Spine tingling classical music performed by a renowned ensemble in the stunning setting of St Giles Cathedral on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Experience a very special performance with today’s Big Deal from London Concertante.
For classical novices and fans
Today’s Big Deal offers you two opportunities to watch a performance by London Concertante in St Giles Cathedral on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
The first performance is Vivaldi – The Four Seasons by Candlelight which takes place on Saturday 29th September.
Allow yourself to be transported between seasons, continents and eras with the performance which includes Mozart’s Divertimento in D, Elgar’s Serenade for Strings, Bach’s Concerto for two violins, Piazolla’s Primavera & Verano Perteno and Vivaldi’s Autumn and Winter from The Four Seasons.
The second performance is Bach – Violin Concertos by Candlelight taking places on Saturday 10th November.
Focusing on exploring the relationship between the oboe violin through the music of Bach, the performance includes Mozart’s Divertimento in F, Albinoni’s Oboe Concerto in D minor, Bach’s Concerto for Violin & Oboe in C minor, Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F and Bach’s Violin Concerto in E major.
Both performances will take place in the spectacular setting of St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
If you are not familiar with classical music, don’t worry. London Concertante’s shows are welcoming and inclusive; in fact 50% of their audiences are first time classical concert goers. Their performances aim to equally satisfy both those who are new to classical music and those who know the scores off by heart.
This Big Deal is a chance to see these brilliant classical pieces performed by an ensemble who are applauded by critics.
Some of the reviews of London Concertante by classical music critics (edited for length) include:
“First class musicians… the muscle in each individual’s playing gave such a punch… extraordinary.” – Sunday Express
“Thoroughly impressive, with what can only be described as consummate artistry. The players to show off their individual virtuosity as well as the warmth and sensitivity of their ensemble playing.” – Halifax Courier
Today’s Big Deal is an opportunity to see this highly regarded ensemble perform some of the best music ever composed in the spectacular setting of St Giles Cathedral.
Whether you’re new to classical music or already adore the pieces, you will love these special performances.