Coming soon – Those We Have Loved

A Midsummer Celebration of Life – Saturday 18th June/ Sunday 19th June 2022 A concert of music we have loved, dedicated to those we have loved. Including music by Bach, Brahms, Bruckner, Fauré, Handel, Johnson, McBain, Mendelssohn, Monteverdi, Mozart, Quilter, Rutter, Shearing and Vivaldi.

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Christmas Cheer!

  Abbey Consort and friends will get you in the Christmas spiritwith two concerts in early December. You can enjoy their seasonal offerings at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose on Sunday 1st December (7.30pm) and again in St Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Kelso on Sunday 8th December (3pm). TheRead more….

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Music of the Four Countries

The concert programme ‘Music of the four countries’ brings together a wide variety of musical styles – from sacred to secular, from Shakespeare to Burns, from Victorian to contemporary.  The composers of the pieces are from the four countries of the British Isles and encompass the years from 1850 toRead more….

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Remembrance Concerts

Abbey Consort is marking the one hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War with two concerts, to be performed in Kelso Old Parish Church on Saturday 10th November and in Melrose Parish Church on Sunday 11th November. Both concerts begin at 7.30pm. Jim Letham, our musical director,Read more….

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Music of the Americas

Abbey Consort is presenting their spring concert“Music of the Americas”in Teviot Church, Hawick on Saturday 26th May and in Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Melrose on Sunday 27th May – both concerts starting at 7.30pm. This exciting programme covers a wide range of music with the first half featuring music from South America, includingRead more….

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Easter Performance of Stainer’s Crucifixion

We return to Stainer’s much loved and oft-performed work this Easter, performing in Galashiels on Friday 30th March at the Church of Our Lady and St Andrew at 7.30pm and again in Kelso on Saturday, 31st March at Kelso Old Parish Church at 3.00pm. Stainer’s work will be complimented by several shortRead more….

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Psalms, Sonnets & Songs

Our next performance is a  delightful mélange of sacred and secular pieces in the beautiful setting of the picture gallery in Monteviot house. We have been fortunate to sing in this lovely setting a number of times before. It provides an intimate and gracious surround for what we hope willRead more….

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