So OCD!

So OCD!

What if almost everything you did felt like it could bring about the end of the world? Fear experts Maia and Susannah take you on a tour of their darkest secrets (and yours) in thi… 

A Summer Night's Firefly

A Summer Night's Firefly

In this summer, a story shall journey from China to the UK, from East to West. 

Orchestre à Six Mains – Three Pianists, Six Hands, One Piano

Orchestre à Six Mains – Three Pianists, Six Hands, One Piano

Hear our innovative piano orchestra perform finger-gymnastics music for three pianists playing one piano together. 

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Chapel

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Chapel

Nil penna sed usus – not the pen itself, but the skill in using it. 

Sacred Arts Festival Film at St Vincent's Chapel

Sacred Arts Festival Film at St Vincent's Chapel

La Vie et la Passion de Jésus Christ. 

Debussy’s Romantic Piano by Candlelight – Clair de Lune

Debussy’s Romantic Piano by Candlelight – Clair de Lune

Celebrate this beautiful evening with romantic piano by Chopin, Liszt and Debussy – by candlelight. 

Sacred Arts Festival Music at St Vincent's Chapel

Sacred Arts Festival Music at St Vincent's Chapel

The Lord is my Shepherd: Sacred song of the English musical renaissance. 

Maestro, This is Your Life!

Maestro, This is Your Life!

Tune-in for a mockumentary edition of This Is Your Life as our imposter Michael Aspel interviews Ludwig van Beethoven. 

Einaudi’s Piano by Candlelight – Elegy for the Arctic

Einaudi’s Piano by Candlelight – Elegy for the Arctic

Relax and unwind as tonight’s artist plays contemporary piano classics by Ludovico Einaudi – by candlelight. 

Sacred Arts Festival Exhibition at St Vincent's Chapel: Triptych of the Book of Revelation

Sacred Arts Festival Exhibition at St Vincent's Chapel: Triptych of the Book of Revelation

A three-panel painting depicting 122 texts from the last book in the Bible. 

Rhapsody in Blue: Jazz Piano by Candlelight

Rhapsody in Blue: Jazz Piano by Candlelight

Reinvigorate your musical soul with classic jazz piano including Joplin’s The Entertainer, Brubeck’s Take Five and Gershwin’s iconic showstopper Rhapsody in Blue – by encha… 

Charlie Chaplin’s Late-Night Cinema

Charlie Chaplin’s Late-Night Cinema

Relive the golden age of Hollywood as our cinema pianist improvises a film score to Charlie Chaplin’s best silent films including The Gold Rush (1925) – live! During the silent f… 

An Afternoon with the Classical Guitar

An Afternoon with the Classical Guitar

Join Stewart Kelly for a journey around the world as you listen to the classical guitar repertoire. Featuring music from Spain, Poland, Scotland, America, Brazil and more. 

Mirror

Mirror

Society is a mirror, made up of thousands of lives. 

Looking Into the Abyss

Looking Into the Abyss

A group are stranded on a deserted island with dwindling supplies. 

Balalaika and Piano Recital

Balalaika and Piano Recital

Laureates of international competitions return to Scotland after nine years. 

One Acchord's That's Life in Harmony

One Acchord's That's Life in Harmony

Embark on a musical odyssey with One Acchord: That’s Life in Harmony. 

Piano Recital with Marc Corbett-Weaver 2024

Piano Recital with Marc Corbett-Weaver 2024

Renowned classical pianist Marc Corbett-Weaver returns to Edinburgh for a dazzling piano recital featuring Rachmaninoff’s Mighty Sonata No 2, Liszt’s Mephisto Waltz, Ravel’s Jeux d… 

Solo Cello Recital: Bach and More

Solo Cello Recital: Bach and More

Christine invites you to enjoy JS Bach’s expressive, contemplative Cello Suite No. 

Travel with Song!

Travel with Song!

ChorAlchemy combines two choirs, the small female vocal ensemble, Voices of Derby, and the larger friends singing group, Derby City Singers. 

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo and The Enharmonic Collective

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo and The Enharmonic Collective

This virtuoso is returning for her fifth year with the Enharmonic Collective. 

Sacred Arts Festival Church Service at St Vincent's Stockbridge

Sacred Arts Festival Church Service at St Vincent's Stockbridge

The Robin Chapel, built in 1950 at the centre of a unique Edinburgh housing complex, The Thistle Foundation, is a memorial to Robin Tudsbury and well known for its excellent choir. 

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Stockbridge 3

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Stockbridge 3

The Art of Ecclesiastical Heraldry. 

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Stockbridge 2

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Stockbridge 2

Basia Mindewicz, Director of the Edinburgh School of Icon Painting, explains the artistic techniques and spiritual inspiration behind one of the most venerated forms of sacred art. 

Sacred Arts Festival Film at St Vincent's Undercroft

Sacred Arts Festival Film at St Vincent's Undercroft

The Desert in the Heart of the World is a filmic study of the impact of the Carthusian monastic movement on the French landscape. 

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Stockbridge 1

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent's Stockbridge 1

The Art of the Icon. 

Chrysanths + Faith Elliot

Chrysanths + Faith Elliot

Modern Studies frontwoman Emily Scott performs new melancholy folk-tinged solo record Leave No Shadow with lush string chamber orchestra and band. 

Chrysanths + C Duncan

Chrysanths + C Duncan

Modern Studies frontwoman Emily Scott performs new melancholy folk-tinged solo record Leave No Shadow with lush string chamber orchestra and band. 

Chrysanths + LT Leif

Chrysanths + LT Leif

Modern Studies frontwoman Emily Scott performs new melancholy folk-tinged solo record Leave No Shadow with lush string chamber orchestra and band. 

Sacred Arts Festival Drama at St Vincent's Chapel Undercroft

Sacred Arts Festival Drama at St Vincent's Chapel Undercroft

The Mysteries – Reimagined. 

Glee Club UK Adult Community Choir

Glee Club UK Adult Community Choir

Glee Club UK are taking you on a musical journey all the way from the swinging 60s, right up to the present day. 

Lunchtime at St Vincent's – Ben Shankland Jazz Piano

Lunchtime at St Vincent's – Ben Shankland Jazz Piano

Edinburgh-born pianist and composer Ben Shankland is, despite his young age, already gaining recognition on the UK jazz scene. 

Lunchtime at St Vincent's – Dvorak Wind Serenade

Lunchtime at St Vincent's – Dvorak Wind Serenade

Dvorak’s 1878 D-minor Serenade can be seen as the pinnacle of the tradition of Harmonie Musik or wind band music that flourished in the palaces of the Hapsburg Empire from about th… 

Caledonia – Words and Music for Sir Walter

Caledonia – Words and Music for Sir Walter

Alasdair Hutton, the narrator of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for 30 years, and Brian Taylor, former Political Editor of BBC Scotland, give readings from Scott’s works on th… 

Lunchtime at St Vincent's – Baroque Sonatas

Lunchtime at St Vincent's – Baroque Sonatas

Members of The Howe Street Band return to St Vincent’s after last year’s successful concert. 

Louise Dodds and Elchin Shirinov Duo

Louise Dodds and Elchin Shirinov Duo

Scottish Jazz Awards 2022 Best Vocalist nominee Louise Dodds and Elchin Shirinov (All About Jazz Top 200 living jazz pianists) will be performing an exclusive set from their critic… 

Piano Recital by Marc Corbett-Weaver 2023

Piano Recital by Marc Corbett-Weaver 2023

The internationally renowned classical pianist Marc Corbett-Weaver makes a welcome return to Edinburgh for a dazzling piano recital of great pianistic masterpieces, including the g… 

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo and the Enharmonic Collective

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo and the Enharmonic Collective

This virtuoso is returning for her fourth year with the Enharmonic Collective. 

Sacred Arts Festival Church Service at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge

Sacred Arts Festival Church Service at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge

Les Shankland directs the Chapter House Singers in Choral Evensong. 

Sacred Arts Festival Poetry at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge

Sacred Arts Festival Poetry at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge

Love of Creation: Poetry’s power for the present. 

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge (Exhibition)

Sacred Arts Festival Visual Art at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge (Exhibition)

Exhibition: The Art of Illumination. 

Sacred Arts Festival Music at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge

Sacred Arts Festival Music at St Vincent’s Chapel Stockbridge

Henry Purcell’s Sacred and Secular. 

Folk Meets Baroque: Historical Scottish Fiddling

Folk Meets Baroque: Historical Scottish Fiddling

From wild dance tunes to solemn laments, frenzied improvisations to lush Baroque compositions, Highland strathspeys to Lowland ballads, join US National Champion fiddler Tim Macdon… 

Marc Corbett-Weaver: Piano Recital 2022

Marc Corbett-Weaver: Piano Recital 2022

A recital of virtuosic piano music given by the popular London-based classical pianist Marc Corbett-Weaver. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Choral Evensong

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Choral Evensong

The 2021 Festival of the Sacred Arts concludes with a service of Choral Evensong. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Scottish Religious Art in Paint and Glass: Robert Scott Lauder’s Christ Teacheth Humility

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Scottish Religious Art in Paint and Glass: Robert Scott Lauder’s Christ Teacheth Humility

Lunchtime lecture: Scottish Religious Art in Paint and Glass: Robert Scott Lauder’s Christ Teacheth Humility. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Theology in Stone – Faith and Art in Edinburgh’s Church Architecture

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Theology in Stone – Faith and Art in Edinburgh’s Church Architecture

Lunchtime lecture: Theology in Stone – Faith and Art in Edinburgh’s Church Architecture. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Faith in Fabrics Church Vestments and Ecclesiastical Embroidery

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Faith in Fabrics Church Vestments and Ecclesiastical Embroidery

One-day exhibition: Faith in Fabrics Church Vestments and Ecclesiastical. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: The Art of Embroidery

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: The Art of Embroidery

Lunchtime talk: Ms Zoe van Zwanenberg, embroiderer, discusses the art of embroidery. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from the Fringe Box Office.  

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: The Art of Hymns

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: The Art of Hymns

Lunchtime lecture: The Art of Hymns. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

Lunchtime recital: Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Festival Opening Service

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Festival Opening Service

Mass setting: Lassus’ Missa Bell ‘Amfitrit’ altera. 

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Haydn’s Seven Last Words from the Cross

Sacred Arts Festival at St Vincent's: Haydn’s Seven Last Words from the Cross

Evening concert: one of Scotland’s most renowned string ensembles, The Edinburgh Quartet, plays Haydn’s Seven Last Words from the Cross, with the movements interspersed by poet… 

Poulenc and Faure Violin Sonatas

Poulenc and Faure Violin Sonatas

Join Richard Montgomery and Anna Michels for a programme of two colourful and contrasting French works for violin and piano. 

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Award-winning PipaRimba is an innovative and masterful pipa/marimba duo. 

The Poetry of God and War

The Poetry of God and War

From the Book of Exodus to the nuclear age, two subjects have regularly inspired poets: love and war. 

Dieterich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri (The Limbs of Our Jesus)

Dieterich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri (The Limbs of Our Jesus)

Directed by Les Shankland, Director of Music, St Vincent’s Chapel, composed in 1680, this rarely performed work is regarded as the very first Lutheran oratorio, and was intended … 

Consider the Lilies: Christian Themes in the Language of Flowers

Consider the Lilies: Christian Themes in the Language of Flowers

Flower arranging is a superb but neglected art. 

St Mark Live! A Dramatic Presentation of the Gospel According to Mark

St Mark Live! A Dramatic Presentation of the Gospel According to Mark

Gerald Osborne spent three years memorising the Gospel of St Mark. 

The Art of Stained Glass

The Art of Stained Glass

For centuries, the art of stained glass has embellished places of worship. 

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle

Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle

Gioachino Rossini’s last work, the Petite Messe Solennelle (Little Solemn Mass), was composed in 1863. 

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

Back for a second year, Augusta Maclean, a young, contemporary Scottish artist, is holding a solo exhibition of original paintings and photography. 

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's Chapel

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's Chapel

A popular and traditional service of Choral Evensong from the 1929 Scottish Prayer Book with guest choir, congregational hymn singing and organ voluntary. 

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo Featuring Guitarist Ryan Gibson

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo Featuring Guitarist Ryan Gibson

This virtuoso duo, returning for their third year, are exploring the rich and mellow sounds of hang drums accompanied by acoustic and bass guitar. 

Marc Corbett-Weaver Piano Recital 2019: Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy and Rachmaninoff

Marc Corbett-Weaver Piano Recital 2019: Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy and Rachmaninoff

‘An interpretive artist fully immersed in the subtleties and considerable technical demands of each composer’s writing. 

The Anglican Tradition of Poetry

The Anglican Tradition of Poetry

A striking result of the Anglican Church’s break with Rome in 1536 was its impact on English literature, not only Cranmer’s masterly Book of Common Prayer and the King James Bi… 

Schütz: Resurrection History

Schütz: Resurrection History

Heinrich Schütz, perhaps the most highly regarded composer in 17th century Germany, wrote The Resurrection History on returning to Germany in 1623, following a period of study in … 

Exhibition: Floral Art for the Feast Day of St Mary

Exhibition: Floral Art for the Feast Day of St Mary

Flower arranging is a superb, but neglected art. 

Exhibition: The Art of the Icon

Exhibition: The Art of the Icon

The Edinburgh School of Icon Painting, under its Director Basia Mindewicz was established in 2013. 

Haydn: Seven Last Words

Haydn: Seven Last Words

The Edinburgh Quartet, founded in 1960, is one of Britain’s foremost chamber ensembles. 

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

Augusta Maclean – Solo Exhibition

A solo exhibition of original paintings and sketches by Augusta Maclean, an up-and-coming Scottish artist who splits her time between Edinburgh and the Highlands. 

Renata Rosa

Renata Rosa

A rare visit to the UK for this deeply expressive Brazilian singer-songwriter and her band. 

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. 

Fellswater Celtic Ensemble in Concert

Fellswater Celtic Ensemble in Concert

Fellswater Celtic music ensemble from Boston, Massachusetts, USA will perform tunes and songs from all the Celtic nations and beyond. 

Edinburgh Quartet: The World's Greatest Chamber Music

Edinburgh Quartet: The World's Greatest Chamber Music

A journey through chamber music gems with the Edinburgh Quartet – featuring works by Mozart, Bruckner, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak and Gesualdo over three performances. 

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

A popular and traditional service of Choral Evensong from the 1929 Scottish Prayer Book with guest choir, congregational hymn singing and organ voluntary. 

Marc Corbett-Weaver's Piano Recital on the Theme of Moonlight

Marc Corbett-Weaver's Piano Recital on the Theme of Moonlight

Following last year’s debut, the internationally acclaimed, London-based pianist Marc Corbett-Weaver makes an eagerly anticipated return to the festival. 

Bach at St Vincent's

Bach at St Vincent's

We welcome back Coro Vincenzo, directed by Les Shankland, who are to perform J. 

Saul and the Witch at Endor

Saul and the Witch at Endor

A lunchtime recital featuring music drawn from Henry Purcell’s Harmonia Sacra, and folk song settings by Benjamin Britten. 

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Tess Said So perform their new and original live film score to F. 

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

Traditional service of Choral Evensong from the 1929 Scottish Prayer Book with guest choir, congregational hymn singing and organ voluntary. 

Marc Corbett-Weaver Piano Recital

Marc Corbett-Weaver Piano Recital

The internationally acclaimed pianist Marc Corbett-Weaver gives his Edinburgh debut recital with a spectacular programme of Bach/Busoni Chaconne, Beethoven’s dazzling Waldstein S… 

Classical Piano Recital

Classical Piano Recital

Two piano students from Edinburgh Napier University perform a 45 minute recital of lesser known masterpieces by Franz Schubert, Alban Berg and Claude Debussy. 

Schubert in Stockbridge

Schubert in Stockbridge

Vocal and instrumental music by Schubert performed at lunchtime in St Vincent’s Church. Featuring the Shepherd on the Rock, the Fantasia in F minor, D.940. 

In the Mood

In the Mood

Yorkshire-based Sundown Swing return to the Fringe for the third time following two years of near capacity audiences. 

Melodies of Scotland: From Folk Song to Art Song

Melodies of Scotland: From Folk Song to Art Song

A programme of spoken word and song deeply rooted in the Scottish folk tradition. 

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

A popular and traditional service of Choral Evensong from the 1929 Scottish Prayer Book with guest choir, congregational hymn singing and organ voluntary. 

Piano Music of Erik Satie

Piano Music of Erik Satie

Prélude de la Porte Héroïque du Ciel, 6 Gnossiennes, 3 Sarabandes, Dances Gothiques. 

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

Choral Evensong at St Vincent's

A traditional service of Choral Evensong, using the 1929 Scottish Episcopal Church liturgy, with a guest choir and congregational hymn singing.