City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News


Edinburgh Royal Choral Union: Bach: Mass In B minor, St Cuthbert’s Church, Review

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The advertising was correct for the Bach Mass in B minor. We were promised an exceptional quintet of young Bach specialists for this special concert, and this is what we got.

Small Wonders, Edinburgh International Children's Festival, Review

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Ring the bell at Number 17, and Nanny Lacey opens the door to her world of “scrapgic”, where ordinary things become the stuff of wonders.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Chan Conducts The Enigma Variations, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert's conductor, indeed the Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor, Elim Chan came on stage with microphone in hand to tell us something of the opening work.

2019 Theatre Critics Awards Shortlists Announced

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The nominations for the 2019 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, and it has been an incredible year.

Step Dance Showcase Explores Treepling for Contemporary Performers

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The Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland (TDFS) & The University of Edinburgh present ‘The Art of Treepling’, a mini festival of percussive dance in Scotland’s capital

RSNO Søndergård Conducts Mahler Six, Usher Hall, Review

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The RSNO has previously given over the whole programme to the mighty Mahler work, but on this occasion the evening began with Mozart’s enchanting piano concerto, played by RSNO favourite Ingrid Fliter

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Beethoven Five, Usher Hall, Review

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The expectation was for a concert of Beethoven and Mozart; an overture, a concerto and a symphony. And that's what we got. But presented in a very different way from normal at the Usher Hall.

Rock of Ages, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Rock of Ages returns to Edinburgh, hair quaffed and ready to rock, with their classic love story, giving the middle finger to pretending to be anything more than a silly romp that enjoys mocking music

Matilda the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Over 30 years since its conception in Roald Dahl’s humble writing shed in Great Missenden, his marvellous tale of a magical girl and her mean and miserable minders has finally reached the massive stag

Scottish Stunt Cyclist Danny MacAskill to Debut Show at Fringe

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Freestyle stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill will debut his Drop and Roll Show Live at the Fringe this August.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman, Usher Hall, Review

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performed this Sunday Classics concert at the Usher Hall and it was conducted by the world renowned versatile, virtuoso musician Pinchas Zukerman who has been the RPO’