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CONCERTS AT THE UNIVERSITY Autumn - Winter 2015
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Page 1: ConCerts at the university … · BWV 539 J.S. BACH Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 665 GEORG BÖHM Chorale Partita ‘Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ’ and works by LOUIS COUPERIN

ConCerts at the universityAutumn - Winter 2015

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royal milenorth bridge

south bridge

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concert venues1 Reid Concert Hall 2 Greyfriars Kirk 3 Methodist Church 4 Playfair Library Hall 5 Canongate Kirk 6 St Giles’ Cathedral 7 Scottish National Portrait Gallery 8 Old Saint Paul’s Church 9 Alison House

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Autumn - Winter 2015

Due to the current buildings works at the McEwan Hall, our forthcoming series of lunchtime concerts has been moved from the Reid Concert Hall. Tuesday lunchtime concerts will be held in the City of Edinburgh Methodist Church and Friday lunchtime concerts will be in the Playfair Library Hall or Greyfriars Kirk. The Reid Concert Hall will continue to be used for concerts in the evenings and at weekends.

ConCerts at the universityAutumn - Winter 2015

Reid Concert Hall – Bristo Square, Edinburgh EH8 9AHPedestrian access to the main entrance is via Teviot Place. A wheelchair lift is provided at the east door accessed from Bristo Square.

Greyfriars Kirk - Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2QQAccess to the church is via the gate in Greyfriars Place, through the Kirkyard and into the church via the vestibule. No parking of vehicles is allowed in the Kirkyard, with the exception of those dropping off disabled persons.

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church - 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BXThe concerts will take place in the large hall on the upper floor. Please enter via the Well Café on ground floor level and take the stairs or lift to the hall.

Playfair Library Hall - Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YLPedestrian access to the Old College Quadrangle is via the entrance at South Bridge, or at West College Street. There is no vehicular access permitted into Old College Quadrangle. Arrangements for disabled access to the Playfair Library Hall (which is situated on the upper floor of the building) can be made in advance - telephone 0131 650 8008.

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diary autumn/winter 2015october

2 8.00pm Reid Concert Hall Aleks Kolkowski and Grey Area FREE

3 7.30pm Reid Concert Hall Debashish Sanyal & Vijay Kangutkar £10 / £5

6 1.10pm Methodist Church The Edinburgh Quartet FREE

9 1.10pm Playfair Library Hall

Ruth Slater, Aaron McGregor, Alice Allen & John Kitchen FREE

11 8.00pm Reid Concert Hall Edimpro FREE

13 1.10pm Methodist Church Students from the Reid School of Music FREE

16 1.10pm Greyfriars Kirk John Kitchen FREE

20 1.10pm Methodist Church The Edinburgh Quartet FREE

23 1.10pm Playfair Library Hall

Anne Desler, Mai Kawabata & John Kitchen FREE

25 3.00pm Old Saint Paul's Church Edinburgh University Singers £5 / £3

27 1.10pm Methodist Church Adam Brown FREE

30 1.10pm Greyfriars Kirk David Gerrard FREE

november

3 1.10pm Methodist Church Raymond MacDonald & Helle Lund FREE

6 1.10pm Greyfriars Kirk Simon Leach FREE

10 1.10pm Methodist Church The Edinburgh Quartet FREE

13 1.10pm Greyfriars Kirk James Johnstone FREE

13 7.30pm Greyfriars Kirk EUMS Symphony Orchestra £10 / £5

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Autumn - Winter 2015

diary autumn/winter 2015november continued

14 8.00pm Greyfriars Kirk Edinburgh University Chamber Orchestra & Edinburgh University Chamber Choir £10 / £5

17 1.10pm Methodist Church Florian Kitt & Harald Ossberger FREE

20 1.10pm Greyfriars Kirk Douglas Hollick FREE

20 7.45pm Canongate Kirk Edinburgh University Renaissance Singers £8 / £5

21 7.30pm Reid Concert Hall Edinburgh University String Orchestra £10 / £5

22 7.30pm Reid Concert Hall EUMS Sinfonia £10 / £5

24 1.10pm Methodist Church Magdalena Durant & Chris Harding FREE

26 7.30pm Reid Concert Hall Edinburgh University Composers' Orchestra FREE

27 7.30pm Reid Concert Hall Edinburgh University Wind Band £5 /£3

december

5 7.30pm Reid Concert Hall Edinburgh University Brass Band £5 / £3

6 6.00pm St. Giles' Cathedral Edinburgh University Carol Service FREE

7 8.00pm Reid Concert Hall EUMS Orchestras Christmas concert

entry by dona-tion

10 1.15pmScottish National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street

Edinburgh University Singers FREE

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saturDay 3 oCtoBer, 7.30pm

Reid Concert Hall

DEBASHISH SANYAL sitar VIJAY KANGUTKAR tabla

A rare opportunity to hear the highest quality North Indian classical music in Edinburgh.

£10 non-student / £5 student Tickets available on the door [email protected]

tuesDay 6 oCtoBer, 1.10pm

Methodist Church

THE EDINBURGH QUARTET

TRISTAN GURNEY violin GORDON BRAGG violin FIONA WINNING viola MARK BAILEY cello

TOM HARROLD Silent Shores HAYDN String Quartet Op.20 No.1

Admission Free

The Edinburgh Quartet Photo credit: Archie MacFarlane

Debashish Sanyal

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FriDay 2 oCtoBer, 8.00pm

Reid Concert Hall

ALEKS KOLKOWSKI phonograph, gramophone and stroh violin and members of GREY AREA

CHRISTIAN WOLFF For 1 ,2, or 3 People KOLKOWSKI and WILLIAMS Test-Tone Battle and group improvisation featuring GREY AREA

Admission Free

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FriDay 9 oCtoBer, 1.10pm Playfair Library Hall

RUTH SLATER violin AARON McGREGOR violin ALICE ALLEN cello JOHN KITCHEN harpsichord

AVISON Trio Sonata in D minor Op. 1 No. 1 CORELLI Trio Sonata in D major Op. 3 No. 2 STANLEY Concerto in C minor Op. 10 No. 4 HANDEL Trio Sonata in G major Op. 5 No. 4

Admission Free

sunDay 11 oCtoBer, 8.00pm Reid Concert Hall

EDIMPRO

Concert of free improvisations by Edimpro, Edinburgh’s free improvisation ensemble.

Admission Free

tuesDay 13 oCtoBer, 1.10pm Methodist Church

STUDENTS FROM THE REID SCHOOL OF MUSIC, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

Admission Free

FriDay 16 oCtoBer, 1.10pm

Greyfriars Kirk

JOHN KITCHEN organ

ROBERDAY Fugue and Caprice in F MICHEL CORRETTE Magnificat en a mila 3# DURUFLÉ Méditation WIDOR Three movements from Symphony No. 4

Admission Free

Aaron McGregor

John Kitchen © The City of Edinburgh Council.

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tuesDay 20 oCtoBer, 1.10pm Methodist Church

THE EDINBURGH QUARTET

TRISTAN GURNEY violin GORDON BRAGG violin FIONA WINNING viola MARK BAILEY cello

PӒRT Summa TAVENER Ikon of Joy / Sorrow SCHUBERT String Quartet No.10 in E flat

Admission Free

sunDay 25 oCtoBer, 3.00pm

Old Saint Paul’s Church, Jeffrey Street

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY SINGERS

JOHN KITCHEN conductor CALUM ROBERTSON organ

A concert of  sacred and secular choral music.

£5 / £3 concession Tickets available on the door

tuesDay 27 oCtoBer, 1.10pm

Methodist Church

ADAM BROWN guitar

LAURO Virgilio MONTES Preludio de Adios LAURO Yacumbu BOGDANOVIC African Sketches BALKANSKI Nocturne UNGAR Ashokan Farewell TÁRREGA Gran Vals BARRIOS Julia Florida VILLA-LOBOS Chôro No.1

Admission Free

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3FriDay 23 oCtoBer, 1.10pm

Playfair Library Hall

ANNE DESLER mezzo-soprano MAI KAWABATA violin JOHN KITCHEN harpsichord

J.S. BACH Sonata No. 4 in C minor for violin and obbligato harpsichord BWV 1017 ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI Cantata IV: Sotto il bel di fiori e fronde NICOLO PORPORA Cantata IX ‘Destatevi, o pastori’

Admission Free

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Mai Kawabata

Adam Brown

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FriDay 30 oCtoBer, 1.10pm

Greyfriars Kirk

DAVID GERRARD organ

J.S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 539 J.S. BACH Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 665 GEORG BÖHM Chorale Partita ‘Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ’ and works by LOUIS COUPERIN and ANTONIO de CABEZON

Admission Free

tuesDay 3 noveMBer, 1.10pm

Methodist Church

RAYMOND MacDONALD saxophone HELLE LUND piano

Jazz interpretations of Danish Folk songs, original compositions and free improvisations from one of Denmark’s most accomplished Jazz pianists.

Admission Free

David Gerrard

Raymond MacDonald and Helle Lund

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tuesDay 10 noveMBer, 1.10pm

Methodist Church

THE EDINBURGH QUARTET

TRISTAN GURNEY violin GORDON BRAGG violin FIONA WINNING viola MARK BAILEY cello

SCHNITTKE Prelude in Memorium Dmitri Shostakovich SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 7 STEVENSON Recitative and Air on DSCH: in Memoriam Shostakovich (1987)

Admission Free

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FriDay 13 noveMBer, 1.10pmGreyfriars Kirk

JAMES JOHNSTONE organ

J.S. BACH Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major BWV 564 J.S. BACH Fantasia and Fugue in C minor BWV 537 J.S. BACH Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 659 J.S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in B minor BWV 544

Admission Free

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FriDay 13 noveMBer, 7.30pm

Greyfriars Kirk

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MUSIC SOCIETY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

RUSSELL COWIESON conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.5 WAGNER Prelude to Lohengrin MAHLER Rückert Lieder

£10 / £5 concession Tickets available on the door or in advance from www.eums.org.uk

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FriDay 6 noveMBer, 1.10pm

Greyfriars Kirk

SIMON LEACH organ

J.S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in C major BWV 547 STANLEY Voluntary VIII in D minor PARRY Fantasia and Fugue in G FRESCOBALDI Bergamasca (Fiori Musicali 1635) VIERNE Carillon de Westminster

Admission Free

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Simon Leach

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saturDay 14 noveMBer, 8.00pm

Greyfriars Kirk

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY CHAMBER CHOIR

GREGORY BATSLEER conductor ROBERT BROOKS conductor

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin HOWELLS Requiem HAYDN Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass)

£10 / £5 concession tickets available on the door or phone 07530 585823

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tuesDay 17 noveMBer, 1.10pm

Methodist Church

FLORIAN KITT cello HARALD OSSBERGER piano

KODALY Sonata Op.4 TAKEMITSU Orion BRITTEN Sonata in C Op.65

Admission Free

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Douglas Hollick

FriDay 20 noveMBer, 1.10pm Greyfriars Kirk

DOUGLAS HOLLICK organ

A Praeludium by BUXTEHUDE, and BACH’s Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 542 will frame works by HIERONYMUS PRAETORIUS and BRUHNS based around the Advent chorale ‘Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’

Admission Free

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Florian Kitt and Harald Ossberger

FriDay 20 noveMBer, 7.45pm Canongate Kirk

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY RENAISSANCE SINGERS

NOEL O’REGAN director

O Taste and See: Renaissance Music for the Five Senses

£8 / £5 Tickets available on the door or from eurs.eusa.ed.ac.uk

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Magdalena Durant and Chris Harding

thursDay 26 noveMBer, 7.30pm

Reid Concert Hall

EDINBURGH UNIVERSTY COMPOSERS’ ORCHESTRA

MICHAEL GRAHAM conductor

A concert of new works featuring students from the University of Edinburgh.

Admission Free

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tuesDay 24 noveMBer, 1.10pm

Methodist Church

MAGDALENA DURANT soprano CHRIS HARDING piano

Through the Spectrum of Colours. A musical journey spanning 100 years of song from BRAHMS, FAURÉ and DEBUSSY to SZYMANOWSKI.

Admission Free

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sunDay 22 noveMBer, 7.30pm

Reid Concert Hall

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MUSIC SOCIETY SINFONIA

MICHAEL DEVLIN conductor

RACHMANINOV Caprice Bohémian KHACHATURIAN Adagio from Spartacus BORODIN Symphony No.2

£10 / £5 concesssion Tickets available on the door or in advance from www.eums.org.uk

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saturDay 21 noveMBer, 7.30pm

Reid Concert Hall

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY STRING ORCHESTRA

WILL CONWAY conductor DUNCAN APPLEBY soloist

MOZART Eine Kleine Nacht Musik FINZI Eclogue ELGAR Introduction and Allegro STRAVINSKY Concerto in D

£10 / £5 Tickets available on the door www.facebook.com/Edinburgh UniversityStringOrchestra [email protected]

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thursDay 10 DeCeMBer, 1.15pm Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY SINGERS

JOHN KITCHEN conductor

A concert of seasonal choral music for Advent and Christmas

Admission Free

John Kitchen © The City of Edinburgh Council

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MonDay 7 DeCeMBer, 8.00pm

Reid Concert Hall

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY MUSIC SOCIETY ORCHESTRAS

RUSSELL COWIESON conductor

With Carols aplenty and fantastic orchestral performances of well-known and well-loved Christmas Classics, this evening is a seasonal must for those in the mood for merriment with an EUMS twist.

Entry by donation

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saturDay 5 DeCeMBer, 7.30pm

Reid Concert Hall

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY BRASS BAND

ONDŘEJ SOUKUP conductor

A mixture of traditional brass band favourites, well-known contemporary music and some festive Christmas classics.

£5 non-student / £3 student Tickets available on the door [email protected]

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FriDay 27 noveMBer, 7.30pm

Reid Concert Hall

EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY WIND BAND

MORVEN BELL conductor

A variety of music, including traditional wind band music, film scores and musicals.

£5 non-student / £3 student Tickets available on the door [email protected]

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sunDay 6 DeCeMBer, 6.00pm

St. Giles’ Cathedral

UNIVERSITY CAROL SERVICE

EU SINGERS and EU RENAISSANCE SINGERS JOHN KITCHEN conductor and organ NOEL O’REGAN conductor

Important: due to the popularity of the event, please be seated by 5.40pm (doors open 5pm); unfortunately admission cannot be guaranteed.

Admission Free

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relateD events

music research seminarsLecture Room A, Alison House

THURSDAYS, 5.15PM

These seminars are open to all. See website for further information:

www.eca.ed.ac.uk/reid-school-of-music/news-events/music-research-seminars

institute For MusiC in huMan anD soCial DevelopMent (iMhsD)The institute for Music in Human and Social Development brings together research, theory and practice from disciplines including psychology, medicine, linguistics, physics, neuroscience and philosophy. Our aim is to inform both the scientific understanding and practical application of music as an educational, therapeutic, artistic and social tool.

www.eca.ed.ac.uk/reid-school-of-music/research/centres/imhsd

other events at eDinBurgh College oF artFor other events at the Edinburgh College of Art, please visit the website:

www.eca.ed.ac.uk/eca-home/news-events

See page 6 for concert details

Aleks Kolkowski

Photo credit TEDx imperial College

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MusiCal instruMent MuseuMsREID CONCERT HALL MUSEUM OF INSTRUMENTS

Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AH

The world’s oldest purpose-built museum of musical instruments displays its collection in Victorian cases still containing their original glass. European wind, bowed string and percussion instruments are on display, as is a selection of instruments from around the world.

OPENING HOURS

(from October 2015) Wednesdays 3pm-5pm Saturdays 10am-1pm

Admission Free [email protected]

ST CECILIA’S HALL AND MUSEUM OF INSTRUMENTS

St Cecilia’s Hall, Niddry Street, Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1LJ

St Cecilia’s Hall and Museum of Instruments are currently closed for refurbishment and are due to re-open in November 2016. For further information see

www.stcecilias.ed.ac.uk

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contactConcert secretary: Moira Landels

Contact address: The University of Edinburgh Reid School of Music Edinburgh College of Art Alison House 12 Nicolson Square Edinburgh EH8 9DF

t. 0131 651 4336 e. [email protected] w. eca.ed.ac.uk/reid-school-of-music

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland. Registration no. SC005336

concert venues1 Reid Concert Hall 2 Greyfriars Kirk 3 Methodist Church 4 Playfair Library Hall 5 Canongate Kirk 6 St Giles’ Cathedral 7 Scottish National Portrait Gallery 8 Old Saint Paul’s Church 9 Alison House

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