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Edinburgh News: music


Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert, Orion String Trio, Balmoral Hotel, Review

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Winners of this year's Swiss Ambassador's Award, Orion String Trio, are given a week-long tour of five concerts accompanied by the Ambassador of Switzerland, His Excellency Mr Alexandre Fasel.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Shéhérazade, Usher Hall, Review

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The few words from the Orchestra's Music Director at the start of the concert were again most welcome.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra : Haydn The Seasons with the SCO Chorus, Usher Hall, Review

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Haydn's oratorio The Seasons came three years after his particularly well received The Creation.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Søndergård Conducts Mahler Five, Usher Hall, Review

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If you think the word flounce means a strip of material gathered and sewn into a skirt or dress, you might be surprised that it also means an exaggerated action that expresses annoyance or impatience.

Celebrating Hans Gál Concert, Queen’s Hall, Review

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Pianist Sarah Beth Briggs opened The Hans Gál Society’s Sunday afternoon concert with Haydn’s Sonata in C Major with its jaunty start, thoughtful middle and galloping extrovert end.

The Edinburgh Quartet are searching for their next ‘Apprentice'

Building on the success of our first two competitions, the Edinburgh Quartet are once again extending applications to the UK’s top music schools and conservatoires for their next ‘apprentice’.

Call for UK composers to join RSNO

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has launched the fourth annual initiative to develop the talents of emerging UK-based composers, RSNO Composers’ Hub.

EIF 2018: Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Princes Street Gardens, Review

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This year's Edinburgh International Festival finished with a concert in Princes Street Gardens - a concert in two parts.

Do You See What I Hear?, C venues - C too, Review

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Do You See What I Hear? is a collaboration by two award-winning performers, one a composer and the other a poet.

EIF 2018: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Every seat was filled for the first of two concerts at the Usher Hall which started the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's first overseas tour for thirteen years.

EIF 2018: Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 Competition Final, Usher Hall, Review

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Eighteen semi finalists arrived in Edinburgh at the weekend, all aged 18 or under, to try to reach the finals of the European Young Musicians competition in the Usher Hall.