City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


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

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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

Scot:Lands - Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, 1st January 2016

St. Giles Cathedral - Blue Skye:Land in Scot:Lands New Year Arts Festival (photo credit, Ken Scott)

Scot:Lands, the popular mini pop-up arts and cultural programme of free, ticketed events was staged again on New Year’s Day to conclu

The RSNO Christmas Concert 2015: The Snowman, Usher Hall, Review

The RSNO Christmas Concert is a festive treat for all the family.

SCO play "Generations of Bach", Queen's Hall, Review

Peter Whelan plays bassoon

"Generations of Bach" began with a composition by the best-known Bach, Johann Sebastian, the prolific Baroque composer who fathered twenty children (although only ten survived till adulthood).