City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


EIF 2018: Des canyons aux étoiles…, Usher Hall, Review

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Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was commissioned to write a work to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the American Declaration of Independence for 1976.

EIF 2018 Colburn Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Situated in downtown Los Angeles, Colburn School has four divisions: the Conservatory of Music, the Music Academy, Community School of Performing Arts, and Dance Academy.

Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

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The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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