City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival


EIF 2017, Fireworks Concert, Review

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Clearly, this is the world's biggest and most spectacular annual fireworks concert, and an explosive evening of entertainment awaited us.

Edinburgh International Festival Ends 70th In Robust Form

Virgin Money Fireworks concert 2017 by Beth Chalmers

It opened with a Bloom and ended with a familar “Boom!”.

EIF 2017: Filarmonica Della Scala, The Usher Hall, Review

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We began with the Enescu recital - the two Romanian Rhapsodies are by far the best loved of his compositions - and the full orchestral range brought out the depth and breadth of this particular work.

EIF 2017: Rain, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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First staged in 2001, “Rain,” choreographed by Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker is now a signature work for Rosas, her contemporary dance company.

EIF 2017: Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis & Denes Varjon, Queen's Hall, Review

The final chamber concert in the Edinburgh International Festival Queen’s Hall series was with three outstanding musicians.

EIF 2017: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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The musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra were in their places and each practising their own part far sooner than most orchestras in the quarter of an hour before a concert at the Usher Hall.

EIF 2017: Trio Zimmerman, The Queen's Hall, Review

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The Queen's Hall was full to capacity, and the performance commenced on time at 11.00am.

EIF 2017 - Nederlands Dans Theater, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is synonymous with a risk-taking sense of rebellion, demonstrating, time and again, an absolute commitment to exploring new means of producing visceral physical expressio

EIF 2017: Mitsuko Uchida in Recital, Usher Hall, Review

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Dame Mitsuko Uchida must be one of the International Festival's favourite pianists and this concert was eagerly awaited.

EIF 2017: Festival First, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir James MacMillan conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in three works which had received their first performance an Edinburgh Festival.