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Varekai, SSE Hydro, Review

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There is an air of quiet anticipation as Glasgow’s massive venue, SSE Hydro, slowly fills to face the modern circus ring in the form of an open circular stage.

EIF 2017 Opera Preview

 Turin’s Teatro Regio Tornio

Festival Director Fergus Linehan has given us nine operas this year, more than usual. He has told us of the central role opera took in the early days of the Festival.

EIF 2017 Theatre Programme Looks to its Roots for 70th Anniversary

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When the 2017 programme marking the event’s 70th anniversary was unveiled by Director Fergus Linehan on 15th March, the audience at the Assembly Hall on the Mound was reminded of its founding principl

Seventieth Edinburgh Festival Starts With a Bloom, Ends with a Bang


The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga

Hay Fever, Lyceum Theatre, Review

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The Blisses don’t live up to their heavenly name. They are a bohemian family of four living in the relative sticks of Cookham, Berkshire so not an immediate part of the London set of the 1920s.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2017), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


Once again Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s hit musical makes its way around the UK for the 50th Anniversary Tour, this time with 2009’s X Factor winner Joe McElderry at its head.

Girls Like That, Traverse Theatre, Review

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In a time when people as young as 13 years old can have every detail of their existence plastered across the globe on numerous media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Yellow (heard de

The Paris Concert, Queen's Hall, Review

The Paris Concert

Rameau’s ‘Suite from the Boreades’ was the opening composition in this concert.

La Cage Aux Folles, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


If feathers tickle your fancy, or your fancy piece is fitted with feathers then make for the playhouse and “Open your eyes, for you have arrived at La Cage Aux Folles”.

The RSNO’s 2017:18 Season Announced

New music, more concerts and greater diversity as the RSNO celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding organisation, the RSNO Chorus