City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Hot Club Gypsy Swing, Assembly Hall, Review

Dutch violinist Tim Kilphuis stole the show in this double bill afternoon celebrating the music of the legendary Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2018 Gets into Swing

Marquise Knox at Edinburgh Jazz Festival

The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events

Call to Young Creatives from Edinburgh by National Theatre of Scotland

FREE Futureproof Festival Launch National Theatre of Scotland MED RES 03.jpg

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is marking Scotland’s Year of Young People in 2018 by staging a major radical new festival of international performing arts, Futureproof, created by young people

We Come From Far, Far, Away, EICF, Lauriston Hall, Review

afar.jpg

Theatre Company NIE (New International Encounter) has, for sixteen years, co-created performances with venues and theatre companies across Europe.

MADE IN SCOTLAND celebrates Ten Years of Showcasing World Class Shows

2018MadeinScotland7 image by Neil Hanna.jpg

Companies and artists selected for the 10th year of Made in Scotland, a curated showcase of music, theatre and dance performed during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s greatest platform for c

Social invitation to RSNO Season Finale run-through

Guests to the Orchestra’s Edinburgh rehearsal are free to attend, tweet, post film and take photos, to celebrate the partnership of the RSNO and departing Music Director Peter Oundjian

Foot Tapping Times Ahead at Summerhall

Summerhall Courtyard Ceilidh.png

Edinburgh's independent arts venue, Summerhall, has some swinging summer surprises in store.

EIFF Reveals Strong Scottish Vein In International Line-up

Kelly Macdonald in Puzzle

With just a week until the full programme launch for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), we’re getting a picture of some of

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Der Rosenkavalier, Usher Hall, Review

KirillGerstein047.jpg

When a young Richard Strauss showed his playful scherzo to the conductor Hans von Bülow, for whom he was working, it was rejected and considered unplayable.

Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

Anna Meredith High Res © Kate Bones.JPG

Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Oundjian Conducts Shostakovich’s Leningrad, Usher Hall, Review

xiayin-wang-2.jpg

This was Peter Oundjian's second last appearance in the Usher Hall after his six years as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.