City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music

EIF 2018: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review


Works from three of the world’s greatest ever composers: the programme for tonight’s concert was tantalising – and the CBSO did not disappoint.

Loud and Proud on the Fringe, St Cuthbert’s, Review


Scotland's LGBT choir, Loud and Proud, gave us a performance of some fifteen songs, all adapted by the group, at this entertaining performance in support of Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis

All(most) Bach and Chopin, St Andrew’s & St George’s West, Review


One of the best things about performances at the Edinburgh Fringe, is that there is always something that comes up that’s a little bit different.

Sex Shells, Underbelly Cowgate, Review


London’s camp cabaret quartet, Sex Shells is a shameless satirical show certain to have you screaming for more.

Dona Nobis Pacem, Greyfriars Kirk, Review


Music of breath-taking beauty awaited us at Greyfriars Kirk for this afternoon recital of largely late Mediaeval Scottish polyphony.

Schütz: Resurrection History, St Vincent’s Chapel, Review


Tonight’s outstanding performance of Schutz’s ‘Resurrection History’ fell within St Vincent’s ‘Festival of the Sacred Arts’, and was introduced by its director, The Revd Professor Gordon Graham.

Cathedral Festival Evensong, St Mary’s Cathedral, Review


St Mary’s Cathedral provided us with some excellent music for this celebration of the Assumption, or the ‘Feast of St Mary’.

Organ Recitals in the City, St Andrew’s & St George’s West, Review


This was the second in a series of lunchtime recitals in the Georgian setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church.

Soweto Gospel Choir, Assembly Hall, Review


This special concert, “Songs of the Free”, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, the Father of the rainbow nation.

Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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“It actually translates from Scots to ‘old times past,’” says Mairi Campbell on Auld Lang Syne, the beloved song that conjures images of fireworks and hand-holding at the close of a ceilidh.

EIF 2018, The Orchestra of the Americas, Usher Hall, Review

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The Orchestra of the Americas completed their five week tour of Poland, Ukraine and Germany with a concert full of life and fun in the Usher Hall.