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Edinburgh News: music

Opera World Premiere for Three to Four Year Olds!

Scotland’s national opera company, Scottish Opera, is set to prove yet again that you are never too young to enjoy music with its new interactive show KidO.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Järvi Conducts Shostakovich Five, Usher Hall, Review

Neeme Jarvi

The dignified and grandfatherly presence of Neeme Järvi was at once welcomed in the applause for him as he arrived at his podium to conduct.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2015 - It's An "Ideas Factory"

EISF 2015

The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

Preview: Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show at the King’s Theatre

Sarah Chandler on the pool deck of the Silver Shadow in Rio

It certainly is a small world. Quite extraordinary whom one can meet by chance, when travelling far from home.

New Location For Hidden Door Arts Festival This May

Hidden Door Arts Festival, which last year stepped behind the drab frontages of the Market Street Vaults and produced one of the most innovative arts events to occur in Edinburgh outside of August.

Big stars of Classical Music align at Edinburgh International Festival 2015

Festival Director, Fergus Linehan has unveiled the classical music programme at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival in 2015.

Buniatishvili Plays Liszt Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review


Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 Robert Schumann’s Symphonette, or short symphony, opened the concert. It set us with the mood for the night with its Overture, Scherzo and Finale.

Three’s A Crowd, manipulate Festival, Review


This year’s annual international visual theatre festival, manipulate is now in its 8th year.

Mahler: Song of the Earth, Queen's Theatre, Review

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert began with a Hadyn Symphony.

Scottish Opera's Inés de Castro, Festival Theatre, Review

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Way back in time Portugal was at war with Spain and this created a problem for the King of Portugal. His son's mistress was Spanish and considered a threat.