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January 2017
£30 - £50

Day Singing Workshop – Aberdeen

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
St Machar’s Cathedral, 18 The Chanonry
Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ United Kingdom
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Dunedin Consort will be performing at St Machar's Cathedral the same evening with a fantastic Bach programme. We hope you are able to join us. The ever-popular Dunedin Choral Workshops make a welcome return this winter. This season’s series explores music for voices and brass instruments by Renaissance luminaries Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli and Heinrich Schütz, alongside works by the 19th-century masters Brahms and Bruckner, whose approach to vocal…

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£15 - £20

Suites and Cantatas, Aberdeen

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Machar’s Cathedral, 18 The Chanonry
Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ United Kingdom
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In addition to his role as Cantor of the Thomasschule in Leipzig, from 1729 until the early 1740s Bach also held the position of Music Director of the city’s Collegium Musicum. This offered him the opportunity to experiment with novel orchestral timbres. Bach took full advantage of these instrumental resources, synthesising his characteristically intense counterpoint with visceral dance forms to create tangibly physical musical textures. In this programme, we explore two of the orchestral suites thought to have been produced…

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£120 - £150

Weekend Singing Workshop – Edinburgh

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - January 29 @ 5:00 pm
Broughton St Mary’s Church, 12 Bellevue Crescent
Edinburgh, EH3 6NE United Kingdom
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Please note the correct date of the Weekend Workshops is 27-29 January 2017. The information on some of the published brochures is incorrect. The ever-popular Dunedin Choral Workshops make a welcome return this winter. This season’s series explores music for voices and brass instruments by Renaissance luminaries Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli and Heinrich Schütz, alongside works by the 19th-century masters Brahms and Bruckner, whose approach to vocal writing was…

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February 2017
Free

Workshop performance

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Glasgow, The Square, off University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ United Kingdom
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Dunedin Consort have been running workshops for keen singers up and down the country throughout January. These workshops will culminate in this free performance of works by Bruckner, Gabrieli and Schutz which they have been rehearsing. Conducted by John Butt, this a free event in the beautiful setting of Glasgow University Chapel. If you would like to come along and support the singers, please reserve a ticket by emailing info@dunedin-consort.org.uk.

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Music in Britain I

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Music in Britain I

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Music in Britain II

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Music in Britain II in collaboration with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y León.

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March 2017
NKK15 - NKK40

Oslo International Church Music Festival

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Oslo Cathedral, Karl Johans gate 11
Oslo, 0154 Norway
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We travel to Norway to perform Mozart's Requiem and his Solemn Vespers in the Oslo International Church Music Festival. Soloists are Joanne Lunn, Kitty Whately, Thomas Walker and Benjamin Appl.

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£15 - £20

Do not repine, Fair sun.

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Canongate Kirk, 153 Canongate
Edinburgh, EH8 8BN United Kingdom
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In 1617, James VI of Scotland (I of England) made what was to be his first and last visit to his homeland, as part of an affair now known as the Scottish Progress. In a letter to the Scottish Privy Council, he described how he felt ‘a salmonlyke instinct…a great and naturall longing to see our native soyle and place of our birth and breeding.’ With the resident musical institution at Holyrood having fallen into hard times, James imported both…

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April 2017
£20 - £25

Matthew Passion, Glasgow

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3NY United Kingdom
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When Bach composed his setting of the passion narrative from Matthew’s gospel for the Good Friday liturgy at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche in 1729, he could scarcely have imagined the universal connection that it was to make with musicians and audiences across the world. Even in the secular age, its relevance and impact are no less arresting. Whilst less immediately dramatic than the John Passion, its combination of choruses, arias and extended ariosos present unparalleled insight into and meditative reflections on some…

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£13 - £21

Matthew Passion, Perth

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5HZ United Kingdom
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When Bach composed his setting of the passion narrative from Matthew’s gospel for the Good Friday liturgy at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche in 1729, he could scarcely have imagined the universal connection that it was to make with musicians and audiences across the world. Even in the secular age, its relevance and impact are no less arresting. Whilst less immediately dramatic than the John Passion, its combination of choruses, arias and extended ariosos present unparalleled insight into and meditative reflections on some…

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