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Previous Concerts

2017

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