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: 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… 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

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

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. 

The Art of Stained Glass

The Art of Stained Glass

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

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. 

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.