Get Organised! Organ and Choir Christmas Carols- Monday 9th December 2019 1pm
Usher Hall

This year’s lunchtime carol concert, part of the Get Organised! series. The Edinburgh University Singers, conducted by Calum Robertson and accompanied by John Kitchen, will perform a selection of Christmas music, ranging from traditional choral pieces to everyone’s favourite Christmas Carols, in which the audience gets to join! And of course, some trademark cheesy music! (online: YouTube)

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Organist: John Kitchen

University Carol Service- Sunday 8th December 2019 6pm
McEwan Hall

Come along to the University of Edinburgh Carol Service to enjoy hearing the Edinburgh University Singers and the Renaissance singers welcome in the festive season. All members of the University community including staff, students and their family & friends are warmly invited to the service which will take place on Sunday 8th December 2019 at McEwan Hall. The service starts at 6pm, with doors opening at 5.15pm.

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Singers at the National Portrait Gallery- Friday 6th December 2019 1.15pm
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

You are warmly invited to the Edinburgh University Singers’ annual Christmas concert at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery!

Upholding a long-standing tradition, The Edinburgh University Singers return to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery for their annual concert of seasonal music.

We’ll be singing a range of Christmas music, including some festive favourites, in the stunning Great Hall of the Portrait Gallery.

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Autumn Concert- Friday 22nd November 2019 7.30pm
Church of the Sacred Heart
 

The Edinburgh University Singers present their November concert in the beautiful setting of Church of the Scared Heart, Lauriston Place. Pieces include: Britten- Advance Democracy, Howell – A Grace for 10 Downing Street, Burns – Absentia – written to celebrate the centenary of the Edinburgh Seven. There will also be works by Lassus, Rimkus and Vaughan Williams. (online: YouTube)

Tickets are £8/£5 on the door.

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Spring Concert- Friday 29th March 2019 7.30pm
Church of the Sacred Heart

The Edinburgh University Singers present their Spring concert in the beautiful setting of Church of the Scared Heart, Lauriston Place. This concert has a distinctly Scottish feel, with works by Leighton – Sequence for All Saints, Cunningham – The Painter’s Eye, Phillips – The Flowers of the Forest, Hearne – The Seagull, and Powell – Dream Angus. It promises to be a wonderful final concert of the academic year, before we look forward to our summer tour to Northern Italy! Tickets are £8/£5 on the door, and £7/£4 online. Conductor: Calum Robertson Organist: John Kitchen

University Carol Service- Sunday 9th December 2018 6pm
McEwan Hall

Come along to the University of Edinburgh Carol Service to enjoy hearing the Edinburgh University Singers and the Renaissance singers welcome in the festive season. All members of the University community including staff, students and their family & friends are warmly invited to the service which will take place on Sunday 9th December 2018 at McEwan Hall. The service starts at 6pm, with doors opening at 5.15pm.

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Singers at the National Portrait Gallery- Friday 7th December 2018 1.15pm
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

You are warmly invited to the Edinburgh University Singers’ annual Christmas concert at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery!

Upholding a long-standing tradition, The Edinburgh University Singers return to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery for their annual concert of seasonal music.

We’ll be singing a range of Christmas music from carols to cheese, so come and get festive with us in the stunning Great Hall of the Portrait Gallery.

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Get Organ-ised! Organ and Choir Christmas Carols- Monday 3rd December 2018 1pm
Usher Hall

This year’s lunchtime carol concert, part of the Get Organ-ised! series. The Edinburgh University Singers, conducted by Calum Robertson and accompanied by John Kitchen, will perform a selection of Christmas music, ranging from English and German choral pieces to everyone’s favourite Christmas Carols, where the audience gets to join! And of course, some trademark cheesy music.

Conductor: Calum Robertson

Edinburgh University Tree Lighting- 27th November 2018 4.45pm
Old College

Students and staff are cordially invited to the switching on of the Christmas tree lights in the Old College quadrangle. The Edinburgh University Singers and the Edinburgh Salvation Army band will provide seasonal music. Festivities will take place on Tuesday 27th November. Entertainment will start at 4.45pm, with the Principal switching on the Christmas tree lights at 5pm. Conductor: Calum Robertson

Songs from 'Across the Pond'- Sunday 18th November 2018 3pm
Church of the Sacred Heart

The Edinburgh University Singers presents: Songs from “Across the Pond”; our first concert of this academic year in the beautiful Church of the Sacred Heart. Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for under 25s and available online and on the door.

The concert features music inspired by America. The main work is Michael Tippett’s Spirituals, originally written to punctuate his oratorio, A Child of Our Time. Other works include Lori Laitman’s song, If I can stop one heart from breaking, from her suite using texts by Emily Dickinson. Samuel Barber’s song, Sure on this shining night, with text by James Agee and Dan Forrest’s heartbreaking song with text by Mark Twain, Good Night, Dear Heart. There are also arrangements of Summertime, Moon River and Ain’t misbehavin’ by Peter Backhouse.

Conductor: Calum Robertson
Organist: John Kitchen

Paris Tour- June 2018
Multiple Locations

Come and hear the touring Edinburgh University Singers! The choir will be performing a diverse range of music rehearsed across the past year, including Brahms, Bruckner and Scottish Folk, in four locations around Paris:
Conductor: John Kitchen

Edinburgh University Singers presents Brahms: A German Requiem- Friday 23rd March 2018 7.30pm
Reid Concert Hall

The Edinburgh University Singers are trying our hand at one of the finest pieces of romantic music ever written: Brahms’ A German Requiem.

Composed between 1865 and 1868, the requiem stands as a genre defining example of the late romantic era, blending lush chromatic harmony with gorgeous melodies and masterful choral arrangement. Equal parts sombre and comforting, come join us for an evening of beautiful music beautifully presented.

Conductor: John Kitchen
Soprano: Sally Carr
Baritone: Paul Grant
Piano: Stuart Hope & Neil Metcalfe