City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


EIF 2017, Fireworks Concert, Review


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

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


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: 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.

Pistons and Pipes, Old St Paul's, Review


It was a pleasure and privilege to hear the 1880's Father Willis instrument played at this remarkable venue by an equally amazing organist - and also a fantastic trumpeter who wowed the audience assem

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


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

EIF 2017: Chiaroscuro Quartet, Queen's Hall, Review

Chiaroscuro Quartet - Agnese Blaubarde

The programme changes every day at the Queens Hall during the International Festival period, but all concerts involve chamber music. This morning it was the Chiaroscuro Quartet.

EIF2017: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Founded in 1765 it is one of the world’s oldest orchestras.

EIF 2017: Seong-Jin Cho, Queen's Hall, Review

Seong-Jin Cho

The Edinburgh International Festival morning chamber concerts and recitals at the Queens Hall are always a delight to attend.

Prévert: Piano & Poetry

Original one-man show by a young French concert pianist

The Edinburgh Singers: Brahms - A German Requiem

Chorus Awards 2016 winners The Edinburgh Singers’ season finale is a performance of Brahms’ magnificent Requiem, prefaced by Holst’s delicate Seven Part Songs.