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Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh – 30 September 2023

If you are in Edinburgh on Saturday 30 September, in the afternoon, please come along and join us for this short service of Choral Evensong in Greyfriars Kirk – we would love to see you there and meet with you after the service. And if you’re interested in joining the choir, please fill in the form at our website – www.rscmscottishvoices.org.uk and let us get things moving along!

 

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Old St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edinburgh – 2 December 2023

Advent Carol Service

 

All are very welcome to join with us in Old St Paul’s, Edinburgh for our Advent Carol Service. With well-known carols, some in a slightly different setting, and old advent favourites, this will start the journey towards Christmas as we await the birth of the Christ Child. If you are in Edinburgh on 2 December, please come and join us – we’re even very close for you to catch your train home!

Musical Director: Frikki Walker (Director of Music, St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow)

Organist: Kevin Duggan (Director of Music, Dunblane Cathedral)

RSCM Scotland Triennial Festival 2023 – Celebration of George McPhee – 7 October 2023

The RSCM Scotland Triennial Festival returns to Paisley Abbey for a celebration of George McPhee’s 60 years as Director of Music at Paisley Abbey. Music includes music by George McPhee, Stanford as well as a commission for the occasion by Peter Nardone. Attendees are requested to purchase the bespoke service book which is available from the RSCM shop.

Registration and seating from 13:00, rehearsal 14:00-16:00.

Full details available here – https://www.rscm.org.uk/events/rscm-scotland-triennial-festival-2023-celebration-of-george-mcphee/

Hexham Abbey – Choral Evensong 20 May 2023 at 5.00pm

We are delighted to be making our first visit to Hexham Abbey next Saturday (20 May 2023). Music will include:

Introit: Viri Galilaei – William Byrd
Responses: Bernard Rose
Psalm: 47
Canticles: Wood in D
Anthem: Ascendit Deus – Peter Philips

Whilst this is not our normal neck of the woods, if you are in the area, or have friends in the area, we would be delighted to meet you and them and chat after the service which starts at 5.00pm. We are a friendly bunch! Please come along and support us, and also take a break from the pressures of life for a 45-50 minute service.

Our thanks to the Abbey, and especially Michael Haynes, the Director of Music, for all their help in bringing a choir of around 40 people to the Abbey from across Scotland.

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