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Recital Diary


The recital diary includes ESO events and other recitals in Edinburgh, or in other towns and cities by ESO members.  Also eligible for consideration are other recitals and events which are further afield which may be of particular interest to ESO members.
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Date Time Venue Details Cost
2022        
Fri 7 Oct 7.30pm Usher Hall RSNO concert including Saint Saens "Organ" Symphony  
Sat 8 Oct 5.30pm St Giles Cathedral

Jordan English

Herbert Howells - Rhapsody No.3; JS Bach - Nun danket alle Gott BWV 657 ; Percy Fletcher  - ;Festival Toccata 

Henri Mulet Rosace; Louis Vierne - Carillon de Westminster 

£6 from Eventbrite or at the door
Mon 10 Oct 12 noon Ayr Town Hall Ciaran Walker  
Sat 15 Oct 5pm St Thomas, Belfast, NI

John Kitchen

Recital for the Ulster Society of Organists

Alan Gray, Parry, Bach, Cecilia McDowall, Paul Halley and Joseph Callaerts

 
Sat 15 Oct 5.30pm St Giles Cathedral

Michael Harris

François Couperin - Offertoire (Messe pour les Paroisses); Felix Mendelssohn - Sonata II in C minor; Robert Schumann - Four Sketches Op 58; JS Bach - Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582 

£6 from Eventbrite or at the door
Sat 15 Oct 8pm St George's Church, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

Darius Battiwalla

Phantom of the Opera: live improvised soundtrack to the 1925 film

£12 (students £5) at the door or from Eventbrite
Sat 22 Oct 2pm tbc St Mary Magdalene’s, Twyning

John Kitchen

Recital for the Worcester Organists' Association

 
Sat 22 Oct 5.30pm St Giles Cathedral

Jordan English

Louis Marchand - Grand Dialogue; Johannes Brahms - Chorale prelude and fugue on O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid; 

Ernest MacMillan - Cortège Académique; Reginald Goss-Custard - Chelsea Fayre; William Walton - Crown Imperial 

£6 from Eventbrite or at the door
Mon 24 Oct 12 noon Ayr Town Hall

John Kitchen

 
Sat 29 Oct 5.30pm St Giles Cathedral

Michael Harris

G.F.Handel  arr W.T.Best - Overture to Samson; JS Bach - Concerto in G BWV 592;  Félix-Alexandre Guilmant - Sonata I in D minor

£6 from Eventbrite or at the door
Mon 31 Oct 1.10pm Usher Hall

John Kitchen

Toccatas and Scherzos by Bach, Lemmens, Morandi, Percy Fletcher, Nigel Ogden and others

£5
Fri 4 Nov 1.10pm Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh

John Kitchen

Concertos by Handel, Walther and Lesson III in D by Elizabeth Turner (1756)

 
Sun 6 Nov 6pm St Giles Cathedral

Jordan English

J.S.Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C BWV 547, Paul Spicer - Elegy; Louis Vierne - Cathédrales; Max Reger - Benedictus; Simon Preston - Toccata 

Free, retiring collection
Fri 11 Nov 7.30pm Caird Hall, Dundee

Richard Hills

Silent Film night: Speedy

£12 (£9/£5)
Sat 12 Nov 5pm Church of the Good Shepherd, Murrayfield

John Kitchen

Stanley,  Bach, Donald Sprinck, Kenneth Leighton, Stanford, Elgar, Florence Price and Sullivan 

 
Sat 19 Nov 7pm Astoria Centre, Corstorphine

Donald MacKenzie

Silent Film night

£15 from the

Corstorphine Trust

Sun 20 Nov TBC St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place Choral Evensong with the combined choirs of St Mary's and St Giles  
Sat 3 Dec 7.30pm Paisley Abbey

Olivier Latry

Bach, Arcadelt/Liszt, Franck, Vierne, Alain, Dupre, Latry

£30

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Sun 4 Dec 6pm St Giles Cathedral

Michael Harris

J.S.Bach - Nun komm, der heiden Heiland BWV 661, BWV 659; Homilius - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme; 

Buxtehude - Chorale Fantasia on Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; Reger - Fantasia and Fugue on Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Free, retiring collection
Mon 5 Dec 1.10pm Usher Hall Christmas Special with the Edinburgh University Singers directed by Calum Robertson with John Kitchen (organ)  

N.B. The information given here is accurate to the best of our knowledge when added to the website. Please check with venues before the events to ensure no changes have taken place as the ESO cannot be responsible for any errors.

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