Stile Antico – The Phoenix Rising

Loretto School Chapel, Musselburgh

Byrd Mass in 5 Parts
Tallis Salvator Mundi
Gibbons O clap your hands together
and works by Morley, White, Weelkes and Taverner

Stile Antico

We’re delighted to welcome back Stile Antico, whose previous visit to the Festival had our audience in raptures. This time, in Loretto’s stunning chapel, they sing some of the very greatest pieces of Tudor church music, including Byrd’s marvellous 5-part Mass.

“An ensemble of breath-taking freshness, vitality and balance”
The New York Times

Running time 2 hours


Celebrating the Carnegie UK Trust’s revival of Tudor Church Music in the 1920s


Loretto School Chapel, Musselburgh


Loretto School Chapel, Musselburgh

Getting there by bus

Getting there by train

Musselburgh has a train station but it is on the edge of the town and some distance to the venue.

Getting there by car

Free on-street car parking on Linkfield Road and surrounding streets. No car parking in school grounds.



The venue is on a school campus and is accessible on foot through a single gate from Musselburgh High street / Linkfield Rd, diagonally opposite Luca’s Ice Cream shop.

There will be an usher in a high vis vest at the gate to direct you. (Please do not go to in to the main gate / entrance at Loretto Corner / race course, or the big gated entrance next to St Peter’s Church)

There is free on-street car parking. And there are some public disabled parking spaces near the venue, in the high street.


Tarmac path and gravelled area.

Induction Loop:

Available but not adapted.

Wheelchair Access:

Via a side entrance. Please email [email protected] to book assistance

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