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Edinburgh News: music


Scottish Opera's new Music Director

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British conductor Stuart Stratford has been appointed by Scottish Opera as the Company’s Music Director after an extensive international search.

Scottish Opera's Jenůfa, Festival Theatre, Review

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Annilese Miskimmon directed an extraordinarily sensitive and accurate portrayal of a family's tribulations.

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Rudyard Kipling, Brunton Theatre, Review

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Robert Powell delivers a gentle evening’s entertainment recounting the life of writer and poet Rudyard Kipling, accompanied by live music of the period.

An American in Paris Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Peter Oundjian's opening remarks focussed us on a programme by American composers.

Video: Max Richter's Recomposed: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Max Richter talks about his re-composing of Vivaldi's Four Seasons which is being performed at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.

Video: 50 Years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

The amateur chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th in August 2015.

Here's some of the participants talking about why the chorus is so special.

Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Programme Launched

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The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.

The Harmonium Project Opens the Festival

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This year’s Edinburgh International Festival opens with a large, free, public outdoor event which sees a spectacular digitally animated artwork projected onto the front of the Usher Hall, set to music

Video: Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Trailer

The trailer for the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. The programme for the EIF 2015 was launched today.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra launches its 2015/16 Season

Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati celebrates Johannes Brahms, including performances of all four symphonies and Ein deutsches Requiem,