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Edinburgh News: music


Scottish Opera's Carmen, Festival Theatre, Review

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It is hard to believe that when one of the most famous of all operas was first performed in Paris in 1875 Spain was a far-away and exotic country hard to reach over the Pyrenees.

Edinburgh International Festival announces first production of Festival 2016

The Edinburgh International Festival has revealed it will present the Salzburg Festival’s internationally acclaimed production of Bellini’s Norma as part of Festival 2016.

The Maiden in the Tower, Queen's Hall, Review

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra programme at the Queen’s Hall featured Finland – the conductor Tuomas Hannikainen; the violinist Pekka Kuusisto and the composer Lotta Wennakoski, whose composition ‘Ver

Swiss Ambassador's Award Concert, Balmoral Hotel, Review

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It was a privilege to be invited once again to the annual Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert which is the show case for the year’s winners of the competition among young Swiss musicians.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, A Word with Dr Johnson, Traverse, Review

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In 1746, when Samuel Johnson set out on creating the compilation of what was to be his renowned Dictionary of the English Language, he knew it wasn’t a one man job.

Mr McFall's Chamber - Solitude - Baltic Reflctions, Queen's Hall, Review

Robert McFall and the ensemble that bears his name bring a certain domesticity to the concert platform without ever domesticating their repertoire.

SCO Plays Brahms Symphony No 1, Usher Hall, Review

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2015/2016 season features many of Brahms compositions and the opening concert at the Usher Hall began with his Academic Festival Overture, a lively piece celebrating the

RSNO Mahler's Resurrection, Usher Hall, Review

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One powerful symphony for the Season's Opener.

Girls Rock School Edinburgh

Girls Rock School (GRS) Edinburgh is a non-profit making organisation whose aim is to have free music workshops open to all regardless of age or ability.

Festival and Fringe Wraps - the Archive Lives On

Another festival - Edinburgh Guide's 18th festival - has officially drawn to a close marked by last night's explosive spectacle.