City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music

RSNO Oundjian Conducts The Sea, Usher Hall, Review


Peter Oundjian's opening remarks set the scene. Two works about the sea but very different from one another.

Next Stop: Broadway, St Brides Centre, Review


A-Team Productions have bravely sculpted a revue show, where an energetic cast of 36 teens, aged 11 to 18 years, step-ball-change their way through intercepting musical hits, tackling some incredibly

Clarinet and Piano at Concerts at the University, City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, Review

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There was a large audience for Tuesday’s Concerts at the University series keen to hear some serious clarinet music.

RSNO Romantic Valentine's: Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto, Usher Hall, Review


This year's Valentine's concert opened with trumpets resembling the bugle call Tchaikovsky had heard every evening from nearby barracks in Rome.

RSNO's The Music of John Williams, Usher Hall, Review

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The Usher Hall was full to hear a programme of high profile film scores written by John Williams.

Francesco Piemontesi Plays Mozart, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert began with Beethoven’s rousing Overture, Coriolan, which musically charts the raging emotions of Coriolanus, the fifth century Roman general, and his subsequent downfall.

The Glenn Miller Story, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Tommy Steele and cast in The Glen Miller Story

The oldest ‘swinger’ in town (Tommy Steele), with an orchestra, playing the music of legendary bandleader Glenn Miller adds up to a mellow show.

Nuala Kennedy Band, Traverse Theatre, Review

On a driech Monday night, with no invitation to a Burns Super in sight, what better than to head to the Traverse Theatre bar and enjoy the warm welcome afforded to the Nuala Kennedy Band?

Chamber Sundays, Queen's Hall, Review

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This chamber concert featured three instruments – the flute, harp and viola.

The Sound of Music (2016), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Captain von Trapp, Maria and the Children (photo credit, Pamela Raith)

This new production on tour across the UK, celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the film version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s global hit musical, “The Sound of Music.” Starring Julie Andrews and Chri