The Choir of St. Giles’ Cathedral

Wings of Peace




7.30pm – 8.30pm (Doors 7.00pm)


Under Les Colombes at St. Giles’ Cathedral

Ticket Price

£12.50 (inc. booking fees)

Burns&Beyond are proud to present The Choir of St. Giles’ Cathedral, for a very special evening choral music Wings of Peace, performed beneath Michael Pendry’s stunning Les Colombes (Doves) installation, which sees over 2,500 paper doves fly the length of the Cathedral.

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Curated and produced by Michael Harris – Master of the Music, the Choir of St. Giles’ Cathedral along with organist Jordan English, will performance choral music on the themes of peace, hope and reconciliation featuring music by Mendelssohn, Fauré, Elgar, MacMillan and Esenvalds.

Les Colombes (The Doves)

Burns&Beyond presents Les Colombes (The Doves), a winding column of more than 2,500 origami paper doves which will fly the full length of St. Giles’ Cathedral. Symbolizing love, hope and kindness, the doves encourage a feeling of optimism as we reflect on years past and look ahead into 2022.  More information about the installation can be found here.

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Important Covid-19 Safety Information:

  • In accordance with Scottish Government guidance, from 1st October 2021, audience members attending the Burns&Beyond Les Colombes event and concerts held in St. Giles Cathedral will NOT be required to show they have been fully vaccinated (or otherwise exempt) on entry to the venue. This is due to the capacity level attending the event being less than 500 persons.
  • Please note that Burns&Beyond live music events being held at St. Giles’ Cathedral will be in unreserved theatre-style seating
  • Please note, should Scottish Government guidance change to include a requirement for proof of vaccination/Vaccine Passports for smaller capacity events prior to Burns&Beyond events, we will be legally required to check Vaccine Passports on entry for all audience member. For more information on Vaccine Certificates click here.
  • The wearing of face masks is required in our indoor venues for all staff, audiences and contractors, whether seated or standing, unless exempt (please remember that some people may not have visible reasons for their exemptions. This is a Scottish Government legal requirement Coronavirus (COVID-19): staying safe and protecting others – (
  • Although it is not an entry requirement, for your safety and the safety of others, we recommend taking a lateral flow test prior to attending the concert. Tests are available here.