City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Beethoven's Ninth, Usher Hall, Review

SCO - group photo

The concert at the Usher Hall was conducted by the renowned French conductor Emmanuel Krivine who has recently been appointed as the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor.

Rant with Mischa Macpherson trio, Queen's Hall, Review

Having written elsewhere* about a fictional female fiddle trio, it was a natural progression to a concert where the main event was performance by possibly Scotland’s finest female fiddle quartet.

Brassed Off, King's Theatre, Review

Brassed Off band

It’s some 18 years since the film version of ‘Brassed Off’ first appeared, and, as recent reconsiderations remind us, 30 since the 1984 miner’s strike.

The Michael Nyman Band, Queen's Hall, Review

Celebrating his seventieth year, the prolific Michael Nyman’s Band is touring to Gateshead, Liverpool and Bristol, and stopped off at the Queen’s Hall to remind us of his prodigious talent and those o

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Skeleton Wumman, Traverse Theatre, Review

Buchan Lennon as Young Man and Amy Conochan in Skeleton Wumman

Gerda Stevenson has pooled her talents as playwright and poet to create a beautiful modern Scottish sea myth.

Boxe Boxe, EFT, Review

Boxe Boxe scene

Boxing may not be the sport of kings, but it is the sport of artists, writers and great leaders.

Indulge Your Inner Child and Get Geeky At EISF Lates

I'll have what she's drinking

With a week to go until it opens, the Edinburgh International Science Festival is reminding people that there's a range of late-night events for adults with a science theme.

Study Shows Soundscapes Create Refreshing Dreams (and Full Moons Bizarre Dreams)

A two-year study into dream control, first launched at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, suggests that it's possible for people to create their perfect dream, and wake up feeling "happy an

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Assembly Roxy, Review

Prudencia Hart Production Image 3 -credit Johan Perrson.jpg

An up close and personal dance with the devil.

Edinburgh International Festival 2014 Teaser

The Edinburgh International Festival announced its programme today. This short promotional video clip offers us a taste of the shows to come.