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David Hume MBE (1937-1999) founded the orchestra in 1976 primarily to give his pupils, and other young musicians of a high calibre, the opportunity of playing in a small chamber orchestra. Philomusica of Edinburgh has toured throughout Britain, performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe each year, and has played for many choral societies in Edinburgh and elsewhere, and performed in charity concerts and concerts for children.

The orchestra's director since 1999 is Lawrence Dunn. He studied with David Hume and joined the orchestra in 1978, performing as a soloist, and for many years as principal second violin.

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2010

Monday 8th August - 2011

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

STUART TAYLOR - From Tweed to the Orcades

STEPHEN MANIAM - I Waited for the Lord (sung by Wendy Weatherby)

BRIAN BONSOR - A Scots Suite

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Wednesday 10th August - 2011

Palmerston Place Church

Programme includes:-

BACH - Concerto in D minor for 2 violins (soloists Lawrence Dunn and Sheena Robertson)

GUSTAV HOLST - St. Paul's Suite

MICHAEL GARRETT - Fantasia No 3

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A LUNCHTIME CONCERT for the FESTIVE SEASON

Wednesday 29th December - 2010

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church

George Street

12. 30 to 13.30

Programme includes:-

WILLIAM BOYCE - Symphony No. 7

BRIAN BONSOR - The Broom of Cowdenknowes (from "A Scots Suite")

GUSTAV HOLST - The St. Pauls Suite

C. ARMSTRONG GIBBS - Dusk (from "The Fancy Dress Suite")

PIERRE BEAUCHAMP - Ballet music from Moliere's "Les Facheux"

FRANTISEK KOTZWARA - The Battle of Prague

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ST. GILES at 6

Sunday 10th October 2010

A concert of music by the EARL of KELLY

Scotlands leading composer of the 18th century

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Symphony in C Op 1 No 2

Lady Anne Lindsay's Minuet

The Lover's Message (soprano - Aimee Penman)

Trio Sonata No 4 in C (performed as a concerto grosso)

Untitled slow movement (flute - Katharine Wake)

Lady Stanley's Minuet, Lord Stanley's Minuet

"Death is now my only treasure" (soprano - Aimee Penman)

Quartet No 2 in C (performed orchestrally)

Lord Kelly's Reel

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NEIL GOW FESTIVAL in DUNKELD - 2010

The Duchess Anne Hall, Dunkeld

Saturday 20th March - 2010

STEPHEN MANIAM - 3 Jigs (from Suite for Strings) 4m

ROBERT MACINTOSH - Lady Sophia Hope's Minuet (Lady Binnie's Minuet) 4m
WILLIAM McGIBBON - Trio Sonata "In imitation of Corelli" 5 1/2m
GARETH CLEMSON - Niel Gow's Lament on the death of his 2nd wife (2 violins) 3m
KEVIN McCRAE - Taxi for sheep 3m
WENDY WEATHERBY - Leaving Seggat, Duncairn reels 5m
JAMES OSWALD - The Sneezewort 3m
EARL of KELLY - Untitled slow movement 3m
JAMES OSWALD - O dear mother, what shall I do (from Sonata of Scots tunes) 2m
DAVID DORWARD - Scottish Waltz 2m
WENDY WEATHERBY - Robert's tune, 3 Jigs 4 1/2m
JOHN MAHON - Andante from Concerto in F 5m
TEDDY BOR - McMozart's EKBMNM 3 1/2m

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CONCERT in KINCLADIE WOOD - near DUNNING

Sunday 20th June 2010

STEPHEN MANIAM - 3 Jigs (1st movement from Suite for Strings)
EARL of KELLY - 2 Favourite Minuets - Lady Betty Stanley, Lord Stanley
WENDY WEATHERBY -
Sunset Song .1. The Land - Strathspey and Reel
WILLIAM McGIBBON - Trio Sonata "In imitation of Corelli"
JOHN SAMPSON - Calder's Way (horns)
GARETH CLEMSON - Niel Gow's "Dunkeld Bridge" for 2 violins
NEIL MACKAY - Holst Variations - Theme, Var1, Var7
JAMES LAUDER - The Lord of Marche Pavane
FRANCESCO BARSANTI - Concerto Grosso in F movts 1 and 2
WENDY WEATHERBY -
Cloud Howe. 9. Robert's tune, 11.Drops of Brandy etc.
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JAMES OSWALD - Sonata of Scots Tunes
DAVID DORWARD - Scottish Waltz
FRANCESCO BARSANTI - Concerto Grosso in D complete
STEPHEN MANIAM - Niel Gow's Lament (2nd movement from Suite for Strings)
KEVIN McCRAE - Taxi for sheep {violin}
WENDY WEATHERBY -
Sunset Song. 6. Ewans Tune
EARL of KELLY - Untitled slow movement
JAMES OSWALD - The Sneezewort
WENDY WEATHERBY -
Sunset Song. 3. Chris's Tune
TEDDY BOR - McMozart's Eine Kleine Brich Moonlicht Nicht Musik

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2010

Tuesday 10th August 2010

ST. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

STEPHEN MANIAM - 3 Jigs (from Suite for Strings)

ROBERT MACINTOSH - Lady Sophia Hope's Minuet (Lady Binnie's Minuet)

WILLIAM McGIBBON - Trio Sonata "In imitation of Corelli"

KEVIN McCrae - Taxi for Sheep

WENDY WEATHERBY - Leaving Seggat, Duncairn reels (from "Cloud Howe")

JAMES OSWALD - The Sneezewort

EARL of KELLY - Untitled slow movement

DAVID DORWARD - Scottish Waltz

WENDY WEATHERBY - Robert's tune, 3 Jigs (from "Grey Granite")

TEDDY BOR - McMozart's Eine Kleine Bricht Moonlicht Nicht Musik

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Thursday 19th August - 2010

Palmerston Place Church

ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI - Concerto Grosso No 3 in F
Allegro, Largo, Allegro ma non troppo - Adagio - Allegro

DAVID DORWARD - Aldhammer Album

ALBINONI - Adagio for organ and strings
Andrew Caskie - organ

CHOPIN - "Minute" Waltz

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HANDEL - Trumpet Suite from "Water Music"
John Sampson - trumpet

SAMUEL BARBER - Adagio for strings

C. ARMSTRONG GIBBS - Three pieces

P. BUCALOSSI - A Hunting Scene

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NEIL GOW FESTIVAL in DUNKELD

The Duchess Anne, Dunkeld

Saturday 19th March - 2009

Afternoon concert featuring music by 18th century Scottish composers, Earl of Kelly, William McGibbon, James Oswald etc.

Also including music from the "Scots Quair Trilogy" by Wendy Weatherby

JAMES OSWALD - Sonata of Scots Tunes Nos. 1, 3, 5
EARL of KELLY - 2 Favourite Minuets - Lady Betty Stanley, Lord Stanley
JAMES LAUDER - The Lord of Marche Pavane
STEPHEN MANIAM - Niel Gow's Lament
GARETH CLEMSON - Niel Gow's "Dunkeld Bridge" for 2 violins
FRANCESCO BARSANTI - Concerto Grosso movts 1 and 2
NEIL MACKAY - Holst Variations - Theme, Var1, Var7
JOHN SAMPSON - Calder's Way
WENDY WEATHERBY - Jigs from G.G., "Yet Shall You Live", Reels from G.G.

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THREE HARBOURS FESTIVAL

Prestongrange Church, Prestonpans

Saturday 13th June 2009

Much of the programme has a Scottish connection.
David Dorward - "Aldhammer Album" (composer currently living in Prestonpans) (Aldhammer is an old name for Prestonpans and the music reflects places and events in the town)
James Oswald - Sonata of Scots Tunes (18th century Scottish composer)
Barsanti - Concerto Grosso for 2 horns (18th century Italian composer working in Edinburgh)
(We will be using editions of the works by Oswald and Barsanti prepared by the musicologist David Johnson who died in March of this year.)
Thomas Erskine, Earl of Kelly - 2 minuets (18th century Scottish composer)
Some of the tunes and songs from Wendy Weatherby's "A Scots Quair" trilogy - music originally commissioned for performance during Celtic Connections from Wendy Weatherby a composer, cellist and singer who lives in Portobello.
John Sampson - "Calder's Way" John Sampson is a composer/actor/musician living in Edinburgh. The piece is dedicated to the late Angus Calder.
and the ever-popular "Pachelbel's Canon" and "Ravel's Bolero"

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2009

Saturday 8th AUGUST - 13.10 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral - Palmerston Place

***** ADMISSION FREE *****

Wendy Weatherby - Excerpts from "Sunset Song" **

David Johnson (1942 - 2009) - Concerto da Camera

Wendy Weatherby - Excerpts from "Cloud Howe" **

Thomas Erskine, Earl of Kellie - Symphony in Eb

Wendy Weatherby - Excerpts from "Grey Granite" **

** N.B. The complete "Scots Quair" trilogy by Wendy Weatherby and David Scott will be performed on

Friday 28th August at 7.30 p.m.

in St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

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Tuesday 18th AUGUST - 7.30 p.m.

Palmerston Place Church

***** ADMISSION FREE *****The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - George Frederic Handel (1685 - 1759)

Fantasia on "Greensleeves" - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)

Valse Bleu - Angela Morley (1924 - 2009)
Katherine Wake - flute

Concerto for organ, timpani and strngs - Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
Andrew Caskie - organ, Chris Overton - timpani

INTERVAL

Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 - Johann.Sebastian.Bach (1685 - 1750)
Allegro - Andante - Presto
Lawrence Dunn - violin, Katherine Wake, Barbara Richerby - flutes

Serenata Notturna for two orchestras - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Marcia - Menuetto and trio - Rondo

Fandango - Luigi Boccherini (1743 - 1805)

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Friday 28th AUGUST - 7.30 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral - Palmerston Place

A SCOTS QUAIR

Inspired by the work of Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Written and performed by David Scott and Wendy Weatherby

(Songs and tunes in traditional Scottish style)

World premiere of a new version for 2 singers and orchestra

by Lawrence Dunn

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Saturday 3rd October 2009

HAWICK MUSIC CLUB

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Monday 28th December 2009

LUNCHTIME CONCERT for the FESTIVE SEASON

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SATURDAY AUGUST 16th 2008 - ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL

Free lunchtime concert - 1.10 to 1.50

Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681 – 1767)              Concerto for violin, horn, strings and 2 horns

(Lawrence Dunn – violin, John Chick – natural horn)

Camille SAINT-SAENS (1835 – 1921)                         “The Elephant” from Carnival of the Animals

Maurice RAVEL (1875 – 1937)                                    Bolero (arr. Carlo Martelli)

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756 – 1791)            4th movement from “A Musical Joke”

Camille SAINT-SAENS (1835 – 1921)                        “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals

Antonio VIVALDI (1678 - 1741)                                 Concerto in A minor for 2 violins

(Lawrence Dunn, Sheena Robertson – violins)

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TUESDAY AUGUST 19th 2008 - PALMERSTON PLACE CHURCH

7.30 p.m.

Programme to include:-

LEOPOLD MOZART - "Hunting Symphony"

(with 4 natural horns)

NEIL MACKAY - Variations on a theme of Gustav Holst

J. S. BACH - Concerto for 3 violins

soloists - Lawrence Dunn, Sheena Robertson, Fiona Coutts

HAYDN - Cello Concerto in D

soloist - Lindsay Martindale

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SUNDAY AUGUST 24rd 2008 - ST. CUTHBERT'S CHURCH

8.00 p.m.

Programme to include:-

VIVALDI - GLORIA with Garleton Singers

HANDEL - Suite from "Water Music"

STABILINI - Violin Concerto No. 5 in Eb (restored)

(STABILINI was an Italian composer living in Edinburgh at the end of the 18th century. He is buried in St. Cuthbert's Churchyard. This will probably be its first performance for 200 years)

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HAWICK MUSIC CLUB

SATURDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2008

Programme to include:-

BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No 3

MOZART - Musical Joke

TELEMANN - music for 2 horns (natural) and strings

SAINT-SAENS - excerpts from "Carnival of the Animals"

WENDY WEATHERBY - excerpts from "Sunset Song"

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ST. GILES at SIX

Sunday 26th October 2008 - 6.00 p.m. - St. Giles Cathedral

Complete performance of "Sunset Song" by Wendy Weatherby and Davy Scott

Sung by Davy Scott and Wendy Weatherby

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MONDAY MAY 26th 2008 - ST. MARY'S, Haddington

Programme to include VIVALDI - GLORIA, and NULLA in MUNDO

MONTEVERDI - BEATUS VIR

with Garleton Singers

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AFTERNOON CONCERT for the FESTIVE SEASON

ST. MARK's CHURCH, PORTOBELLO

29th DECEMBER 2007 - 3.00

J. S. BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No 3 - first Movement

TELEMANN - Concerto in D for 2 violins and 2 horns

John Chick, Lisa Norman - natural horns

PACHELBEL - Canon

WENDY WEATHERBY - excerpts from "Sunset Song"

RAVEL - Bolero

MOZART - 4th movement from "A Musical Joke"

MOZART - 1st movement from "A Musical Joke"

SAINT-SAENS - The Swan and The Elephant

WENDY WEATHERBY - excerpts from "Sunset Song"

JULIAN CROGER - A Merry Bicycle Ride

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ST. GILES at SIX

SUNDAY 30th September 2007

ALBINONI - Concerto for 2 oboes Op. 9 No. 3

Soloists - Morven Bell, Mary Davis

STRADELLA - Concerto for trumpet and 2 strings orchestras

Soloist - John Sampson

HAYDN - Concerto in D for cello and orchestra

Soloist - Lindsay Martindale

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HAWICK MUSIC CLUB

SATURDAY 29th September 2007

BOYCE - Symphony No 6

JOHN MAHON - Clarinet Concerto in F

Soloist - Nicola Long

ELGAR - Elegy

MOZART - Divertimento in F (K. 138)

VIVALDI - "Echo" Concerto

PETER WARLOCK - "Capriol" Suite

SIBELIUS - Romance

BOCCHERINI - Fandango

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2007

Tuesday 7th August 2007 - 1.10

St. Mary's Cathedral

WILLIAM BOYCE - Symphony No. 4

ELGAR - Elegy for strings

TELEMANN - Overture from "The Alster Suite"

RUTLAND BOUGHTON - Allegro from Flute Concerto

TELEMANN - 3 movements from "The Alster Suite"

WARLOCK - 2 pieces from "The Capriol Suite"

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Sunday 12th August 2007 - 7.30

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church

BOYCE - Symphony No. 7

JOHN MAHON - Clarinet Concerto in F (1774)

ELGAR - Elegy

MOZART - Divertimento in F K. 138

VIVALDI - "Echo Concerto"

TELEMANN - movements from "The Alster Suite"

John Chick, Lisa Norman, Anne Benoit, Martin Parker - natural horns

WARLOCK - Capriol Suite

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A LUNCHTIME CONCERT for the FESTIVE SEASON

St. Andrew's and George's Church

Thursday 28th December 2006

BOYCE - Symphony No. 6

ERIK SATIE - Three Elegant Waltzes

Reader - Roger Lang

CORELLI - "Christmas" Concerto

SIBELIUS - Romance

TELEMANN - Concerto in D for 2 horns

John Chick and Lisa Norman - natural horns

ERIK SATIE - Three Childrens' Pieces

WARLOCK - Capriol Suite

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St. Giles at Six

Sunday 1st October 2006

MOZART - Piano Concerto in Eb K271 (1777) - soloist - Gilmour Macleod

MAHON - Clarinet Concerto in F (c.1774) - soloist - Nicola Long

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HAWICK MUSIC CLUB

Saturday 30th September - 2006

BOYCE - Symphony No 4

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - The Lark Ascending

WALTON - 2 pieces from Henry Vth

BRITTEN - Simple Symphony

JOSEF SUK - SErenade for Strings

MASSENET - Meditation from "Thais"

BARTOK - Rumanian Dances

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DOLLAR MUSIC CLUB

Saturday 23rd September 2006

BOYCE - Symphony No 4

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - The Lark Ascending

BRITTEN - Simple Symphony

MOZART - Piano Concerto in Eb K271 - soloist - Gilmour Macleod

BARTOK - Rumanian Dances

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SATURDAY 12th AUGUST 2006

St. Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place - 8.00 p.m.

ALL BACH PROGRAMME

ORCHESTRAL SUITES 3 and 4

BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS 5 and 6

Lawrence Dunn - violin, Katharine Wake - flute, Stephen Doughty - harpsichord

Andrew Lees, Tom Prentice - viola

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SUNDAY 20th AUGUST 2006

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church, George Street - 7.30 p.m.

Programme to include:-

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - The Lark Ascending

SUK - Serenade for strings

BARTOK - Rumanian Dances

JULIAN WAGSTAFF- "TREPTOW" for string orchestra

and works from the 18th century Edinburgh Enlightenment

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ST. Giles at SIX

Sunday 16th October 2005

HAYDN (arr. Salomon) Symphony No 101 "The Clock"

STUART ORFORD - Dancing Violas for 4 violas and double-bass

J. S. BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No 6

Soloists - Andrew Lees, Tom Prentice

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A LUNCHTIME CONCERT for the FESTIVE SEASON

Wednesday 28th December 2005

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church

VIVALDI - Concerto in B minor for 4 violins

Soloists - Lawrence Dunn, Elspeth Luke, Juliet McCreath, Jenni Fraser

PERCY GRAINGER - Sally in our Alley

ERIK SATIE - Sonata Bureaucratique (Reader - Roger Lang)

ROSSINI - Sonata for strings No 1

ALBERT KETELBY - In a Persian Market

LEOPOLD MOZART - Toy Symphony

FRED HARTLEY - Highland Lullaby

ERIK SATIE - She Who Talks Too Much!!

KARL JENKINS - Largo from "Palladio"

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HAWICK MUSIC CLUB

Saturday 1st October 2005

VIVALDI - Autumn from "The Four Seasons"

ELGAR - Serenade for strings

J. S. BACH - Concerto for violin and oboe

Soloists - Lawrence Dunn - violin, Morven Bell - oboe

JAMES OSWALD - A Sonata of Scots Tunes

DAG WIREN - Andante Espressivo and Marcia from "Serenade for Strings"

EARL of KELLY - Untitled slow movement for oboe and strings

HOLST - St. Paul's Suite

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NEWTON STEWART & DISTRICT MUSIC CLUB

Sunday 13th March 2005

HANDEL - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

MOZART - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

PACHELBEL - Canon and gigue

HANDEL - Suite No 3 from "Water Music"

WILLIAM McGIBBON - Sonata in G

BACH - Concerto for two violins - soloists Lawrence Dunn, Robert Dick

STEPHEN MANIAM - Suite for strings

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SATURDAY 13th August 2005 - 8.00 p.m.

St. Mary's Cathedral - Palmerston Place

Programme:-

BRUCH - Violin Concerto No 1

CHEZZ - "A Passing Dream"

MORTEN LAURIDSEN - "Lux Aeterna"

MASSENET - Meditation from "Thais" with original choral parts

Featuring the Choir of St. John's Church

Conductor - Stephen Doughty

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SUNDAY 21st August 2005 - 8.00 p.m.

St. Andrew's and St George's Church - George Street

Programme to include:-

BACH - Concerto for 2 violins

EARL of KELLY - Symphony in Bb "The Maid of the Mill"

TIPPETT - Little Music for strings (Tippett Centenery)

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A LUNCHTIME CONCERT FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

Wednesday 29th December - 2004

HANDEL - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

BIZET - Prelude to Act 3 of Carmen

EARL of KELLY - Allegro Molto from Quartet in A

CHEZZ - Concerto Grosso for flute, clarinet and harpsichord

Soloists - Katherine Wake - flute, Cathy Hirschmann - clarinet, Leon Coates - harpsichord

EARL of KELLY - Untitled slow movement

VIVALDI - Concerto in E minor for 4 violins

Soloists - Lawrence Dunn, Jenni Fraser, Elspeth Luke, Sheena Robertson

MALCOLM ARNOLD - 3rd movement from Toy Symphony

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Fantasia on Greensleeves

LEROY ANDERSON - Plink, Plank, Plunk

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ST. GILES at SIX

Sunday 10th October 2004

WILLIAM KINLOCH - Kinloch his Fantasie

EARL of KELLY - Quartet in A

3 pieces from Robert Eswards' Commonplace Book

CHEZZ - 3 Scottish Takeaways

WILLIAM McGIBBON - Trio Sonata in D (1729 Set No 6)

EARL of KELLY - Untitled slow movement - soloist Cathy Hirschmann, clarinet

J. B. MCEWAN - "La Racleuse" from String Quartet "Biscay"

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HAWICK MUSIC CLUB

Sunday 22nd February 2004

WILLIAM BOYCE - Symphony No 1

PACHELBEL - Canon and gigue

VIVALDI - Recorder Concerto "La Tempest di Mare" - soloist Justin Willman

MOZART - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

HANDEL - Suite 3 from "Water Music"

CIMAROSA - Oboe concerto (arr. Arthur Benjamin)

JOHN RUTTER - Suite for Strings

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INVERESK PARISH CHURCH

Sunday 21st March 2004

HANDEL - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Two Elizabethan Sketces (arr. Muir Matheson)

FRANCESCO BARSANTI - Overture Op. 4 No. 2

GLUCK - "Che Faro senza Euridice" - clarinet solo Cathy Hirschmann

VIVALDI - Concerto in G minor for 2 cellos - soloists Malcolm Garden and Corrinna Kearsley

BIZET - Entracte from Carmen

HAYDN - Finale from "London" Symphony (arr. Salomon)

BOILDIEU - Overture to "The Caliph of Baghdad"

EARL OF KELLY - Minuets from Quartet in A

MOZART - Andante for flute - soloist Katharine Wake

DANZI - Finale from Sinfonia Concertante for flute and clarinet

BARTOK - Rumanian Dances

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2004

Saturday14th August 2004 - 7.30 p.m.

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church, George Street

Programme

MOZART - Serenata Notturna

EARL of KELLY - Symphony in Eb

LEON COATES - Harpsichord Concertino

(soloist - Stephen Doughty)

LEOPOLD MOZART - Trumpet Concerto

(soloist - Gordon Richerby)

BACH - Six-part Ricercare from "The Musical Offering"

VIVALDI - Concerto for 2 flutes and 2 clarinets

and works by Francesco Barsanti

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Saturday 21st August 2004

Greyfriars Kirk

with CADENZA

(Conductor - Jenny Summerling)

Programme

BACH - Magnificat

HAYDN - "Harmoniemesse"

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Friday 27th August 2004 - 8.00 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

Programme:-

VIVALDI - The Four Seasons

(Lawrence Dunn - solo violin)

VIVALDI - Concerto for recorder "La Notte" - (soloist - Justin Wilman)

VIVALDI - Concerto for 2 Cellos

(soloists - Malcolm Garden, Corrinna Kearsley)

VIVALDI - "Nulla in Mundo" - (soprano - Ali Darragh)

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28th December 2003 - 12.30

A Lunchtime Concert for the Festive Season

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church

KARL JENKINS - Allegretto from "Palladio"

JAMES OSWALD - A Sonata of Scots Tunes

Fiddle Solos played by Lewis Rumney

JOHN RUTTER - "A-Roving" from Suite for Strings

VIVALDI - Recorder Concer in C minor - soloist Isobel Clark

GARETH CLEMSON - Folk Melody, Elegy and Epilogue

CARL REINECKE - "Steeple-chase" from Toy Symphony

TORELLI - Sonata in D for trumpet and strings - soloist Gordon Richerby

LEROY ANDERSON - Fiddle-faddle

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Glenkens and District Music Club

Philomusica of Edinburgh (director - Lawrence Dunn) visit Glenkens and District Music Club in Dalry Town Hall on

Saturday 15th November 2003

with a performance of their programme "The Sublime and The Ridiculous".

The "sublime" is represented by two great works by J. S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No 3 for solo strings, and Brandenburg Concerto No 5 for violin flute and harpsichord soloists - a cantata by Atillio Ariosti about a rose battered by the storm but restored by a ray of sun, sung by soprano Fiona Mitchell - and music by Thomas Arne, John Dowland and the 16th century Scottish composer William Kinloch.

These pieces are contrasted with two 17th century comic instrumental pieces - Carlo Farina's Capriccio Stravagante, in which the musicians have to imitate various other instruments such as flutes, trumpets, hurdy-gurdy and Spanish guitar, and also animals such as cats, dogs, hens and cockerels - and Biber's "La Battalia" - a representation of "the dissolute revels of the musketeers", "the battle" and "the lament of the wounded".

ST. GILES' at SIX

Sunday 12th October 2003 - 6.00 p.m.

WILLIAM KINLOCH (16th century) - Kinloch his Fantassie

J. S. BACH (1721) - Brandenburg Concerto No 3

CARLO FARINA (1626) - Capriccio Stravagante

JOHN DOWLAND (1605) - Lachrymae Antiquae & The Earl of Essex Galliard

BIBER (1673) - La Battalia

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2003

Saturday 9th August 2003 - 8.00 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

Programme to include:-

MOZART - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

BRITTEN - Simple Symphony

NEIL MACKAY - Violin Concerto (conducted by the composer)

PACHELBEL - Canon and Gigue

GLUCK - Dance of the Blessed Spirits

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Saturday 16th August

with CADENZA

Programme to include:-

FAURE - Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine

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Friday 22nd August - 8.00 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

Programme:-

VIVALDI - The Four Seasons

HANDEL - Concerto a due Cori

CHRISTOPHER BALL - Andante Pastorale & Allegretto

(from recorder concerto - "The Piper of Dreams")

soloist - Justin Willman (finalist - Edinburgh Competition Festival Concerto Class)

J. S. BACH/CLEMSON - Fugue in G minor

NEIL MACKAY - Karelian Welcome Song

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Wednesday 7th May 2003

Dunbar Parish Church

with Dunbar and District Choral Union

Programme:-

SCHUBERT - Mass in G

HAYDN - Te Deum (Maria Teresa)

MOZART - Ave Verum Corpus

MOZART - Sancta Maria, Mater Dei

HAYDN - The Heavens are Telling from "The Creation"

MOZART - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

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An AFTERNOON CONCERT for the FESTIVE SEASON

Saturday 28th December 2002 - 2.00

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church

George Street, EDINBURGH

Programme

BOYCE - Symphony No 3

MOZART - Sleigh-ride, LEROY ANDERSON - Sleigh-ride

LEON COATES - Concerto Grosso "Killearn"

PACHELBEL - Canon and gigue

DELIUS - 2 Aquarelles

CIMAROSA - Oboe concerto

ROMBERG - Toy Symphony

Featuring:-

Morven Bell - oboe, Emma Welsby and Eddy Hackett - marimbas

ADMISSION FREE

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ST. GILES' at SIX

Sunday 13th October 2002

WILLIAM CROFT - Airs from "Courtship a la Mode"

NEIL MACKAY - Violin Concerto (conducted by the composer)

(Lawrence Dunn - solo violin)

GUSTAV HOLST - St Paul's Suite

ADMISSION FREE

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE - 2002

Saturday 10th August 2002 - St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

Boyce - Symphony No 5

Bottesini - Fantasia on La Sonnambula - Christopher Gray (double bass)

Carl Stamitz - Concerto for 2 clarinets (Pamela Turley, Cathy Hirschmann)

Stephen Maniam - Suite for Strings (Scottish & Irish fiddle tunes)

Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 flutes (Katherine Wake, Barbara Richerby)

Purcell - Sonata for trumpet (Gordon Richerby)

Vivaldi - Concerto in D minor - (Emma Welsby, Eddie Hackett - marimbas)

Boccherini - Night Music of Madrid

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Saturday 17th August 2002 - Greyfriars Church

with CADENZA

Programme to include Durufle - Requiem

Handel - Zadok the Priest, Let thy hand be strengthened

and unaccompanied Choral items

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Friday 23rd August 2002 - St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

Vivaldi - Four Seasons (Lawrence Dunn - solo violin)

C. P. E. Bach - Sinfonia No. 3

J. L. Bach - Suite in D

J.S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No 2

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Thursday 29th August 2002 - St. John's Church, West End

Purcell - Dido and Aeneas (with OPERA CAMERATA)

Conductor - Alison Rushworth

Stanley - Organ Concerto in Bb (soloist - Stephen Doughty)

Hebden - Concerto Grosso No. 2

Purcell - Chacony

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Wednesday 8th May 2002 - Dunbar Parish Church

Programme to include

Mozart - Vespers

Verdi - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves From Nabucco

Mascagni - Easter Hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana

Wagner - Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhauser

Donizetti - Chorus of the Wedding Guests from Lucia di Lammermoor

Bizet - Duet from The Pearlfishers

Delibes - Flower Duet from Lakme

Massenet - Meditation from Thais

Mascagni - Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

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A Lunchtime Concert for the Festive Season

Friday 28th December 2001-12.30 (lunchtime) - admission FREE

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church - George Street

HANDEL - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

LOCATELLI - Christmas Concerto

BARTOK - Rumanian Dances

VIVALDI - Concerto in B minor for 4 violins

WALTON - Two pieces from the film "Henry Vth"

BOCCHERINI - Fandango

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2001:-

Friday 10th August 2001 - 12.30 (lunchtime) - admission FREE

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church - George Street

A programme of chamber music performed by soloists from this year's Philomusica concerts

(flute, trumpet, oboe, marimba and string quartet)

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Saturday 11th August - 8.00 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral - Palmerston Place

*****25th BIRTHDAY CONCERT*****

Programme:-

BOYCE - Symphony No 2

From "East Lothian Courier"

" ... the vigorous playing in which Philomusica revels."

BACH - Concerto for oboe and violin

(soloists - Morven Bell - oboe, Lawrence Dunn - violin)

From "East Lothian Courier"

"... the performance by Lawrence Dunn and Morven Bell was exquisite. The phrasing was flawless and the tonal quality delightful ..... a memorable musical experience"

TELEMANN - Polish Concerto

NEY ROSAURO - Marimba Concerto (soloist - Emma Welsby)

MICHAEL HAYDN - Concerto No 2 for Trumpet (soloist - Mike Hardy)

BOTTESINI - Concerto for 2 Double-basses (soloists - Tom Berry, Richard Pattinson)

BOCCHERINI - Fandango

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Thursday 23rd August - 8.00 p.m.

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral - Palmerston Place

Programme:-

VIVALDI - Four Seasons

HANDEL - Water Music (Trumpet Suite and Flute Suite)

VIVALDI - Flute Concerto - "La Notte" (soloist - Katharine Wake)

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Saturday 25th August 2001 - 8.00 p.m.

St. John's Church, West End, Princes Street

Philomusica of Edinburgh and CADENZA choir (conductor - Jenny Summerling)

Programme:-

VIVALDI - Credo

RACHMANINOV - Ave Maria

VIVALDI - Gloria

JOHN RUTTER - Requiem

Wilma McDougall - soprano

Lucy Taylor - Mezzo-soprano

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ST. GILES at 6:-

Sunday 1st July 2001 - 6.00 p.m. - St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

with Edinburgh Singers (conductor - Jenny Buckley)

FAURE - REQUIEM

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Wednesday 9nd May 2001 - 8.00 p.m.

Dunbar Parish Church

with Dunbar and District Choral Union

Programme:-

HANDEL - Chandos Anthem "Let God Arise"

BACH - Concerto for Oboe and Violin

(Lawrence Dunn - violin, Morven Bell - oboe)

BOYCE - Symphony No. 2

VIVALDI - Gloria

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Thursday 28th December 2000 - 12.30

St. Andrew's and St. George's Church, George Street, EDINBURGH

BOYCE - Overture "Ode to the New Year"

TELEMANN - Suite for recorder and strings

CORELLI - Christmas Concerto

FINGER - Sonata in Eb for trombone and strings

LEOPOLD MOZART - Sleigh-ride

soloists - Elspeth Wyllie - recorder, Bill Giles - trombone

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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2000:-

This year's concert series involved a total of 60 musicians

Saturday 12th August - 8.00 - St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

"CON MOLTI STROMENTI"

Programme includes:-

BOYCE - Symphony No. 4

COPLAND - "Quiet City" - Mike Hardy - trumpet, Morven Bell - cor anglais

BOTTESINI - Double-bass concerto in Bminor - soloist Chris Gray

HANDEL - Organ Concerto Op.4 No.4 - soloist Stephen Wood

VIVALDI - Concerto for 2 mandolines, 2 guitars, 2 flutes, 2 basset-horns etc.

JOHN RUTTER - Suite for strings

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Wednesday 16th August - 8.00 - St. Mark's Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace

"THE SUBLIME AND THE RIDICULOUS"

Programme includes:-

BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No 5 -

Lawrence Dunn - violin, Katherine Wake - flute, Stephen Doughty - harpsichord

BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No 3

ARIOSTI - cantata "La Rosa" , THOMAS ARNE - 2 songs from "As You Like It"

Fiona Mitchell - soprano, Elspeth Wyllie - recorders

BIBER - "La Battalia"

FARINA - "Capriccio Stravagante"

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Saturday 19th August - St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

Philomusica of Edinburgh and CADENZA choir (conductor - Graham Lovett) perform:-

HANDEL - Zadok the Priest, The King Shall Rejoice

HANDEL - Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 4

W. A. MOZART - Requiem

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Thursday 24th August - 8.00 - St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

"THE SEASONS AND THE WATER MUSIC"

VIVALDI - The Four Seasons - (Lawrence Dunn - solo violin)

HANDEL - The Water Music - (First Suite)

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Friday 23rd June - 7.30 - Reid Concert Hall, EDINBURGH

Philomusica and EDINBURGH SINGERS (conductor - Jenny Buckley) perform:-

TELEMANN - Concerto for 2 clarinets (soloists - Ronald Mackie, Katherine Taylor)

HAYDN - Mass in time of War ("Paukenmesse")

and other choral items

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DAVID HUME MBE

Born Edinburgh, 22nd January 1937 - Died Edinburgh, 8th February 1999

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Born and raised in Edinburgh, enjoying a close and loving childhood, David Hume had polio when young and took up the violin as physiotherapy. He proved to have a phenomenal talent for the instrument. National service was spent in an army band on clarinet and violin. A career in a bank in London was not for him and he returned to Scotland to study at the RSAMD. He started his career playing in professional orchestras in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

However his fulfilment was to be in teaching and performance. For this purpose the Philomusica of Edinburgh was formed by David in 1976 and always led by him "from the front". This allowed him to include players of all ages and abilities, and those from George Heriot's School, where he taught violin for over 25 years.

As a teacher and leader he encouraged players at every level, acutely observing where their abilities lay, and always in the true spirit of democracy, treating all as equals. He introduced generations of pupils into the lifelong joy of making music. Some of his pupils chose music as a career, achieving the highest levels of performance.

David Hume was a very special person, a galvanising presence, naturally intelligent, sensitive to others and very gifted. He loved the company of people of all ages and conditions and always respected the individuality and personality of others. By nature generous and encouraging, he was rarely critical and judgemental of others in the pejorative sense.

We who knew him thank Creation for giving us the privilege and enrichment of participating in David's life within our own.

(from the Scotsman obituary)

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David was a sincere, genuine and lovely man who contributed much of his time and energy to all those who knew him. He was a good friend and a great support to many other men and women living with HIV; he gave his time freely and compassionately. He was an active member of the Gay Men's support group at SOLAS which he came to regularly every Friday afternoon, and though latterly he would just fall asleep he was very much a part of the group. He would often have lunch in the SOLAS cafe, where he would relax and have a chat with others, before going up the hill to Royal Terrace for a game of bridge. He was also involved in the management committee of Positive Voice, formerly Body Positive Lothian, at a time when the organisation was changing and required the skills of people who were dedicated, clear and who had a vision, to enable the organisation to survive. David was such a person. For a short period of time David was also a representative on the Waverley Care Board of Trustees.

However it was through Philomusica that David contributed vastly to the HIV community, not only through raising money for Waverley Care and Positive Voice, but also by creating continued awareness of the many issues surrounding HIV to the general public. David was always, year in and year out, very much involved in World AIDS Day , which is a day when we remember those who have died and celebrate the lives of those who are living with HIV.

(David Cameron - Waverley Care Trust)

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David was no stranger to illness, his introduction to the violin came via physiotherapy after childhood polio and in later years he suffered several heart attacks, and was in general ill-health. His determination and good humour, however meant that his absences from teaching and performing were few. During one corporate event, when asked for the name of the quartet he replied "Dickie Ticker and the Heart-throbs". Those of us who played, learned or laughed with David will never forget him.

(Wendy Weatherby - Journal of the Musicians' Union)

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It is my regret that I only met David two years ago when he was appointed leader of the Edinburgh Light Orchestra on the occasion of the orchestra's re-launch: but during that time, he became a dear friend and colleague. He enjoyed playing all types of music - from the lighter to the serious repertoires. Despite ill-health, David was determined to do as much playing as he could. His final concert as leader of the Edinburgh Palm Court Orchestra was just the day before he died.

(James Beyer - Conductor, Edinburgh Light Orchestra)

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Comments from players and colleagues

"I am greatly indebted to him for giving me such a tremendous opportunity"

"Music is to be enjoyed, and he made that possible for everyone"

"... made my heart sing and brought tears of joy"

"It was always an enjoyable, and sometimes humorous concert"

"He gave me my first ever concerto"

"I have fond memories of David and Philomusica - of friendships made and exciting tours and exhilarating music-making

"He gave me many opportunities as a young unknown singer"

"He always seemed in his element playing Bach, and enjoyed sharing the experience with others"

"... mischevious grins he used to give the violas across the orchestra"

"I always appreciated the reassuring way David had of assuming everyone found the music as easy to play as he did"

"My husband and I met while playing in the orchestra with David"

"I miss phoning David to discuss the latest instalment of Eastenders!"

"... all the fabulous baroque music which I have loved playing with him and Philomusica"

"... initially a bit in awe of David and his reputation as a musician. His natural manner and sense of fun soon dispelled all that"

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TRIBUTE TO DAVID HUME MBE - 8.00 p.m., Saturday, August 14th, 1999

St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place

A concert which involved 70 musicians who had worked with David and Philomusica of Edinburgh from its formation in 1976 to 1999.

PROGRAMME

VIVALDI - Concerto for 2 trumpets - soloists Bruce Davis and John Dixon

BACH - "Ich Will den Kreuzstab" from Cantata 56 - Mark Wood - bass

VIVALDI - Concerto in C for sopranino recorder - soloist Angus Skinner

VIVALDI - Concerto in B minor for 4 violins - soloists Lawrence Dunn, Nicholas Dale, Robert de Mey, Fiona Coutts

VIVALDI - Concerto in D for guitar - Luca Villani (1st movement), Ian Smith (2nd movement), Malcolm Watson (3rd movement)

MOZART - "Deh Vieni" from The Marriage of Figaro - Janet de Vigne - soprano

BACH - Presto from Brandenburg Concerto No 4 - Lawrence Dunn - violin, John Sampson, Elspeth Wyllie - recorders

MOZART - "Exsultate Jubilate" - Fiona Mitchell - soprano

GRIEG - Holberg Suite

DVORAK - Silent Woods - Robin Mason - cello

HANDEL - Zadok the Priest - Members of Opera Camerata and Dunbar & District Choral Society - Alison Rushworth - conductor

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BIOGRAPHIES

LAWRENCE DUNN studied violin with David Hume in Edinburgh and Malcolm Layfield in Manchester. He gives regular solo and chamber recitals during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and throughout Scotland on both modern and baroque instruments. As a freelance player he has performed with various orchestras including the Scottish Baroque Players, Newcastle Baroque and the City of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of Quernstane, Edinburgh Barock and Edinburgh Galante, and has recently taken over as leader of the Edinburgh Light Orchestra and the Edinburgh Palm Court Orchestra. He also works outside the field of classical music, having taken part in Celtic Connections, toured and recorded with the band "The Pearlfishers", aand appeared as a Pictish Druid in BBC Scotland's Scotlands History series.

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STEPHEN DOUGHTY. After spending 2 years at the then Napier College, Edinburgh he was awarded an Academic Scholarship for a Bachelor of Music degree at the The University of Edinburgh, Faculty of Music, from where he graduated in 1992. He recently furthered his education by graduating with a Master of Music degree from the RSAMD, Glasgow.

Stephen is well-known as an accompanist, conductor and organist. In addition to private musicians, he accompanies the Ulster Yout Choir and the National Youth Choir of Scotland with whom he toured Sweden in July this year. As a conductor, stephen is best known for his work with the Garleton Singers with whom he has conducted Mendelssohn's Elijah, Orff's Carmina Burana, Schubert's Mass in Bb and Elgar's The Music Makers. He has recently been appointed Musical Director of the St. Andrews Chorus.

In addition, he plays harpsichord continuo with Scottish Chamber, BBC Scottish Symphony and Royal Scottish National Orchestras. He is an Associate of the Royal College of Organists and is Director of Music of the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Princes Street, Edinburgh.

FIONA MITCHELL graduated from the RSAMD in Glasgow. She continued her studies in London with Paul Hamburger and Margaret Field. After being awarded an Arts Council grant she was able to study with Sir Peter Pears at the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Studies. Fiona performs all over Scotland with her singing group "The Music Room", singing anything from opera to musicals. She also works for the Council for Music in Hospitals with whom she has been associated for the past 16 years.

KATHARINE WAKE studied flute with David Haslam of the Northern Sinfonia before going on to read languages at St. Andrews University. Since then she has studied with David Nicholson of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and has participated in master classes with Peter-Lukas Graf in Salzburg and Italy. Her English translation of Graf's book on musical interpretation will be published by Schott later this year.

MORVEN BELL was born & bred in Edinburgh. She studied at the RSAMD where she gained a B.A. (Music Performance) and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Oboe & Cor Anglais. Since leaving college, she has freelanced with the RSNO, BBC SSO and the SCO, as well as for some of the touring musicals, including "Les Miserables" and the "Fiddler on the Roof" National Tour.  As well as pupils at home, Morven teaches in 7 private schools and is on the staff of the "City of Edinburgh Music School". She is the Musical Director of the Edinburgh University Wind Band, a job she thoroughly enjoys!

EMMA WELSBY studies percussion at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music in the Junior Department. She has been a marimba player for two and a half years and hopes to go and study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston next year.

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