Fountainhall Church has a long tradition of hosting and organising live music events, working in close collaboration with local, national and international artists. We are the chosen venue of groups such as Aberdeen Chamber Music, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, the Aberdeen City Orchestra or the Bon Accord Silver Band, to name but a few. We are pleased to host some of the most acclaimed music festivals in Aberdeen such as the Aberdeen Jazz Festival and the Sound Festival.
UPCOMING MUSIC EVENTS
Windswept - A Musical Tour of Scotland
Wednesday 29 November 2023, 7.30 pm, Sanctuary at the Cross
Be taken on a magical musical tour of well known Scottish songs and tunes accompanied by some startling images of our beautiful country.
Aberdeen University Chamber Choir conducted by Sam Paul,
Paul Anderson (fiddler),
Moira Docherty (soprano),
Fiona Kennedy (singer songwriter),
Jack Taylor (Champion piper),
Craig Pike (Comedian),
Colin Brockie (Bass-Baritone).
This is a St Andrew’s Eve Fundraising Concert in aid of St Margaret’s Braemar. Tickets £16.50, children £8.50 available from ticketsource.co.uk.
WILLIS ORGAN CELEBRATION CONCERTS 2023 - FINAL CONCERT
Friday 8 December 2023
The concert begins at 8pm with a reception with refreshments at Fountainhall Church Centre 7-7.45pm. Giving the recital will be Dr John P Kitchen MBE.
Wee String School
Friday 8 December, 7pm, Sanctuary at the Stocket
If you'd like to come and hear wonderful pupils of Wee String School, the concert will start at 7pm. It's sure to be filled with lots of festive treats!! Entry is free (donations welcome!)
Music @ The Stocket
Saturday 9 December, 3pm, Sanctuary at the Stocket
An Hour with Two Talented Young Musicians. Entry by donation in aid of Music @ The Stocket Music Fund. A warm welcome awaits you.
Bon Accord Silver Band
Sunday 10 December, 3pm and 7pm, Sanctuary at the Stocket
Please join us for a special Children's Christmas Concert featuring music and carols for our "younger" members at 3pm. All welcome and Kids are optional for an afternoon of music and singing. Festive clothing very much welcomed!!!
Experience the absolute best Christmas concert in Aberdeen, with the Bon-Accord Silver Bands. The bands will be performing a mixture of traditional and modern Christmas classics and there will be plenty of opportunity for you to sing along to your favourite carols.
The Bon-Accord Silver Band, and the Bon-Accord Silver 'B' Band will be filling Fountainhall Church at the Stocket with festive joy and that warm fuzzy feeling of Christmas. Mince pies and mulled wine will be available at the interval and will once again be included in your ticket price.
We hope to see you all there again this year - you can wear your favourite Christmas jumper if you wish!
Maggie's Christmas Carol Concert at the Stocket
Tuesday 12 December, 7pm, Sanctuary at the Stocket
Join us at annual Christmas Carol Concert for a fabulous evening of festive fun! This year we will be joined by the wonderful St Margaret's school choir, Granite City Chorus and Albacappella. Guests can enjoy refreshments, readings, carols, and wonderful performances from the choirs – this is the perfect event to get you feeling festive!
Moonlight Sonata at Christmas by Candlelight
Wednesday 20 December, 6 pm, Sanctuary at the Cross
Vivaldi Four Seasons at Christmas
Wednesday 20 December, 8.30 pm, Sanctuary at the Cross
Enjoy an outstanding musical evening in the run-up to Christmas with a performance of Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons, in the spectacular candlelit setting of Fountainhall Church at The Cross (previously Queens Cross Church) Featuring some of the UK's most exceptional performers, The Piccadilly Sinfonietta will also include a performance of Corelli’s exquisite Christmas Concerto, the perfect addition to our festive programme for you!