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Video: Max Richter's Recomposed: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Max Richter talks about his re-composing of Vivaldi's Four Seasons which is being performed at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.

Video: 50 Years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

The amateur chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th in August 2015.

Here's some of the participants talking about why the chorus is so special.

Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Programme Launched

Festival Director Fergus Linehan Credit Stuart Armitt - sma.jpg

The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.

Video: Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Trailer

The trailer for the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. The programme for the EIF 2015 was launched today.

Spamalot, Edinburgh Playhouse, 2015, Review

Opening with the kind of musical build-up that grace productions of a certain age, ‘Spamalot’ signalled that it definitely isn’t that kind of musical.

Imaginate Festival Launches 2015 Programme

It’s almost that exciting time of year again when the best of international children’s theatre comes to town through the Imaginate Fest

Summerhall Live Music Prog 'Nothing Ever Happens Here...' Opening March

Summerhall in Edinburgh presents a new regular live music programme Nothing Ever Happens Here... in its 450 capacity Dissection Room platforming local and touring bands starting on 26th March 2015.

Opera World Premiere for Three to Four Year Olds!

Scotland’s national opera company, Scottish Opera, is set to prove yet again that you are never too young to enjoy music with its new interactive show KidO.

Festival Theatre Announces Live Screenings from the National Theatre and Taormina’s Ancient Greek Theatre

The Festival Theatre has announced that it will host live and encore screenings from the National Theatre including new work starring acclaimed British ac

Edinburgh Science Festival 2015 - It's An "Ideas Factory"

EISF 2015

The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

New Location For Hidden Door Arts Festival This May

Hidden Door Arts Festival, which last year stepped behind the drab frontages of the Market Street Vaults and produced one of the most innovative arts events to occur in Edinburgh outside of August.

Traverse Theatre announces Spring Season 2015

All Or Nothing - part of manipulate Festival

The Traverse Theatre today revealed an eclectic mix for their Spring Season’s programme running from January to June.

Annual Exhibition of Turner Paintings Runs Til End of the Month

J M W Turner Venice from the Laguna, 1840

As has been the custom for more than a century, January marks the annual, free Turner exhibition of 38 watercolours at the Scottish National Gallery in Edi

Lord Provost Joining Loony Dookers For Charity

Loony Dook santas

Edinburgh’s Lord Provost will join other hearty revellers tomorrow in the New Year's day Loony Dook tomorrow.

Briefs: The Second Coming, Famous Spiegeltent, Review

If Priscilla ran away to join a circus cabaret troupe and ended up, not in a desert, but in a tent, in the centre of Edinburgh, at Christmas time – then the outcome might be something a bit like Brief

Slava's Snowshow, Festival Theatre, Dec 2014, Review

Slava's Snow Show - Festival Theatre

Sometimes you have an experience that you know you will remember long into your life. A memory that will find you in many years to come and bring a gleaming smile to your face.

The BFG, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

BFG production

A young cast brings plenty of whizz-popping energy to this year’s Christmas show at the Lyceum - and the kids will love getting their mouths around ‘gobblefunk’ – the BFG’s very own, idiosyncratic lan

Gilded Balloon Comedy Club Tickets Go On Sale

Gilded Balloon director Karen Koren with comedians Raymond Mearns (left) and Kai Humphries

Thirty years after a fire in its Cowgate home forced its closure, tickets go on sale tomorrow for a revived Gilded Balloon Comedy Club.

Aladdin, King's Theatre, Review

Abanazar (Grant Stott) Widow Twankey (Allan Stewart) and Wishee Washee (Andy Gray).jpg

Our theatre critic finds the annual traditional King's Theatre panto brings out his most festive side.

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