City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


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.

Bizet Symphony in C, Queen's Hall, Review

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The first half of the SCO programme was devoted to two Russian composers, Stravinsky and Shostakovich.

Patsy Cline (The Concert she Never Gave), King's Theatre, Review

If you’ve got country music in your soul then this is the show for you – it has all the hand-clapping and foot-stomping and wailing steel gee-tars any country and western fan could want.

Classical music preview at The Queen's Hall - Edinburgh International Festival 2016

There are to be nineteen classical music concerts at The Queen's Hall in this year's Festival - all starting at 11am.

RSNO Denève Returns: The Auld Alliance, Usher Hall, Review

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Three and a half years after laying down his baton as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Stéphane Denève was back in charge for a night.

Classical music preview at the Usher Hall - Edinburgh International Festival 2016

The opening concert at the Usher Hall on 6th August features operatic music with Shakespearean themes from Rossini, Bellini and Verdi before the Edinburgh Festival Chorus joins the Orchestra dell’Acca