City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


RSNO Lazarev Conducts Cinderella, Usher Hall, Review

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Alexander Lazarev was back in town and full of bounce. He virtually arrived at the podium running, and then wasted not a moment to have the Orchestra play Rachmaninov's Caprice bohémien.

Bizet Symphony in C, Queen's Hall, Review

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The first half of the SCO programme was devoted to two Russian composers, Stravinsky and Shostakovich.

Patsy Cline (The Concert she Never Gave), King's Theatre, Review

If you’ve got country music in your soul then this is the show for you – it has all the hand-clapping and foot-stomping and wailing steel gee-tars any country and western fan could want.

Classical music preview at The Queen's Hall - Edinburgh International Festival 2016

There are to be nineteen classical music concerts at The Queen's Hall in this year's Festival - all starting at 11am.

RSNO Denève Returns: The Auld Alliance, Usher Hall, Review

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Three and a half years after laying down his baton as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Stéphane Denève was back in charge for a night.

Classical music preview at the Usher Hall - Edinburgh International Festival 2016

The opening concert at the Usher Hall on 6th August features operatic music with Shakespearean themes from Rossini, Bellini and Verdi before the Edinburgh Festival Chorus joins the Orchestra dell’Acca

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take

I Am Thomas – a brutal comedy with songs, Lyceum, Review

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Today, people can be famous for being famous; legends in their lunchtime.

RSNO Oundjian and Benedetti, Usher Hall, Review

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Sitting behind the Orchestra were one hundred and fifteen or so members of the Junior Chorus - ranging in age from seven to fifteen - to sing Sir James MacMillan's Little Mass.

Legally Blonde The Musical (2016), King's Theatre, Review

Elle and Warren (Lydia Carrington and Thomas McFarlane) in Legally Blonde The Musical (photo credit, Richard Moir)

“Legally Blonde The Musical” is based on the 2001 movie starring Reese Witherspoon, the delightful chick flick described by one critic as “ an agreeable trifle, a fairy-tale piece of fluff that is nev

RSNO Søndergård Conducts Beethoven Eight, Usher Hall, Review

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The Orchestra's Danish Principal Guest Conductor, Thomas Søndergård, told us at the outset that he had really been looking forward to conducting Szymanowski's Symphonie concertante - but it was not to