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Festival season 2022 at Old Saint Paul’s

A feast of music from Old Saint Paul’s awaits! Our Festival Masses will also run as usual on Sundays in August at 10:30am – please visit the Events page for more details.
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Edinburgh Sacred Arts Festival 15-21 August

Our Director and Assistant Director of Music are both performing at the Sacred Arts Festival this year. For details and tickets, please visit the Sacred Arts Festival website.
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‘Music at 8’ in Old Saint Paul’s (Venue 267)

We are holding a series of concerts in late August as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. All concerts start at 8:00pm and are held at Old Saint Paul’s, Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh. You can find out about accessing the church on our Accessibility page.

Tickets can be bought on Eventbrite. If you attend in person you can also pay on the door, using card or cash.

Tickets £9.00 | £7.00 concession

On Wenlock Edge | Wednesday 10 August

Vaughan Williams’s beautiful song cycle, words by A.E. Housman from “A Shropshire Lad”.

Robert Guthrie (tenor), John Kitchen (piano) & string quartet: Paul Jourdan (violin), Georgina Finlayson (violin), Kathryn Jourdan (viola), Tim Cais (cello).

Buy tickets for Wednesday 10 August

Baroque masterworks for violin and continuo | Friday 12 August

Music by Corelli, Rebel and others.

Lydia Kirschenbaum (baroque violin), Alex Boyd-Bench (cello) & John Kitchen (harpsichord).
Buy tickets for Friday 12 August

Songs for a Lost Cause | Tuesday 16 August at 9pm

The Scots songs of Lady Caroline Nairne.

Sally Carr (soprano), Calum Robertson & friends. Readings by Sheila Brock & Richard Holloway.
Buy tickets for Tuesday 16 August

In Every Corner Sing | Friday 19 August

Music by Vaughan Williams, Claire McCue & James MacMillan. This concert is part of the Sacred Arts Festival programme.
The Choir of Old Saint Paul’s; Director: John Kitchen.
Buy tickets for Friday 19 August

Songs of the Baltic Sea | Tuesday 23 August

Music by Miškinis, Pärt, Dubra, Ešenvalds & Górecki.
The Calton Consort.
Tickets at the door.

Unsung Heroines | Wednesday 24 August

Music by Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery & Georgina MacDonell Finlayson.

With Vulva Voce string quartet.
Buy tickets for Wednesday 24 August