City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


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).

Owen & Olly's Christmas Stocking, Usher Hall, review

Owen & Olly’s Christmas Stocking is a cracker of a concert that gives adults the excuse to let their hair down, while pretending it’s all for the kids.

RSNO Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, Usher Hall, Review

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Latvian-born Baiba Stride was the soloist for Tchaikovsky's much loved Violin Concerto - a work well suited to the fine acoustic of the Usher Hall. She clearly understood this.

RSNO: Grand Gala Launch of New Headquarters

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The former chief executive of the City of Edinburgh Council, Sue Bruce, is now Dame Susan Bruce and newly appointed chair of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Brahms' Violin Concerto RSNO, Usher Hall, Review

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Vienna was the common theme of the three works performed. Two of them were crowd pullers whilst the opening Webern might well have been treated with caution by the unknowing.

Rhythm Machine hits Summerhall in new monthly residency in the Dissection Room

On 14th November Soulsville & Nothing Ever Happens Here present Rhythm Machine, Summerhall's new monthly club night.

RSNO Romeo and Juliet, Usher Hall, Review

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet describes the feuding between Romeo of the Montague family and thirteen year old Juliet of the Capulet family.

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.