Category: 2017

We will remember them

Our 2017 season drew to a close yesterday, fittingly on Armistice Day, when we sang a Remembrance themed Choral Evensong in St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Dundee, directed by Frikki Walker and accompanied by Kevin Duggan. St Paul’s continue to be most welcoming and generous hosts, and we look forward to future visits.  Thanks are…

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They shall grow not old

After a most enjoyable Choral Evensong yesterday in St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow under the direction of James Kealey and with Christopher Nickol accompanying, our thoughts turn to our next event, the last of 2017, when we will be singing  a special Choral Evensong for Remembrance at 4pm on Saturday 11th November in St…

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2017-18 music list

The music list for the next 12 months has just today been finalised and announced, and we’re really looking forward to a lovely balance of revisiting some previously performed classics and learning pieces we’ve never sung before. Please do come along to any of the services if you’re in the area. All of it is…

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Queen of the South revisited

Our next outing is a very welcome return visit to sing Choral Evensong in the beautiful town of Dumfries, close to the border, in St John’s Episcopal Church at 4pm. Introit: Abendleid (Josef Rheinberger)Responses: Herbert SumsionCanticles: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in G (Herbert Sumsion)Anthem: Let the people praise Thee O God (William Mathias) We will…

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Vacancies for singers

It doesn’t happen all that often, but at the moment we’re actually in the position that we have a limited number of vacancies for singers, primarily basses but also one or two altos and a tenor. Have a look at the attached poster, and elsewhere on this site where there’s details of what we’re all…

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TOPCOP revisited

After our visit to the Church of the Holy Rude in Stirling, the next time we meet will be on Saturday 20th May 2017 when at 4pm we will be singing Choral Evensong in Peebles Old Parish Church in the Scottish Borders. Introit: Let all mortal flesh keep silence (Edward Cuthbert Bairstow)Responses: William ByrdPsalm: 104…

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Church of the Holy Rude

Our return visit to Linlithgow was very enjoyable, and the next time we sing is on Saturday 4th March when at 4pm we will sing Choral Evensong in the Church of the Holy Rude in Stirling, a few yards from Stirling castle. Introit: Geistliches Lied (Johannes Brahms)Responses: John BertalotPsalm: 22 & 23 (chants: Matthew Camidge,…

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Linlithgow

Following our enjoyable visit to Culross Abbey our 2016 season has drawn to a close and we now have a break over Advent and Christmas when our choir members have increased commitment to their own home choirs, but our 2017 season starts on Saturday January 14th when at 4pm we will be singing Choral Evensong…

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2017 season announced

The venues for our 2017 season have just been finalised, so including the last half of our 2016 season from this point forward our plans are listed below.  Other than our rehearsal weekend when there is no public access we’d be delighted to see you at one or more of our services, which generally start…

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Dunblane 2016

Psalm rehearsal Yesterday saw the first half of our 2016 season draw to a close with Choral Evensong in Dunblane Cathedral, directed by Frikki Walker and accompanied by Steven McIntyre, including music by Peter Hurford, Richard Seal, Herbert Murrill, and Malcolm Archer. Unfortunately the Rev Colin Renwick is ill at the moment, we wish him…

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