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Edinburgh News: music


Edinburgh Royal Choral Union Armistice Day Concert, Greyfriars Kirk, Review

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It is not surprising the the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union can pack Greyfriars Kirk for their concerts. On this occasion it fell on Armistice Day and that was the title of the event.

RSNO: Shostakovich Twelve, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert began with the world premiere of a short work entitled Zulu composed by one of the five participants in the second annual Royal Scottish National Orchestra Composers' Hub earlier this year

Copland Appalachian Spring, Queen's Hall, Review

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Most of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s programme at last night’s performance featured twentieth century composers.

The Edinburgh Singers Fanfare, St Cuthbert’s, Review

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This was the first concert of the 65th season for The Edinburgh Singers and Vaughan Williams' O Clap Your Hands made for a strong and joyous start.

RSNO: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir Roger Norrington is of the firm belief that the 1920s are to blame for the introduction of larger orchestras and a great deal of vibrato.

Schumann Piano Concerto, Queen's Hall, Review

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A prolific composer, some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s most popular compositions are his series of six Brandenburg Concertos, and the concert began last night with his first – the only one in four movem

Christoph Croisé, Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert at the Balmoral Hotel, Review

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This year's winner of the prestigious Swiss Ambassador's Award began his four-concert tour of the United Kingdom in Edinburgh.

RSNO: Beethoven and Sibelius, Usher Hall, Review

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Gardner's Question Time was how Principal Double Bass, Ana Cordova, introduced the pre-concert talk with conductor, Edward Gardner.

Edinburgh Soup teams up with Firstport to support local social enterprise start-ups

Edinburgh Soup, the innovative live music and fundraising night, based on the original successful Detroit SOUP founded in the Detroit’s Mexicantown in 2010, has teamed up with social enterprise charit

Scotland's creative ageing festival Luminate is five and going strong!

Luminate was created to address the issue of improving the quality of life of our ageing population.

Edinburgh International Festival Ends 70th In Robust Form

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It opened with a Bloom and ended with a familar “Boom!”.