The Linton Singers are members of Making Music   

To contact the Linton Singers please email the Secretary at info@lintonsingers.co.uk

Previous Concerts

2018


Sunday, 17th June, 2018 at 11.00a.m

Opening celebrations for the Carlops community patio/garden

14 members of the choir were joined by local instrumentalists to bring some jolly music to the opening celebrations of the new garden.  

Friday 25th May, 2018 at 7.30pm

Rosslyn Chapel, Chapel Loan, Midlothian, Roslin, EH25 9PU


The Linton Singers were joined byThe Edinburgh Renaissance Band and Members of the Cappella St. Stephan, Würzburg

Exultent Caeli!


Choral and instrumental music from the golden era of the Venetian Republic.  A recreation of the magnificent sound world of early seventeenth century Venice in the music of Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi, and their German pupils Hans Leo Hassler and Heinrich Schütz.


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Saturday, 14th April, 2018 at 7.30pm

The City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicolson Square,  Edinburgh, EH8 9BX              

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Mass in C major “Coronation Mass”, K.317

 Gioachino Antionio Rossini      Stabat Mater

The Linton Singers were joined by a fine orchestra of thirty musicians            from Edinburgh and the Borders

Conductor: Murray Campbell

Guest tenor soloist:  Tom Morss

Choir soloists:  Caroline Gold (Soprano), Annie Patch (Mezzo-soprano) Margaret Torrance (Contralto), Les Morss (Tenor),  Jamie Gilchrist (Bass) Royston Timewell (Bass), John Waugh (Bass)

This was a Charity concert supporting the work of




Gilmerton Road Short Breaks Service

Action for Children offers a residential short break service to children and young people with learning disabilities.     

www.actionforchildren.org.uk


2017

Saturday, 23rd December, 2017

11.00pm - Whitmuir Farm at turkey collection time - carol singing for those doing last minute shopping or relaxing in the restaurant.

Wednesday, 20th December 2017

6.30pm - Carol singing for the residents at Whim Hall Nursing Home, Whim Estate, Lamancha, West Linton.

8.00pm - A Christmas Concert for the trainees at Garvald, West Linton Care Home


Saturday, 16th December 2017 at 7.30pm - Carlops Village Hall

 Christmas Concert

This was a joyful occasion with Christmas music and carols for audience participation along with  seasonal refreshments.   The choir were joined by a a small choir of local children.


Saturday 28th October

EARLY MUSIC PERFORMANCE DAY

St. Cecilia’s Hall, Edinburgh

A group from the Linton Singers joined the Edinburgh Renaissance Band in the beautiful surroundings of the newly refurbished St. Cecilia’s Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh to take part in the rolling programme of early music that took place from 12pm - 5pm.   The music was well received and our members enjoyed the opportunity to look and listen to the many other groups who were performing.

The Edinburgh Renaissance Band who join us for many of our concerts


Sunday, 12th November at 7.30pm - Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

The Linton Singers and The Edinburgh Renaissance Band  

Conductor:  Murray Campbell

MONTEVERDI AND PRAETORIUS

A celebration of the music of Claudio Monteverdi (born 450 years ago)  and of his great contemporary Michael Praetorius.


This was a charity concert supporting www.smallsforall.org

“Say PANTS to poverty”


Saturday 28 October, 12pm - 5pm

Early Music Performance Day - St. Cecilia’s Hall, Niddry St., Edinburgh

A few members of the Linton Singers choir participated in the rolling programme of early music that was being performed in the beautiful surroundings of the newly refurbished St. Cecilia’s Hall.


Sunday, 17th September 2017 - Carlops Village Hall 6.45pm

VIVALDI’S  GLORIA

The choir gave a Scratch performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria.   The event was very popular and there were over sixty singers who gathered in Carlops Hall.   There was a short rehearsal of the work at 7.00pm which was followed by a performance to a select local audience at 8.00pm.   The performance was conducted by Murray Campbell and there was accompaniment by Jean Arulanantham on piano and local instrumentalists, John Levine and Patsy Campbell.

After the performance there was coffee and cake and an enjoyable time was had meeting the visiting singers and our audience.











Saturday, 25 March, 2017

CONCERT AT EDINBURGH METHODIST CHURCH

Ola Gjeilo’s “Sunrise Mass”

Cherubini’s “Requiem in C minor”

This concert has supported the annual Methodist Church Project for 2016-17 “UNDER THE MANGO TREE”.   A project with ambitions to improve the life chances of children in the rural Kambe area of Mombasa in Keyna by building a new classroom with strong foundations that would enable a further storey to be added in future.


2016

23 December, 2016 at 1.00pm, Lamancha

Carol singing and Christmas music at Whitmuir Organic Farm.

21 December, 2016

6.30pm - Carol singing for the residents at Whim Hall Nursing Home, Whim Estate, Lamancha, West Linton.

8.00pm - A Christmas Concert for the trainees at Garvald, West Linton Care Home


17 December, 2016 at 7.30pm- Carlops Hall

Charity Christmas Concert with seasonal refreshments Tickets £10

The choir gave a concert of popular carols for audience participation along with less familiar beautiful pieces by Holst, Praetorius, Grieg and Gjeilo.   The Linton Singers were joined by a choir of children from West Linton Primary School.   A donation of £150 from the proceeds of this concert has been given to the R.N.I.B. To support their work in developing the West Linton community Talking Childrens’ Books’

12 November, 2016

Gilbert & Sullivan’s

The Pirates of Penzance

A concert performance was given on Saturday 12th November, 2016 at 7.30 in Carlops Hall

A donation from the proceeds went to Mary’s Meals


22 October, 2016

FODDERTY AND STRATHPEFFER PARISH CHURCH

Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 7.30pm

Early Music Concert

By the Linton Singers,

The Edinburgh Renaissance Band and

the Cnoc Fyrish Players


12th June 2016 - Concert in the

Erloeserkirche in Rodenkirchen, Cologne

A performance of early music accompanied by members of the Edinburgh Renaissance Band

From Venice to Scotland

Works by Claudio Monteverdi, Giovanni Gabrieli,

Hans Leo Hassler, Michael Praetorius and

works by early Scottish composers