Concerts

NYCoS has a fantastic 2014 season lined up with performances from NYCoS National Choirs, NYCoS Area Choirs and everything in between. Read on to find out more...

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The Land of Counterpane
NYCoS National Girls Choir

Fri 22nd August, 8pm
St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh


Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved A Child’s Garden of Verses, the playful yet nostalgic song-cycle, The Land of Counterpane, composed by The Snowman’s Howard Blake, perfectly complements the “very grown up but youthful” (BBC Radio 3) sound of NYCoS National Girls Choir.

 

Tickets: £12 (adult), £10 (concession), £5 (student/child)

 

Tickets available on the door from 7.30pm or:

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Songs of Praise and Passion
National Youth Choir of Scotland

Fri 22nd August, 10.15pm
St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Juxtaposing poetry of political repression in Latin America against traditional religious texts, ‘Holy Minimalist’ James MacMillan’s Cantos Sagrados protests against the ‘disappearances’ of the politically inconvenient. A sacred yet secular piece with moments of savage beauty.

 

Tickets: £12 (adult), £10 (concession), £5 (student/child)

 

Tickets available on the door from 9.45pm or:

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Fauré Requiem by Candlelight
National Youth Choir of Scotland

Sat 23rd August, 10pm
St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh


There can be few more atmospheric settings in which to experience the serenity and soothing gentleness of Fauré Requiem than by candlelight in the historic St Giles’ Cathedral. Also features James MacMillan’s powerful and poignant Cantos Sagrados.

 

Tickets: £12 (adult), £10 (concession), £5 (student/child)

 

Tickets available on the door from 9.30pm or:

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Area Choir Concerts

Each NYCoS Area Choir gives a concert at the end of their summer and winter terms. Performances are detailed on the relevant Area Choir page.

 

 






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