Festival Programme

CATHEDRAL ORGAN RESTORATION CELEBRITY RECITAL: WAYNE MARSHALL

Sunday 15 August, 5pm 1hr £15

One of the world’s most famous musicians comes to St Mary’s to give the first organ recital on the magnificent and newly restored ‘Father’ Willis organ. Be sure to book early for a memorable afternoon of organ music performed by Wayne Marshall.

CATHEDRAL ORGAN DEMONSTRATION

Sunday 8 August, 5pm 1hr FREE

Join us for an afternoon of keys and pipes and plenty of pulling out all the stops!  Organists Duncan Ferguson and Imogen Morgan demonstrate the newly restored ‘Father’ Willis organ of St Mary’s Cathedral. With projection of the organ console onto a big screen, come and learn more about what Mozart rightly called ‘the King of Instruments’.

CATHEDRAL ORGAN RECITAL: A YEAR IN 60 MINUTES

Sunday 22 August, 5pm 1hr FREE

Matthew Owens returns to St Mary’s to play a programme of organ music from Christmas to Christmas and lots in between! Join us for an exciting programme from J. S. Bach to Garth Edmundson.

CATHEDRAL CHOIR CONCERT: Fauré Requiem

Friday 20 August, 7.30pm, 50 MINUTES, £10

The Choir of St Mary’s Cathedral sings Fauré’s moving and famous work. Come and hear ‘one of Scotland’s (indeed the UK’s) musical jewels’ (Gramophone) in the beauty of a candlelit St Mary’s Cathedral.

CHORAL SERVICES
For a full list of our Choral Services during the Festival, click here

Lunchtime recitals (All free, all 13:10-13:50)

Monday 2 August Max Carsley Organ

Tuesday 3 August Kieran McCrossan Classical Guitar

Wed 4 August James Gaughan and Matthew Collins Baritone and Piano

Thursday 5 August Kirsten Z Cairns and Matthew Brown Soprano and Piano

Friday 6 August Gordon Ferries Baroque Guitar

 

Mon 9 August Ivor Klayman and John Bryden Baritone and Piano

Tue 10 August Philomusica of Edinburgh Baroque String Ensemble

Wed 11 August Adam Brown Classical Guitar

Thu 12 August Sinfonia Wind Soloists Wind Quintet

Fri 13 August SMMS Viola and Piano

Sat 14 August Jennifer Craig, Marion Ramsay and Bill Kean Soprano, Contralto and Piano

 

Mon 16 August Neil Mantle and Gillian Gray Horn and Piano

Tue 17 August Timothy Edmundson & Jennifer Redmond Baritone & Piano

Thu 19 August Aquillos Winds Wind Quintet

Fri 20 August William Harris and George Gillow Cello and Piano

Sat 21 August Hector Scott and Anna Mavromatidi Violin and Piano