City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


An American in Paris Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Peter Oundjian's opening remarks focussed us on a programme by American composers.

Video: Max Richter's Recomposed: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Max Richter talks about his re-composing of Vivaldi's Four Seasons which is being performed at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.

Video: 50 Years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

The amateur chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th in August 2015.

Here's some of the participants talking about why the chorus is so special.

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.