City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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EIF 2018: Mahler Symphony No 8, Usher Hall, Review

Hailed in the EIF brochure as an ‘epic choral masterpiece’, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony was the final Usher Hall concert in this year’s International Festival programme.

Dance Japan, Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Review

Dance Japan

Yoshitaka Suzuki was Born in Akita, Japan in 1981 and has danced and trained all over the world. His list of performances is impressive so I was looking forward to this performance.

Folding Echoes, Review, Dancebase

Folding

This is the second piece I have seen at Dancebase which is pushing at the borders of what we see and perceive as dance.

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

Do You See What I Hear

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.

Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer, Dancebase, Review

Confessions

This is the story of a dancer's life, about the journey towards dance and all that it can provide, but it is also about what dance demands of us and what we some times have to give up or hide in order

Helen Bellany, Portrait of a Marriage, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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The late John Bellany (1942 – 2013) is regarded as a major Scottish – indeed European - Figurative Expressionist painter, an artistic giant alongside Francis Bacon and Alan Davie.

Legacy: The Book of Names, Assembly Hall, Review

Hale Stewart and Jennifer Hart as Finnegan and Catriona & cast in Legacy: The Book of Names. (photo, Robbie McFadzean)

The topicality of this musical drama is powerfully poignant.

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.

EIF 2018: The Prisoner, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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Peter Brook, often referred to as ‘our greatest living theatre director’, has a formidable reputation.

EIF 2018: Home, King’s Theatre, Review

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Geoff Sobelle is making a house, and a home.