Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

Saturday, June 16, 2018


Saturday 16 June, 7.30pm at Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Singers' season finale was a performance of Elgar's epic "The Dream of Gerontius", widely regarded as his finest choral work. Conducted by Alistair Digges, the choir was joined by soloists Ben Johnson (Tenor), Katie Schofield (Mezzo-Soprano) and James Arthur (Baritone), and an orchestra of players specially assembled for the night.


The Edinburgh Singers Sinfonia

First Violin - Justine Watts (leader), Frances Pryce, Feargus Hetherington, Gillian Risi

Second Violin - Angus Ramsay, Alex Gascoine, Kobus Frick, Jackie Norrie

Viola - Mark Braithwaite, Mary Ward, Emma Connell-Smith, Nicola Boag

Cello - Sarah Oliver, Anne Brincourt, Niamh Molloy

Double Bass - Alice Durrant, Tom Berry

Harp - Helen Thompson 

Flute - Charlotte Ashton 

Oboe - Kirstie Logan

Clarinet - Jenny Stevenson

Bassoon - Graeme Brown 

Horn - Patrick Broderick, James Goodenough 

Trumpet - Brian McGinley

Trombone - Jonathan Hollick 

Organ - Morley Whitehead

Timpani - Alasdair Kelly

Percussion - Oliver Butterworth


June 2018 flyer