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Edinburgh News: music


EIF 2017: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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The musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra were in their places and each practising their own part far sooner than most orchestras in the quarter of an hour before a concert at the Usher Hall.

The Great Hipster Songbook, The Jazz Bar, Review

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With the range of Frankie Valli and the smoothness of Sinatra, Angus Munro has a voice I could listen to for hours.

DollyWould, Summerhall, Review

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Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole, who are sh!

Mary Queen of Scots The Concert, artspace@StMarks, Review

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This was a concert of four sets of songs from composers who were fascinated by the life and woes of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Elsa, Assembly Hall, Review

Isobel Rogers in "Elsa"

This new show, “Elsa" is based on the Open Mic format, where amateurs and professionals can try out songs, stand up comedy or read poetry at a coffee house, bar or pub.

EIF 2017: Mitsuko Uchida in Recital, Usher Hall, Review

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Dame Mitsuko Uchida must be one of the International Festival's favourite pianists and this concert was eagerly awaited.

Oyster Boy, Assembly Omnitorium George Square, Review

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Outside the Omnitorium, Assembly’s latest venue at the back of George Square theatre a sign states ‘This evening the entertainment will be found amusing, instructive and delightful’.

EIF 2017: Festival First, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir James MacMillan conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in three works which had received their first performance an Edinburgh Festival.

EIF 2017: The Music of The Incredible String Band, Review

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It’s 1967, the Edinburgh International Festival is a youthful 20 years old.

The Last Post, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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During the second World War, Denis Marshall wrote a series of letters to his sweetheart back home in Surrey. Marshall was a socialist and a pacifist but served as a signaller.