Hail, O Queen

Greyfriars Kirk Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Virgin, Queen, Star of the Sea: Mary has had many names over the centuries. This Marian-inspired programme weaves together music that explores her shifting status as both mother of God and a young woman, through settings of texts both familiar and new. Under the direction of Nicholas Mulroy, our a cappella consort traces her influence across the […]

£5 – £22

Out Of Her Mouth

Assembly Roxy 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s biblical cantatas are extraordinary historical jewels. Written by a woman, about women, for women, they tell bold, unflinching tales about love, marriage, tragedy and adultery, each one a tiny opera in all but name. These breathtaking miniatures — in new English translations by Toria Banks — have never before been […]

£5 – £22

Open Rehearsal: La Vendetta

Edinburgh

Join us for our Edinburgh open rehearsal where Dunedin Consort favourite Nardus Williams rehearses for her most intimate programme yet, drawing together the works of seventeenth-century women that blur the sacred and secular.

Songs of War I Have Seen

The Queen's Hall 85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

In partnership with RSNO  A set of tabletop and standard lamps, illuminating the stage as a living room. The female musicians at the front of the stage performing on both period and modern instruments, playing and then reading text from the wartime diaries of Gertrude Stein. The score carefully mixing Matthew Locke’s music of the […]

£6 – £19.50

Open Rehearsal: Čičić Directs Vivaldi

Edinburgh

Join us for our Edinburgh open rehearsal as Dunedin Consort is joined by guest director and superstar violinist Bojan Čičić for a fiery all-Vivaldi programme, which explores the rich array of music that Vivaldi composed for the court orchestra in Dresden.

Čičić Directs Vivaldi

The Queen's Hall 85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dunedin Consort is joined by guest director and superstar violinist Bojan Čičić for this fiery all-Vivaldi programme, which explores the rich array of music that Vivaldi composed for the court orchestra in Dresden. From the tongue-in-cheek ‘per il Coglioni’ (‘for the idiots’), so named because Vivaldi was asked to write in the figures for the continuo […]

£5 – £29

Children’s Messiah

The Queen's Hall 85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Fun for all the family is guaranteed in Dunedin Consort’s interactive, 45-minute Children’s Messiah — specially crafted with little ears in mind! Guided by Mr Handel himself, they’ll be whizzing through some of his greatest hits, with plenty of fun and games along the way. Suitable for all ages. With BSL interpretation. FREE to adults purchasing tickets […]

£5

Messiah

The Queen's Hall 85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

It’s no surprise that Handel’s Messiah continues to draw audiences back year after year. There is nothing quite like it. Although the Hallelujah chorus has become the work’s calling card, Handel wrote every note to impress and astound his listeners. Its choruses are as grand as anything Handel ever composed, the solo writing profoundly moving, the drama […]

£5 – £29

Open Rehearsal: Leipzig 300

Edinburgh

Join us for our open rehearsal in Edinburgh as we look back at Bach's first cantata cycle composed in Leipzig and the rich creative environment that surrounded him.

Leipzig 300 music by Bach and Telemann

The Queen's Hall 85 - 89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

When Bach took up the position as Kantor at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig in 1723, he could hardly have anticipated the indelible imprint his appointment would have upon the future of western classical music. One of his main duties was to compose liturgical cantatas for every Sunday and feast day of the church year, and […]

£5 – £29