Concerts in the Sanctuary

As well as the Music@Midstocket initiative, our Church premises are used by outside organisations for musical performances. These are listed below.

2021

Bon Accord Silver Band

Bon - Accord Silver Band gave two magical concerts on Sunday 12th December. The Christmas Concert for children was a great hit with some young members of the audience dancing in the aisles. The evening concert deserved the standing ovation it received.

Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra

We were so happy to welcome our 'in house' orchestra on Saturday 11th December for their first Christmas Concert at Midstocket. It was a joyous occasion complete with Santa conducting the orchestra!

2019

Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra

Led by their conductor, Gareth John, the Orchestra entertained us with Dvorak's "New World Symphony". In addition we enjoyed music by Moross, Nicolai, Rossini and Borodin.

Christmas Concert

A very successful Christmas Concert in aid of Maggie's Aberdeen took place on Monday 9th December at 7pm.

Concordia String Orchestra

Concordia String Orchestra held a very successful concert with the title "Impression of Italy" on Saturday 23rd November in our Sanctuary.

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Annual Charity Concert


The Annual Charity Concert was held in the Sanctuary on Wednesday 2nd October when Bon Accord Silver Band conducted by Richard Kidd and Albyn School Pupils Jazz Section called Fazz Junk directed by Karen Addison entertained us. The sum of over £2000 was raised and will be divided between Friends of Roxburghe House, Midstocket Development Fund and Scottish Charity Air Ambulance for Aberdeen S.C.A.A. Many thanks to everyone who supported this effort so generously and a big thank you to the ladies of Social Committee who worked so hard to make this event a great success.


Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra

On 21st September Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra wore it's magic again. It's guest soloist Leland Chen, wowed the audience with a virtuoso performance of Brahms Violin Concerto. Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra rose to the occasion, also playing Schumann Symphony No4. The capacity audience gave a lenghty and well deserved ovation.

Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra

Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra held a very popular concert with the title "Of Wizards and Magic" on Saturday 25th May in our Sanctuary. Playing to a capacity audience of all ages, it was the ideal way to introduce children to an orchestral concert.

Concordia String Orchestra

On Saturday 23rd March the Concordia String Orchestra with their conductor Tim Tricker gave us an evening of great enjoyment. Their programme included music by Bach, Tartini and Vaughan Williams. The soloists Kara Taylor and Clara Daley played Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Cellos to an enraptured audience.

Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra

Aberdeen Chamber Orchestra held a very successful concert with the title "In the shadow of Beethoven" on Saturday 16th February in our Sanctuary. Music by Rossini, Schubert, Belioz and Brahms was enthusiastically received by a full house.