Edinburgh Renaissance Band

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Edinburgh Renaissance Band Performances

The Linton Singers with The Renaissance Band present a concert
Rosslyn Chapel, Chapel Loan, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PU
Friday 25th May 2017, 19:30 - 21:30

Exultent Caeli!
The Linton Singers, the Edinburgh Renaissance Band, and members of the Cappella St. Stephan, Würzburg, bring you a recreation of the magnificent sound world of early seventeenth century Venice with the music of Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi, and their German pupils Hans Leo Hassler and Heinrich Schutz.

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The Viol Rackett Show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018
St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh
Sunday 12th August, 14:30 - 16:00

The Edinburgh Renaissance Band are joined by Polyhymnia Dancers in the ever-popular Viol Rackett Show, our best-loved programme of music, song and dance from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. The award-winning troupe of twelve musicians show off a large range of period instruments, including shawms, cornetti, sackbuts, nakers, crumhorms, viols, fiddles, crumhorns, gemshorns, bells, bagpipes, racketts and a serpent, and are happy to chat with you about them. The show is fronted by Musical Director Murray Campbell, whose lively presentation provides a delightful show, suitable for all ages. Children are specially welcome.

Tickets from St Cecilia's Hall Concert Room and Music Museum and the Fringe Office.

The Renaissance Band at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018
Venue artSpace@St Marks (St Mark's Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace, Edinburgh) Venue 125
Tuesday 14th August, 20:30 - 21:30
Thursday 16th August, 14:30 - 15:30
Friday 17th August, 14:30 - 15:30
Saturday 18th August, 14:30 - 15:30
Ticket Prices £10, (Concessions £8)(Under 18s free of charge)

The 2018 Festival show is Castle and Kirk, once again at St Mark's Church, Castle Terrace.
The music of great halls, cathedrals and servants' quarters is brought to life by the group who have been delighting Fringe audiences since 1973. A dozen musicians play a huge range of period instruments including shawms, cornetts, sackbuts, nakers, crumhorns, viols, fiddles, recorders, bells, bagpipes, rackets and a serpent. The show is entertainingly introduced by Murray Campbell, and is a truly joyous experience for all ages. Children are specially welcome.
Winners of Three Weeks Editors' Award 2017.
"They're eccentric, they're antiquated and long may they party like it's 1499." (Three Weeks 2012)

  Tuesday 14th August, 20:30
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  Thursday 16th August, 14:30
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Friday 17th August, 14:30
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Saturday 18th August, 14:30
Festival concert tickets
Tickets purchased online well in advance of the concert will be posted to the address given via PayPal - please pay the cost of postage as a donation. Tickets purchased online nearer the date of the concert will be reserved for collection at the venue ticket desk. You will be informed by e-mail whether the tickets have been posted or kept for collection at the venue.

The Renaissance Band presents their Christmas Concert 2018
St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh
Sunday 16th December, 15:00

The best of medieval and renaissance Christmas music, with a huge range of period instruments - audience participation - refreshments afterwards - for all ages, children welcomed - the Christmas event not to be missed.

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For further information please contact the Secretary, Peter Jones, at

23 Queen's Crescent, Edinburgh EH9 2BB

or e-mail pjones@blueyonder.co.uk