City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Classical


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.

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: 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

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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

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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

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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.