City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Thomas Dausgaard announced as Chief Conductor-Designate of BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has appointed a new Chief Conductor as it launches the 2015/16 season, which also sees it celebrate its 80th birthday.

Mozart's Requiem, Usher Hall, Review

Mozart was the predominant composer at last night’s Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert at the Usher Hall.

McGoldrick / McCusker / Doyle, Queen's Hall, Review

John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle may well be familiar to a number from their appearances on ‘Transatlantic Sessions’, now some seven or more years old.

Søndergård Conducts Pathétique, Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall Review

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Before the concert began I overheard the comment that the Lindberg Clarinet Concerto was simple something to fill a gap between the symphonies of Sibelius and Tchaikovsky.

SCO "Intensity, Poetry, Elegance", Usher Hall, Review

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Robin Ticciati conducted last night’s concert at the Usher Hall which began with a performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto.

Roxy Spring Music Season 2015 Announced

Assembly Roxy has announced some of its eclectic programme of musical events coming up this spring (March – May 2015).

Ravi Coltrane Quartet / Konrad Wiszniewski’s New Focus Quartet, Royal Lyceum, Review

At a time when Edinburgh’s ever-fragile live music scene outside of festival season seems to be finally succumbing to terminal malaise and lack of support from powers-that-be, Jazz Scotland are to be

Scottish Opera's Orfeo ed Euridice, Festival Theatre, Review

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Straightaway we see Orfeo and Euridice frolicking, but then Euridice is taken ill and dies.

Beethoven's Pastoral Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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'Will you dance, dear?' one bishop said to another is what Sir Roger Norrington thought might have happened at the start of the third movement of Haydn's La Passione, the Minuet.

Summerhall Live Music Prog 'Nothing Ever Happens Here...' Opening March

Summerhall in Edinburgh presents a new regular live music programme Nothing Ever Happens Here... in its 450 capacity Dissection Room platforming local and touring bands starting on 26th March 2015.