City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


New Festival Will Celebrate Robert Burns in Words and Music

Free music, spoken word and comedy, inspired by Robert Burns, is coming to one of Edinburgh’s best known New Town streets with the inaugural "Red, Red Rose Street Festival".

Sold Out Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival Welcomes In 2017

Unique Events, who have produced Edinburgh’s Hogmanay for 24 years for the City of Edinburgh Council, said early this morning that the event had been a “major

Multiple Versions of Auld Lang Syne

To get you in the mood for tonight's Hogmanay festivities, wherever you are, here are twenty versions of Auld

RSNO Christmas Concert 2016, Usher Hall, Review

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The RSNO Christmas Concert contains all the old favourites, but family-friendly, flamboyant conductor Christopher Bell starts a new Christmas tradition, that turns an ordinary bit of 21st Cen

Strauss: Wind Concertos, Queen's Hall, Review

Richard Strauss’ Duet-Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon and string orchestra (in three movements) was the last orchestral piece he wrote at the age of eighty-six.

Performers needed for Folk Play Premiere, The Burdies

Folk Drama Session

From Frozie-Toesie to Goosie Gander, a bevy of birds take centre stage at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30 December, in a new folk drama for Scotl

Christmas Swingalong 2016, Usher Hall, Review

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Owen and Olly are back, bringing their Christmas Swingalong to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall.

Summerhall Confirms Spring Line Up of 2017 "Nothing Ever Happens Here…" Live Music Programme

2017’s live music event Nothing Ever Happens Here… is to be headlined by Sarah Neufeld, Summerhall has confirmed.

RSNO Verdi Requiem, Usher Hall, Review

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Almost one hundred and forty singers from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus joined a full Orchestra for a concert with just one work, the Verdi Requiem.

An Orkney Wedding, Queen's Hall, Review

An Orkney Wedding

The programme began with Sibelius’ Valse Triste and Scene with Crandes (from incidental music to Kuolema) which he wrote for his brother-in-law’s opera Kuolema.