John Passion

St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Bach’s ‘little Passion’, as Schumann famously called it, was unveiled to the Leipzig congregation on Good Friday 1724, 300 years ago almost to the day. It was Bach’s first Passion, and although more slender than the Matthew that would follow three years later, it remains his first piece of grand storytelling. While the Matthew Passion is […]

£5 – £29

Open Rehearsal: Matthew Passion

Edinburgh

Join us for our open rehearsal in Edinburgh as we rehearse our intimate, one-per-part interpretation of Bach's Matthew Passion.

Matthew Passion

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

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh From the intractable swell of the opening chorus to the profound solemnity of the last, the Matthew Passion contains some of the most exquisite music that Bach ever composed. And there are few greater interpreters than the Dunedin Consort, whose annual performance has become a must-see event. Our intimate, one-per-part interpretation […]

£5 – £29

Open Rehearsal: Sean Shibe meets Dunedin Consort

Edinburgh

Join us for our open rehearsal in Edinburgh where guitarist Sean Shibe takes centre stage in this folk-inspired programme, which traces the roots of the Scottish-Canadian diaspora in music from the Renaissance to the present day.

Sean Shibe meets Dunedin Consort

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

Guitarist Sean Shibe takes centre stage in this folk-inspired programme, which traces the roots of the Scottish-Canadian diaspora in music from the Renaissance to the present day. From the exquisite delicacy of the Scottish lute manuscripts and Dowland’s heart-rending Lachrimae, we course through Purcell and Geminiani to meet Sir James MacMillan’s timeless From Galloway and […]

£5 – £29

Open Rehearsal: Scattered Rhymes: Choral Tour

Edinburgh

Join us for our open rehearsal in Edinburgh where we explore choral music inspired by The Song of Songs from Biana Maria Furgeri’s flowing Ego flos campi for upper voices to Tomás Luis de Victoria’s epic, six-part Vadam et circumibo civitatem.

Scattered Rhymes: choral tour

Greyfriars Kirk Greyfriars Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Song of Songs plunges us into a lush world of ripe fruits, deep waters, scorching heats, and cooling shades. This intense imagery — the Hebrew Bible’s richest and most succulent — drives poetry that is both straightforwardly erotic and tantalisingly allegorical in its exploration of love both human and divine. This heady combination invites […]

£5 – £24