Future Concerts at St Marys’

You can  reserve a place by email at  concerts0310@yahoo.co.uk

 

or by using the form on this website at http://stmarychurchaberfoyle.org.uk/?page_id=124

Concerts and events will normally start at 3pm and we we will have a cup of tea ready for you after the concert.  We ask for donations in lieu of a ticket or entry price, so that your donation may (if you wish) qualify for Gift Aid


The Programme for 2018

 

21st January 2018

David Hamilton will play an Organ Recital on our lovely Binns Willis Organ

David Hamilton is University Organist at Strathclyde University, teaches at the Music School of Douglas Academy and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He has performed throughout Europe and in North America, Russia and China, and is a Guest Professor at Shanghai Conservatory. His recital at Aberfoyle on Sunday 21st January will explore the organ repertoire from the 17th to 21st centuries, with music from Bach, Widor and an improvisation.

 


The Programme for 2018

We are just arranging and finalising the programme for 2018.  So far we have arranged for the following

 

Sunday 21 January, 3.00 p.m.: David Hamilton, Organ

David Hamilton is University Organist at Strathclyde University, teaches at the Music School of Douglas Academy and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He will play pieces by Buxtehude and Bach, Widor and Vierne.

Sunday 18 February, 3.00 p.m.: The Lomond Duo:

Lee Holland (flute) and Sasha Savaloni (guitar):

An exciting and varied recital of Flute and Guitar music inspired by dance and song from across the centuries.

Sunday 18 March, 3.00 p.m.: Opus Duo: May Halyburton (double bass) and Jane Colvin (cello). Something for everyone, including perhaps some jazz, in this selection of light and classical pieces from a highly accomplished pair of musicians.

Sunday 15 April, 3.00 p.m.: Edinburgh Renaissance Band.

Ever wondered what the sound of a crumhorn is? What does a shawm look like? And what is the difference between a sliding trumpet and a sackbutt? This concert will answer all these questions – and more!

Sunday 20 May, 3.00 p.m.: Chris Nickol, Organ

Christopher Nickol was a music scholar at Ampleforth Collegeand an organ scholar at Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is currently the Musical Director at New Kilpatrick Parish Church , Bearsden. He will perform pieces by Bach, Elgar, Haydn & Mozart.

Sunday 18 June, 3.00 p.m.: NO CONCERT

Sunday 16 July, 3.00 p.m.: Feis Fhoirt:

Young traditional ceilidh musicians playing fiddles, clarsach, guitar, and mandolin, with some beautiful Gaelic singing.

Sunday 19 August, 3.00 p.m.: Organ Recital, Details to follow

Sunday 16 September, 3.00 p.m.: Alastair Savage and Friends.

We are priviledged that, once again, these musicians of the highest calibre are visiting St. Mary’s to perform their choice of ancient and newly written pieces in the Scottish fiddle tradtion.

Sunday 21October, 3.00 p.m.: Monzani Trio (flute, violin, cello);

Lee Holland, Flute • Rachel Spencer, Violin • Feargus Egan, Cello. The Monzani Trio is an exciting new partnership between three good friends, all successful performers in their own right, who have a passion for chamber music and an interest in exploring the diverse repertoire for flute, violin and cello.

Sunday 18 November, 3.00 p.m.: St. Petersburg Resurrection Choir

Following their acclaimed visit three years ago, it will be a pleasure to welcome back this Russian choir, with their varied repertoire of classical and traditional folk singing.