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EIF 2017: Rain, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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First staged in 2001, “Rain,” choreographed by Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker is now a signature work for Rosas, her contemporary dance company.

EIF 2017: Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis & Denes Varjon, Queen's Hall, Review

The final chamber concert in the Edinburgh International Festival Queen’s Hall series was with three outstanding musicians.

EIBF 2017: Alexander Moffat and Alan Riach: Framing the Arts Debate

The ‘Bosco Theatre’, one of the Edinburgh International Book Festival’s satellite venues on George Street, seemed an odd choice for situating what proved one of its more stimulating events.

EIBF 2017: Sally Beamish & Evelyn Glennie, Mood Music: Majesty to Melancholy

David Mitchell started by explaining that he was the author and not the comedian!

EIF 2017: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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The musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra were in their places and each practising their own part far sooner than most orchestras in the quarter of an hour before a concert at the Usher Hall.

Pistons and Pipes, Old St Paul's, Review

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It was a pleasure and privilege to hear the 1880's Father Willis instrument played at this remarkable venue by an equally amazing organist - and also a fantastic trumpeter who wowed the audience assem

Pippa Evans: Joy Provision!, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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The world can do with some more joy at the moment, don’t you think?

Spontaneous Sherlock, The Annexe at Liquid Rooms, Review

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Mystery, madness, merriment-- all created on the spot with talent-abundant, unbeatably clever Spontaneous Sherlock.

The Great Hipster Songbook, The Jazz Bar, Review

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With the range of Frankie Valli and the smoothness of Sinatra, Angus Munro has a voice I could listen to for hours.

EIF 2017: Trio Zimmerman, The Queen's Hall, Review

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The Queen's Hall was full to capacity, and the performance commenced on time at 11.00am.