City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


Festival Quartet Plays On As Protest Disrupts Concert

EIFF 2008: Jerusalem Quartet

A quartet of young Israeli musicians making their Edinburgh International Festival debut today were forced to stop playing on seve

Final Tickets for Fireworks Concert Go On Sale

Edinburgh Castle Fireworks

The final allocation of tickets for the Bank of Scotland Fireworks Concert go on sale tomorrow at 10.00am. Tickets will be available only from the counter of the Hub.

Edinburgh International Festival 2008 - dance, opera and classical music highlights

Giselle     Photo:State Ballet of Georgia.

This year's theme of Artists without Borders is reflected across the programme which features an international line-up of artists

Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2008 Programme Announced

Pipes and drums at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Over 1,000 performers from America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United Kingdom will appear at this year's 59th Edinburgh Tattoo (1-23 August). The programme announced yesterday includes all the traditional ingredients of massed pipes & drums, massed bands, overseas contingents, and the Lone Piper on the floodlit Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle at the end.

Edinburgh Jazz Festival Gets £49,370 Million Lift

The Edinburgh Jazz Festival is to receive £49,370 from the Scottish Government's Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund for an annual Scottish Jazz Expo.

Turn Down the Volume In Noise Action Week

As part of Noise Action Week, City of Edinburgh Council staff will be helping people test the potential damage that their personal stereo might be having on their hearing at the

Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2007/2008 Season Closing Concert

The SCO give predictably good performances and this Beethoven and Haydn concert, the last in their current series at the Queen's Hall, was no exception.

SCO Chamber Concert Review

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra organised a one-off chamber concert at the Queens Hall on Sunday which comprised three Mozart compositions and a Serenade by Max Reger.

The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas

The Rat Pack Live From Vegas

Billed as "Frank, Sammy and Dean, The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas" this is a glamorous recreation of a show at the Sands Theatre, Las Vegas in the 1960s.

Schubert: A Musical Portrait Review

In this ‘musical portrait' of the Austrian composer Franz Schubert, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra played two Symphonies, five Songs and a selection of his German dances. In his short life (he died when only 31), Schubert produced a prodigious amount of work - over a thousand pieces, half of which were written before he was 21.