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October 2020

Nature’s Voice | Symposium: Arts & the Environment

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Please note that this symposium will take place online. Access information will appear here shortly. As Dunedin Consort prepares to perform Nature’s Voice – a programme celebrating the inspirational force of nature in music – we invite you to join us for a live-streamed symposium on the arts and the environment. How can the arts help to shape a greener, more environmentally conscious future? And how can we balance out the need to continue reaching new audiences within a sustainable…

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Nature’s Voice | Online Broadcast

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Please note that this concert will be broadcast online from Greyfriars Kirk. Further Broadcast access and information will appear here shortly. For centuries, music has mirrored nature. From delicate birdsong to rushing rivers, and the shifting sounds of the seasons to the rustle of the undergrowth, this intimate programme for soprano and orchestra celebrates nature’s voice in music, tracing its presence through some of the pillars of the Baroque repertoire. Telemann’s orchestral 'Water Music' suite (Hamburger Ebb’ und Fluth, TWV…

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November 2020

How Lonely Sits the City

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Inverness Cathedral, Ardross Street
Inverness, IV3 5NS United Kingdom
£5 – £22

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. Nicholas Mulroy director In times of isolation we find ourselves longing for community — for acts of kindness, understanding, and generosity of spirit. Few texts seem more fitting just now than the opening of the Lamentations of Jeremiah: ‘How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations!’  As we come to terms with a prolonged period of social isolation, we reflect upon these themes in music from the Renaissance…

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How Lonely Sits the City

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place
Edinburgh, EH1 2QQ United Kingdom
£5 – £22

Pre-concert talk with Gareth Williams & Nicholas Mulroy at 6.30pm Nicholas Mulroy director In times of isolation we find ourselves longing for community — for acts of kindness, understanding, and generosity of spirit. Few texts seem more fitting just now than the opening of the Lamentations of Jeremiah: ‘How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations!’   As we come to terms with a prolonged period of social isolation, we reflect upon these themes in music from the Renaissance to the present day. From Orlande de Lassus’s exquisite five-part Lamentations and William…

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How Lonely Sits the City

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
University of Glasgow — Chapel, University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ
£5 – £22

Nicholas Mulroy director In times of isolation we find ourselves longing for community — for acts of kindness, understanding, and generosity of spirit. Few texts seem more fitting just now than the opening of the Lamentations of Jeremiah: ‘How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations!’   As we come to terms with a prolonged period of social isolation, we reflect upon these themes in music from the Renaissance to the present day. From Orlande de Lassus’s exquisite five-part Lamentations and William Byrd’s haunting Ne irascaris Domine and Civitas sancti tui, to the contemporary voices of James MacMillan and Cecilia…

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December 2020

Children’s Messiah

December 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, Palmerston Place
Edinburgh, EH12 5AW United Kingdom
£5

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. Fun for all the family is guaranteed in our interactive 45-minute concerts specifically devised for children which will include all the best tunes from Handel’s Messiah. You can even expect an appearance from Handel himself to introduce his most famous melodies…! No age restriction. Adults with tickets to the evening performance of Handel’s Messiah go free to this event. Please note that this performance will also be attended by school children…

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Messiah

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, Palmerston Place
Edinburgh, EH12 5AW United Kingdom
£5 – £25

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. It’s all too easy to take Handel’s Messiah for granted. This extraordinary and enduring work has become a staple of the Christmas season, with its glorious arias and choruses ringing out in concert halls around the world. But with Dunedin Consort, it never loses its magic. Performed by our lithe ensemble of just 12 singers and 15 instrumentalists, Handel’s music remains as crisp, powerful and uplifting as it was at is first performance. Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without it.

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Children’s Messiah

December 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, 300 Great Western Rd
Glasgow, G4 9JB United Kingdom
£5

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. Fun for all the family is guaranteed in our interactive 45-minute concerts specifically devised for children which will include all the best tunes from Handel’s Messiah. You can even expect an appearance from Handel himself to introduce his most famous melodies…! No age restriction. Adults with tickets to the evening performance of Handel’s Messiah go free to this event. Please note that this performance will also be attended by school children…

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Messiah

December 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, 300 Great Western Rd
Glasgow, G4 9JB United Kingdom
£5 – £25

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. It’s all too easy to take Handel’s Messiah for granted. This extraordinary and enduring work has become a staple of the Christmas season, with its glorious arias and choruses ringing out in concert halls around the world. But with Dunedin Consort, it never loses its magic. Performed by our lithe ensemble of just 12 singers and 15 instrumentalists, Handel’s music remains as crisp, powerful and uplifting as it was at is first performance. Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without it.

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February 2021

A Lover’s Discourse

Friday 12th February @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom
£5 – £15

Please note: tickets are not yet on sale for this event. Please check back soon. Nicholas Mulroy director & tenor Pippa Murphy composer ‘I encounter millions of bodies in my life; of these millions, I may desire some hundreds; but of these hundreds, I love only once…’ — Roland Barthes   In love, as in music, we find ourselves in a multitude of hazy, transcendental states, neither here nor there. ‘We are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are…

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