City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


EIF 2016: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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For half an hour Sarah Connolly CBE entranced us as she sung six of Alma Mahler's lieder, German romantic songs.

The Last Five Years, The Space @ Surgeons Hall, Review

Ellie Smit as Cathy and the orchestra in The Last Five Years

Premiered off Broadway in 2002, "The Last Five Years" by Jason Robert Brown covers the all American, tragic-romantic territory beloved by Woody Allen, about Jamie Wellerstein, a talented young Jewish

The Magic Cave of Salamanca, Quaker Meeting House, Review

A group of con-artists, pimps, prostitutes and cuckolds come blinking into the light after 400 years.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Vince Cable, "Sailing Britain Through a Storm", Review

With a hearty Edinburgh reception, Sir Vincent (Vince) Cable took his seat with Phil Harding who was in the chair for this session.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Ruby Wax, "Stand up to Stress", Review

Ruby Wax came into the auditorium to resounding applause and clearly revelled in the very supportive welcome that she received.

Nancy's Philosopher, Summerhall, Review

Kelly Burke as Nancy (photo credit, Judi Komaki)

The former Veterinary school Anatomy Lecture theatre at Summerhall is preserved as it was -a highly raked auditorium of wooden benches with writing desks, an old sink in the corner and blackboards on

Edinburgh Book Festival: Tom Devine, "Scottish Identity in Danger", Review

Tom Devine, doyen of Scottish historians, was at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to talk about his most recent work, ‘Independence or Union: Scotland's Past and Scotland's Present’.

Organ Duets for Two to Play, St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Review

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Michael Harris has been Organist and Master of the Music of St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh since 1996 whilst his wife, Brigitte, is Director of Music at St Andrew’s and St George’s West.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Ruth Dudley Edwards, "The Easter Rising Reassessed ", Review

Ruth Dudley Edwards appeared at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to promote ‘The Seven; The Lives and Legacies of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic’ in the centenary year of what is

Edinburgh Book Festival: Erica Jong, "The Fountain of Eternal Youth", Review

Obviously well known to British audiences, Erica Jong was joined stage by Ruth Wishart who acted as chair for this session.