The Edinburgh Society of Organists
The Edinburgh Society of Organists

Meetings and Events

Saturday 17 September:Visit to the Corstorphine area
10.30 - 11.30 Murrayfield Parish Church, Corstorphine Road
11.45 - 12.30 St Ninian's Parish Church, Corstorphine Road
12.30 - 1.15 Bring your own lunch (St Ninian's)
1.30-2.30 St Anne's Parish Church, Corstorphine Road
2.45-3.45 Corstorphine Old Parish Church, Kirk Loan, followed by tea and refreshments at the church

Friday 14 - Saturday 15 October: Reger with Graham Barber
14 October: 7.30pm - Recital at St Giles' Cathedral
15 October: 11am-1pm: Illustrated talk; St Andrew's and St George's West. George Street, including tea and coffee

Friday 28 - Saturday 29 October: 'ORGAN FEST' (organised by BIOS, IAO & RCO, sponsored by ESO)
28 October: 7.30pm Opening Recital at St Giles' Cathedral; Professor Ullrich Böhme (Thomaskirche, Leipzig)
29 October
10am Visit to St Stephen's Church, Stockbridge, and its Father Willis organ
11.15am Talks from the festival's promoters and the BIOS lecture at St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral
2.30pm Concert at the Reid Hall by the Kellie Consort with John Kitchen
5.30pm Choral Evensong at Old St Paul's Church

There is a small discount for ESO members for OrganFest. The application form is downloadable from the OrganFest website and members should complete that and mark that they are ESO members, and reduce their payment by £5.  N.B. this is only available if booking the complete festival ticket, not for individual events within the festival, and is only applicable for postal applications.

Tuesday 15 November, 7.30pm: Wine with Widor; St Andrew's and St George's Church West, George Street
selections from Fugue State Films DVD 'Widor - the Master of the Organ Symphony';
8.30pm wine tasting downstairs.
Cost £10-12 per head for those partaking of the wine tasting

Tuesday 17 January, 7.30pm: Young Members' Recital; St Peter'sChurch, Lutton Place
Additionally, Andrew Macintosh, Director RCO Scotland and Northern Ireland, introudces the work of the College and its recent restructuring, and speaks about its plans for working in  Scotland.

Friday 3 February: Burns Supper; Freemasons' Hall, George Street

Tuesday 14 March, 7.30pm: President's Evening; St Giles' Cathedral
Albert Schweitzer and the organ: lecture by Michael Harris

Saturday 29 April 3pm: Recital in memory of Dr Eric Smith; Freemason's Hall, George Street.
John Bryden will give a recital in memory of Dr Smith, Hollins's successor at St George's West and ESO Past President.

Saturday 20 May, 11am: AGM and recital; St Cuthbert's Church, Lothian Road
AGM followed by refreshments, and recital at 12.30pm by David Gray.

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