Edinburgh News: music
The British composer Thomas Adès’ opera Powder Her Face took its inspiration from the scandalous and salacious divorce of the Duchess of Argyll in 1963.
Red lighting and a suspended Union Jack set the scene for the second Concert of Remembrance in The Usher Hall, Edinburgh.
Fiddle 2012, Edinburgh's annual fiddle festival, is back at the Queen’s Hall this month Friday 16 – Sunday 18 November 2012
David Hughes Dance Scotland promises productions of a ‘once seen never forgotten’ nature and this latest is no exception.
For people of a certain age, Sparks will always be one of those weird bands who would show up on Top of the Pops in the seventies when eccentrically avant glitter-rock was at its peak.
This was Thomas Søndergård’s first night in charge as the RSNO's Principal Guest Conductor.
Gaelic musical traditions and influences are thriving throughout Scotland, with the strong impact of the Gaelic cultural revival over recent years heavily influenced by the inextricable link between l
Punk Rock ‘American Idiot’ is like Trainspotting USA - without the wit and local ‘charm’.
I was discussing with His Excellency the importance of music in a young person’s education; he told me that in his case it was six years of the trombone.
This was a lunchtime concert to remind us that it is twenty five years since Han Gál died.
This was the second of the two introductory concerts for Peter Oundjian, the new Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Amber Alert: WARNING some seriously great music due to thunder across Perthshire from 26 October
The theme of this Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert was the Romantic Age, a period in history when Europe was adapting to tumultuous events that had taken place at the turn of the nineteenth centu
The stage is empty and dark for several minutes, a low blue light glinting off the front-of-stage keyboard set-up, as an abrasive scree of harsh electronic noise fills the Picture House, giving o
In a world with all its problems, not to mention the busy lives we lead, it was a pleasure to enjoy a beautiful autumnal afternoon of music sung by the innocent voices of The Vienna Boys' Choir.
This was an evening of Russian music to start off a new season. There were no introductories from the new Music Director but they came later.
Robin Ticciati (the Principal Conductor of the SCO) is an aficionado of Mozart and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra started their new season with a marvelous rendition of Mozart’s opera Cosi fa
Out on the far-flung hipper vistas of modern pop where the coolest indie-kid cognoscenti hang out, chattering amongst themselves about random genre-bending musical climes such as Hypnagogia and Chi
The first Scottish Women’s Health Fair in 1983 saw women coming together from across Scotland to explore alternative grassroots visions of women’s health and challenge the established m
The Fringe is upon us. The hordes are flooding in. Promoters and venue managers have been working through the night to get their venues set up.