniversary Concert

Franz Tunder (1614-67) was Organist at the Marienkirche in Lübeck and one of the most important composers in the north German school of organ composition. 

Alastair Savage Trio, The Scottish Fiddle

Alastair Savage Trio, The Scottish Fiddle

Alastair celebrates 10 years of his trio with Euan Drysdale on guitar/piano and Iain Crawford on double bass with a concert of old and new Scots fiddle music in the wonderful Canon… 

Bach: Concerto, Cantata, Orchestral Suite

Bach: Concerto, Cantata, Orchestral Suite

A varied and exciting mainly Bach programme: Concerto in E major BWV 1053 with pianist Richard Beauchamp, Cantata BWV 54 with alto Carole Clarke, Orchestral Suite No. 

Eddie McGuire Solos and Duos

Eddie McGuire Solos and Duos

Following the success of last year’s Fringe presentation of his compositions, Eddie McGuire returns with the world premiere of Dialogue (for flute and organ) commissioned by Philli… 

The Canongate Chamber Project

The Canongate Chamber Project

Daniel’s Beard (named after the appearance of the designer of their main venue) perform a series of afternoon concerts in the stunning surroundings of Canongate Kirk. 

Piano Duets

Piano Duets

Jonathan and Anne look forward to welcoming you to their celebration of the piano duet! Two daily, alternating programmes will include music by Bach, Mozart, Schubert and lesser kn… 

Violin and Piano Recital

Violin and Piano Recital

Violin and piano recital: Gudrun Edwards (violin) and Christine Gough (piano). 

JS Bach D

JS Bach D

Over the last three years George has performed the six trio sonatas, explored the keys of C minor and G major and minor. 

Consort of Voices presents

Consort of Voices presents

The Consort of Voices return to Canongate Kirk in the Royal Mile for their sixth appearance at the Fringe, and present a varied choral programme of items from both sides of the Twe… 

JS Bach B Minor Mass

JS Bach B Minor Mass

Scotland’s ‘crack group of British early-musickers’ (New York Times) perform their popular annual concert of JS Bach’s magnificent B Minor Mass, with four stellar soloists, period …