Carolyn Sampson sings Bach

St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Star soprano Carolyn Sampson sings ‘Jauchzet Gott’ which boasts a virtuoso trumpet obbligato and is one of the most purely joyous of all Bach's works. She also performs ‘Golden’ by the Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock who died tragically young. John Butt plays one of Handel’s organ concerti, matched with one of his masterful Op.6 Concerto […]

Since it was the day with Hebrides Ensemble

New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Two of Scotland’s award-winning ensembles come together to present James MacMillan’s extraordinary setting – by turns intimate and dramatic – of the Resurrection story. Featuring the towering bass-baritone of Matthew Brook, Since it was the day of Preparation... uses chamber forces to make a hugely powerful impact. Tickets: £6 - £25

Children’s Messiah

St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Our Children’s Messiah performances are specially crafted with young ears in mind! Guided by Mr Handel, this specially devised 45-minute adaptation of Handel’s masterpiece will guide young listeners through some of his greatest hits, with plenty of fun and interactive games along the way. For many children this may be their first introduction to the concert […]

Messiah

St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

It’s no surprise that Handel’s Messiah continues to draw audiences back year after year. There is nothing quite like it. Although the Hallelujah chorus has become the work’s calling card, Handel wrote every note to impress and astound his listeners. Its choruses are as grand as anything Handel ever composed, the solo writing profoundly moving, the […]

The Quality of Mercy: Choral Tour

St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Nicholas Mulroy leads Scotland’s only professional choir through music that invites contemplation and reflection in four of Scotland’s most beautiful acoustics. The season of Lent, a time of penitence for Christians leading up to Easter, has inspired composers over the centuries to write some of their most beautiful and heartrending music. In this a cappella programme, […]

Matthew Passion

New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Bach’s Matthew Passion was first performed on Good Friday 1727. Amidst the drama of betrayal, trial, judgement, and crucifixion, there runs a thread of love, both human and divine. Eight singers and two orchestras work together and apart to narrate, comment, and reflect on the last days of Jesus’ life. Tickets: £6 - £35 Paul […]

Dunedin x RSNO

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Thomas Søndergård conductor Dunedin Consort Musicians from RSNO Anna Dennis soprano The period instruments of Dunedin Consort lock horns with the full RSNO in a world premiere from Edinburgh-based composer Neil Tòmas Smith. Prior to that the Consort open with Handel’s enchanting Water Music, and the evening is completed with RSNO performing de Vlieger’s arrangement […]