City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Collaboration Between SCO and Wester Hailes Residents On Show

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A new art project reflects on life in Wester Hailes, one of Edinburgh’s more deprived areas, in sound, images, film and original musical composition.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Christmas Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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For an entirely different audience than a normal Friday evening at the Usher Hall, this was their annual musical and secular celebration of Christmas.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker, Usher Hall, Review

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Prokofiev's Winter Bonfire is a rarely heard work written with children in mind and first performed in Moscow in 1950.

New Edinburgh Festival Celebrates Robert Burns "And Beyond"

Luke Jerram's Moon (photo by Rob Brewer)

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday, 7th December) for a new six-day Edinburgh festival celebrating Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Anne-Sophie Mutter in Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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This was an interesting concert because of the contrast between the two works played.

Complete cycle of Debussy’s solo piano works to be performed by James Willshire at St. Cecilia’s

Acclaimed interpreter of 20th century repertoire, British pianist James Willshire marks the 100th anniversary of Claude Debussy’s death with the curation of a two-day Debussy Festival.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård's Guide to the Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Microphone in hand, Thomas Søndergård introduced an extraordinary successful concert to celebrate Scotland's Year of Young People.

The Reid Consort: Music for Remembrance, St Vincent’s, Review

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The Reid Consort, founded in 2016 by Cole Bendall, has serious intent for dedicated musicians. No more so than his sixteen singers for an a cappella concert entitled Music for Remembrance.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Poulenc's Gloria, Usher Hall, Review

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On the eve the one hundredth Remembrance Day weekend, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra paid its tribute of the dead of ghastly wars.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Chan Conducts Rachmaninov, Usher Hall, Review

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With this concert Elim Chan began her reign as the RSNO's Principal Guest Conductor, succeeding Thomas Søndergård now prompted to the top job, Music Director.

Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

Francesca Hegyi - EIF Executive Director

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.