City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Intensity, Poetry, Elegance

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Robin Ticciati conducted last night’s concert at the Usher Hall which began with a performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto.

Hacktivists

If Miss Fritton, head of the legendary St Trinian’s, had decided to turn her establishment co-educational and at the same time taken to promoting social activism amongst the students, the result might

Roxy Spring Music Season 2015 Announced

Assembly Roxy has announced some of its eclectic programme of musical events coming up this spring (March – May 2015).

Ravi Coltrane Quartet / Konrad Wiszniewski’s New Focus Quartet, Royal Lyceum, Review

At a time when Edinburgh’s ever-fragile live music scene outside of festival season seems to be finally succumbing to terminal malaise and lack of support from powers-that-be, Jazz Scotland are to be

The Fair Intellectual Club, Assembly Roxy, Review

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It is always appealing to hear that a hitherto little or unknown story about brave women is being brought into the light.

Scottish Opera's Orfeo ed Euridice, Festival Theatre, Review

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Straightaway we see Orfeo and Euridice frolicking, but then Euridice is taken ill and dies.

Employment Accolade for Festival City Theatres Trust

Festival City Theatres Trust, which operates the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh, was announced in position 84 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015 at a

Book Review: Tirana Papers

Illyria was the name of part of the western Balkans in ancient times.

The Typist, Traverse Theatre, Review

Kam-Ri Dance Theatre put on a virtuoso performance of flamenco music and dance, but unfortunately lose the plot, in their story of The Typist.

Romeo and Juliet, Festival Theatre, Review

A twist of focus in the telling of Romeo and Juliet blows a curious air across a strangely fragmented production.

Beethoven's Pastoral Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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'Will you dance, dear?' one bishop said to another is what Sir Roger Norrington thought might have happened at the start of the third movement of Haydn's La Passione, the Minuet.

Summerhall Live Music Prog 'Nothing Ever Happens Here...' Opening March

Summerhall in Edinburgh presents a new regular live music programme Nothing Ever Happens Here... in its 450 capacity Dissection Room platforming local and touring bands starting on 26th March 2015.

Puppet Animation Festival returns to East Lothian for 2015

The Puppet Animation Festival, now the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts event for children, young people and their families, will return to venues across East Lothian this spring, bringing eigh

Twelve Angry Men, King's Theatre, Review

Tom Conti in Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men, which was written in the 1950’s by Reginald Rose, has endured the decades because it is a masterful script.

Opera World Premiere for Three to Four Year Olds!

Scotland’s national opera company, Scottish Opera, is set to prove yet again that you are never too young to enjoy music with its new interactive show KidO.

November date for Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest at King’s Theatre Edinburgh

After playing successfully to packed houses in the West End and followed by a short five week tour, The Bunbury Company of Players' production of Oscar Wilde's much loved and witty masterpiece The

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Lyceum, Review

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A radical revisit of an already radical play.

Festival Theatre Announces Live Screenings from the National Theatre and Taormina’s Ancient Greek Theatre

The Festival Theatre has announced that it will host live and encore screenings from the National Theatre including new work starring acclaimed British ac

A Bench on the Road, Summerhall, Review

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A feminine view of Italian immigration.

Sanitise, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Fear and self-loathing lie in wait as one woman fails to suppress her filthy urges beneath a shiny exterior.