City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


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.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2007/08 Season: Director's Notes II - Anderszewski

All the pieces in this Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert are of the late 18th century – and what is particularly unusual about this concert is that the Mozart, Hadyn and Beethoven compositions a

T Break 2008 Launches

Tennent’s and their panel of industry judges are looking for the best new talent in Scotland and want to hear from Scotland’s freshest unsigned musical artists, as well as aspiring musi

X Factor Live 2008 Review

Question: Why are TV talent shows so popular? From Pop

Punk Fiddler Ashley MacIssac to play Night Afore Fiesta

Controversy seems to follow brilliant-but-flawed fiddler Ashley MacIssac - and some of the outrageous stories he has propagated have without a doubt been part of the reason that we have not heard more of him.

Hans Gal Anniversary Concert

It is odd that a work by a composer who spent half his long life in Edinburgh should have its Scottish premiere on the 20th anniversary of his death.