Concerts by Candlelight: available to watch over the festive period

A free film of our Concerts by Candlelight performance filmed in Edinburgh, at Greyfriars Kirk on 12 December 2023. This film will be available on-demand for streaming until 5 January 2024.

19 December 2023

We’re celebrating the festive season here at Scottish Ensemble, with this free film of our Concerts by Candlelight performance, recorded live at Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh on12 December 2023. The concert offers viewers moments of stillness, contemplation, and a beautiful musical adventure with works by Bach, John Tavener, Dani Howard and Steve Reich, plus a brand new piece by Glasgow-based composer David Fennessy.

This recording will be available for free until 5 January 2024. If you would like to support our work for the future, you can make a donation here, or by clicking the link in our banner.

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  • Concerts by Candlelight programme

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David Fennessy – RAIN Part 1  (A new work made possible by The Calder Commissioning Fund)
John Adams – Shaker Loops: Movement 1 – Shaking and Trembling
Caroline Shaw (arr. Julian Azkoul) – And the Swallow
George Walker – Lyric for Strings
Dani Howard – Heads or Tails
Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Jonathan Morton) – In dulci jubilo
Arvo Pärt – O Immanuel from Greater Antiphons
Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Jonathan Morton) – Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich
Steve Reich – Duet for two violins and strings
Joanna Marsh (arr. Julian Azkoul) – In Winter’s House
John Tavener – The Lamb
Edmund Finnis – Quartet No.2 Movement 1
John Adams – Shaker Loops: Movement 4 – A Final Shaking

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