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Get Organised

Popular lunchtime concerts with John Kitchen

Monday 11 September 2017 to Monday 04 December 2017

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to the Usher Hall. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Join City Organist John Kitchen for his popular lunchtime concerts on the world renowned Usher Hall organ with its magnificent sound. Whether performing organ classics, adapting classical and other music or playing audience requests, John's inimitable performances and conversation will delight.

Monday 11 September at 1.10pm
Pomp and Circumstance
A programme of grand ceremonial music,  including Walton’s Coronation March ‘Orb and Sceptre’,  William Harris’s Processional March, Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March no. 4  and music by Holst and others.

Monday 18 September at 1.10pm
Bach’s youthful organ music  was much influenced  that of his predecessors and contemporaries.  This concert will explore some of that repertoire,  by composers such as Buxtehude, Leyding, Pachelbel,  Bruhns and Böhm.

Monday 25 September
Another programme of audience requests
This will include music by Bach,  Karg-Elert and César Franck;  but further suggestions are requested!

Monday 4 December at 1.10pm
Get Organised returns with the hugely popular annual choir and organ Christmas special,  when the Edinburgh University Singers and John Kitchen at the organ present varied seasonal music for Advent and   Christmas.

 

Running order

Get here early: tends to be a queue of those booking on the day!

Prices

All Tickets £4

*Note tickets for the 4th December recital will be £5

**£1.50 transaction fee applies to all online & telephone bookings**

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