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Edinburgh News: music


Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Programme Launched

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The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.

The Harmonium Project Opens the Festival

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This year’s Edinburgh International Festival opens with a large, free, public outdoor event which sees a spectacular digitally animated artwork projected onto the front of the Usher Hall, set to music

Video: Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Trailer

The trailer for the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. The programme for the EIF 2015 was launched today.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra launches its 2015/16 Season

Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati celebrates Johannes Brahms, including performances of all four symphonies and Ein deutsches Requiem,

125th Birthday for Scotland’s National Orchestra

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is to embark on a two-season quasquicentennial anniversary celebration:

Thomas Dausgaard announced as Chief Conductor-Designate of BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has appointed a new Chief Conductor as it launches the 2015/16 season, which also sees it celebrate its 80th birthday.

Mozart's Requiem, Usher Hall, Review

Mozart was the predominant composer at last night’s Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert at the Usher Hall.

McGoldrick / McCusker / Doyle, Queen's Hall, Review

John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle may well be familiar to a number from their appearances on ‘Transatlantic Sessions’, now some seven or more years old.

Søndergård Conducts Pathétique, Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall Review

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Before the concert began I overheard the comment that the Lindberg Clarinet Concerto was simple something to fill a gap between the symphonies of Sibelius and Tchaikovsky.

SCO "Intensity, Poetry, Elegance", Usher Hall, Review

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Robin Ticciati conducted last night’s concert at the Usher Hall which began with a performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto.