City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


The Gold Digger, Traverse, Imaginate Review

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Immigration and emigration are words heard a lot these days. This show from Haderslev in Denmark tells a tale based on a Danish legend written by Nobel prizewinning author Johannes V.

The Creation - Haydn, Usher Hall, Review

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The Creation was composed at the end of the eighteenth century.

Breabach, Queen's Hall, Review

A jig called post-modernity

RSNO's Grieg's Piano Concerto, Usher Hall, Review

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Imagine an overnight sleigh ride across Finland finishing with the sight of sunrise - and that's Nightride and Sunrise composed by Sibelius in 1908.

Søndergård Conducts Eroica, Usher Hall, Review

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The Intermezzo that opened Sibelius's Karelia Suite began with a distant horn which before long brought on the jaunty march of Karelian hunters.

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.