City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Scottish Opera announces 2017/18 season

• New productions of Ariadne auf Naxos, Eugene Onegin, Greek and Pagliacci (The Clowns)
• Sir David McVicar’s production of Verdi’s La traviata opens the Season

Schumann Symphony No 2, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Review

It was an interesting choice of music on this Scottish Chamber Orchestra programme: all three pieces are infrequently performed.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra's 2017/18 Season

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has announced its 2017/18 season of concerts, which marks Robin Ticciati’s ninth and final Season as Principal Conductor.

John Shuttleworth: My Last Will and Tasty Mint, Queens Hall, Review

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In 2016, celebrities were dropping like flies and John Shuttleworth, ‘Sheffield’s finest singer-songwriter’, himself had a health scare.

EIF 2017 Classical Music Preview

The Opening Concert at the Usher Hall on Saturday 5th August begins with Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, just as it did at the first concert of the 1947 International Festival.

EIF 2017 Opera Preview

 Turin’s Teatro Regio Tornio

Festival Director Fergus Linehan has given us nine operas this year, more than usual. He has told us of the central role opera took in the early days of the Festival.

Seventieth Edinburgh Festival Starts With a Bloom, Ends with a Bang

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The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga

The Paris Concert, Queen's Hall, Review

The Paris Concert

Rameau’s ‘Suite from the Boreades’ was the opening composition in this concert.

The RSNO’s 2017:18 Season Announced

New music, more concerts and greater diversity as the RSNO celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding organisation, the RSNO Chorus

Scottish Opera’s Pelléas and Mélisande, Festival Theatre, Review

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This is a production every opera buff and every devotee of Debussy should see. Directed by Sir David McVicar for Scottish Opera it is a winner.