In this double bill, we observe contrasting dance pieces – one a European premiere – by two of Australia’s renowned choreographers, Leigh Warren and Frances Rings. Live music
Full marks to the solo violinist, Baiba Skride, who worked her way through the forty minutes of Sofia Gubaidulina’s Offertorium.
Billed as considering ‘The Emotional Arguments', the final debate of three sponsored by The Guardian newspaper at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, under the heading ‘Re-Thinki
The sonorous timbre of The Queen's Hall Steinway No.
John McCarthy was introduced by Allan Little for this inaugural Frederick Hood Memorial Lecture. It was also the concluding event of a most successful Edinburgh International Book Festival.
On Sunday night, we had the award ceremony for the Scottish Arts Club/EdinburghGuide.com Edinburgh Fringe Award for Scottish Drama.
The biggest Edinburgh Festival Fringe yet has seen a 1% drop in tickets issued according to figures put out by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society yesterday afternoon.
Jonathan Steele is a journalist with The Guardian and has been reporting on Afghanistan since 1981.
Having briefly worked in a call centre and able to remember the almost unbearable agony of pre cigarette break clock watching, it is with a misty air of nostalgia and curiosity that I sit before a
Saul David seems to have undergone an alarming make-over since the earlier days of his writing career.
The first Scottish Women’s Health Fair in 1983 saw women coming together from across Scotland to explore alternative grassroots visions of women’s health and challenge the established m
The audience may have been slightly unsure what to expect from Russian director, Dmitry Krymov’s Laboratory “Designer” version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.&
The Budapest Festival Orchestra won well-deserved vociferous applause from a full Usher Hall for a sparkling Bartok and Mahler concert.
Professor Paul Broda was introduced by Tam Dalyell who said that it must be unique to have two fathers who both passed secrets to the Soviet Union in 1942 for no personal gain. Hi
The large Cleveland Orchestra – more than 100 musicians – filled the concert platform to bursting point but unfortunately played to a less than full Usher Hall for the first of their tw
It is difficult for the audience to get to grips with the plot of this Janacek opera, which has a number of disparate threads that eventually weave together in a dramatic finale.
Peter Gutteridge took the stage alone to introduce Jeremy Vine who then bounded on to the platform from the shadows.
Standing ovations are infrequent in Edinburgh, even at Festival time, but this tour de force concert performance of a three-act Wagner opera thoroughly merited the prolonged standing ovation that m
The Edinburgh International Book Festival ended tonight with the inaugural Fred Hood Memorial Lecture given by journalist and broadcaster John McCarthy