Hot Chocolate

Late night classical music at Old Saint Paul's

Finish off your Fringe day with hot chocolate and an hour of music to send you floating off into the night.

6 to 23 August 2013 at 10pm (Tuesdays to Fridays).

Tickets £8.50 (concessions £6) from www.edfringe.com, or at the door of Old Saint Paul's, Jeffrey Street, from 9.30pm.

Next Concert


Hot Chocolate Concert Diary

All concerts take place in Old Saint Paul's, Jeffrey Street - please see Finding Old Saint Paul's for full directions:

Tuesday 05 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Classical violin
Works from the classical repertoire, including JS Bach’s lively Partita in E major for solo violin, and Sarasate’s evocative, dance-inspired piece, Playera

EVE KENNEDY (soprano)
EDWARD COHEN (piano)

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Wednesday 06 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

The Musical Offering
Bach’s canons and fugues on a theme given by and dedicated to Frederick the Great of Prussia

SILBERMANN ENSEMBLE

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Thursday 07 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Baroque arias and instruments
Works for voice and strings by Handel and Vivaldi

MAGDALENA DURANT (soprano)
JOHN KITCHEN (harpsichord and organ)

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Friday 08 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Late Brahms
The last chamber works of Brahms including the clarinet sonata in E flat and the dark and autumnal clarinet trio in A minor

CALUM ROBERTSON (clarinet)
TIM CAIS (cello)
CHRISTOPHER HARDING (piano)

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Tuesday 12 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Songs of love, loss and life
An evening of classical and romantic German lieder, including Italian songs by Beethoven, excerpts from Schumann’s Myrthen, and Brahms’ song cycle based on Biblical texts, Vier ernste Gesänge

JUDY BROWN (mezzo-soprano)
RICHARD BEAUCHAMP (piano)

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Wednesday 13 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Italian baroque masterworks
Three masterworks from early eighteenth-century Italy, including Vivaldi’s thrilling setting of the Gloria, and concerti by Corelli and Vivaldi, some of the most influential music for string orchestra written during the Italian baroque

SOSPIRO BAROQUE

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Thursday 14 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Late Schubert strings
Schubert’s late, great string quintet in C, one of the most significant and popular works in the entire chamber music repertoire

CASTALIA QUARTET
ANDREW TAYLOR (guest cello)

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Friday 15 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Baroque voices
An evening of baroque chamber music for voices and instruments, featuring JS Bach’s Cantata BWV 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen for solo soprano, trumpet and strings

EBORACUM BAROQUE

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Tuesday 19 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Multiple Bach harpsichords
Beginning with the solo concerto in A major BWV 1055, one by one the harpsichordists will add to the stage, culminating in a rare performance of Bach’s Concerto in A minor for four harpsichords BWV 1065 after Vivaldi.

DAVID GERRARD
JOHN KITCHEN
JAMES RITZEMA
CALUM ROBERTSON
(harpsichords)

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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Rococo France
Early eighteenth-century chamber music, composed in the early years of the reign of Louis XV, including Rameau’s stormy cantata for bass voice, Aquilon et Orithie, dazzling Italianate sonatas for recorder and violin by Blavet and Francoeur, and some distinctly French works for harpsichord.

NICHOLAS UGLOW (bass)
ANNEMARIE KLEIN (recorder)
KATE MIGUDA (violin)
THOMAS MUNCK (viola da gamba)
ROBIN MASON (cello)
JOHN KITCHEN (harpsichord)

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Thursday 21 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Magnificat
Canticle settings by Gibbons, Purcell, Dyson, Stanford and others; also including a performance of a recent OSP commission, Kneeling, by Claire McCue, an evocative setting for unaccompanied choir and clarinet of a poem by RS Thomas

THE CHOIR OF OLD SAINT PAUL’S
Directed by JOHN KITCHEN

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Friday 22 August 2014

Hot Chocolate at 10 | 10 pm

Rachmaninov Vespers
Rich harmonies, moving melodies and texts from the liturgy of the Russian Orthodox Church, all brought together in one of Russia’s best loved choral works

CALTON CONSORT
Directed by JASON ORRINGE

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Please see the Calendar for details of all Old Saint Paul's events. See Services for details of forthcoming services.


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Finding Old Saint Paul's

Entrance to Old Saint Paul's on Jeffrey Street

We're located in Jeffrey Street, just off the Royal Mile. Please see Finding Old Saint Paul's for full directions to the church.