City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music

Classical music preview at The Queen's Hall - Edinburgh International Festival 2016

There are to be nineteen classical music concerts at The Queen's Hall in this year's Festival - all starting at 11am.

RSNO Denève Returns: The Auld Alliance, Usher Hall, Review

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Three and a half years after laying down his baton as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Stéphane Denève was back in charge for a night.

Classical music preview at the Usher Hall - Edinburgh International Festival 2016

The opening concert at the Usher Hall on 6th August features operatic music with Shakespearean themes from Rossini, Bellini and Verdi before the Edinburgh Festival Chorus joins the Orchestra dell’Acca

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take

I Am Thomas – a brutal comedy with songs, Lyceum, Review

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Today, people can be famous for being famous; legends in their lunchtime.

RSNO Oundjian and Benedetti, Usher Hall, Review

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Sitting behind the Orchestra were one hundred and fifteen or so members of the Junior Chorus - ranging in age from seven to fifteen - to sing Sir James MacMillan's Little Mass.

Legally Blonde The Musical (2016), King's Theatre, Review

Elle and Warren (Lydia Carrington and Thomas McFarlane) in Legally Blonde The Musical (photo credit, Richard Moir)

“Legally Blonde The Musical” is based on the 2001 movie starring Reese Witherspoon, the delightful chick flick described by one critic as “ an agreeable trifle, a fairy-tale piece of fluff that is nev

RSNO Søndergård Conducts Beethoven Eight, Usher Hall, Review


The Orchestra's Danish Principal Guest Conductor, Thomas Søndergård, told us at the outset that he had really been looking forward to conducting Szymanowski's Symphonie concertante - but it was not to

Karine Polwart, Traverse Theatre, Review

‘home is where we start from’ observes the child psychologist Donald Woods Winnicott, and it was on her own front door step that Karine Polwart began her Traverse performance.

The Wizard of Oz, King's Theatre, Review

Dorothy and lion in Southern Light Opera's The Wizard Of Oz

Brimming with nostalgia and inducing an urgent need to tap your toes and click your heels, The Southern Light Opera Society have produced the perfect trip down the yellow-bricked memory lane to see wh

Hairspray (2016), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Hairspray lifts and holds a crowded Playhouse audience in a full-bodied production that is full of bounce.