City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


RSNO Appoints New Assistant Conductor

New Zealand conductor Holly Mathieson, currently based in the UK, has been appointed as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s new Assistant Conductor, following a recruitment process which attracted

RSNO Ode to Joy, Usher Hall, Review

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Peter Oundjian's sparkly introduction told us that the Orchestra was half way through its 125th anniversary, this was the final concert of the season but also significantly the time to say farewell to

2016 Made in Scotland Programme Unveiled

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The very beautiful space that is Edinburgh’s Dovecote Gallery today played host to this year’s launch of Made in Scotland Programme for the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

LEITHLATE16 Returns To The Walk with a Swagger

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LeithLate returns to the Walk this summer with a jam-packed programme of mostly free exhibitions and events involving over 50 artists.

Beethoven's 'Eroica', Usher Hall, Review

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The concert at the Usher Hall began with a composition by the Russian composer Mussorgsky.

William Macmath: New Life for Forgotten Scottish Ballads

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A life’s work that had gone largely unnoticed. Now, 100 years on, it is inspiring audiences across Scotland.

Leading Scottish Theatre Company Vanishing Point to Collaborate with Scottish Opera

In an exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s most innovative theatre companies and the national opera company present a double bill of a newly created music theatre piece, 'The 8th Door' and

Scottish Opera Announces 2016/17 Season

New productions of Pelléas and Mélisande, Bluebeard’s Castle, La bohème and The Elixir of Love

Sir Thomas Allen’s hit production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro opens the Season

EIF Tickets Being Snapped Up On First Day of Sales

The first day sales for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), that runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August 2016, are set to top £490,000, a record first day’s in

RSNO Lazarev Conducts Cinderella, Usher Hall, Review

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Alexander Lazarev was back in town and full of bounce. He virtually arrived at the podium running, and then wasted not a moment to have the Orchestra play Rachmaninov's Caprice bohémien.