Sing Joyfully

Saturday, March 19, 2022


Saturday 19th March 2022

7.30pm at St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh


The Edinburgh Singers celebrate our 70th anniversary with a selection of favourite a cappella choral works spanning 500 years, from Byrd to Ešenvalds, and premiere our newly commissioned piece by award-winning Scottish composer Aileen Sweeney.



David Peebles Si quis diligit me
William Byrd Sing joyfully
Johann Christoph Bach Es ist nun aus mit meinem Leben
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Jauchzet dem Herrn
Josef Rheinberger Abendlied
Anton Bruckner Os justi
Gustav Holst Ave Maria
John Stainer God so loved the world
Randall Thompson Alleluia
Franz Biebl                      Ave Maria
Ēriks Ešenvalds         O salutaris hostia
Soloists: Katie Cochrane, Kirsty McRobbie
William More  O make me a channel of your peace
Soloists: Olivia Fleming, Alex Marks, Warren MacLeod
Philip Stopford    Ave, Regina caelorum
Aileen Sweeney We will no longer sing into the silence
Soloists: Nicola Stock, David Leaver, Stephen Metcalfe
arr. Simon Carrington O my love is like a red, red rose
Soloist: Luke Francis
James MacMillan       Lassie, wad ye loe me?
Soloists: Gillian Mitchell, Sylvia Hamilton



Sing Joyfully flyer