There was a full house in the Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, where Alfred Brendel was joined by his co-author Professor Michael Morley, of the University of South Australia and Jonathan Mills, who a
As we celebrate the birth one hundred years ago of Benjamin Britten it was good to get an insight into his life in the thirties before he and Peter Pears went off to the United States in 1939.
Entering through the audience, dressed for a sunny day in the park, the cast of A Simple Space began playing games.
The Fringe-style studio space on stage at the Festival Theatre creates the perfect close up view of these five, very short, intimate duets.
The Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre was full for this interesting session by two men who had interesting stories to tell about the world of intelligence, albeit seen from different angles: Rhodri Je
The Edinburgh-based Barony Ensemble performed their unusual, colourful and virtuosic programme in St Andrew's and St George's West in their Fringe debut.
Joyce famously asserted that his Ulysses was a creation of deliberate, impossible opacity to keep scholars arguing over it for ever more, thus ensuring his immortality.
In 1897, three years prior to completing his renowned Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Rachmaninov suffered acute depression following harsh criticism of his first symphony.
The Hub – home of the Edinburgh International Festival – is hosting a variety of eclectic Café Concerts in celebration of the founding of the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music 50 ye
Everyone who performed was extraordinarily talented - the Royal Over-Seas League through its international awards for young musicians gets the pick of the bunch.
Dysfunction reigns in this absurdist classic.
HeLa, a fascinating insight into the controversial search for a cure for cancer, has won the Scottish Theatre Fringe Award for best production in the 2013 festival.
"If you let nice-to-do things take priority over have-to-do things, you are guilty of misprioritization and you jeopardize yourself and those around you" - extract from Multi-Command Handbook - F16.
Laughter is the order of the day in this hilarious piece that was specially commissioned for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe by the Gilded Balloon.
The opening night of an inspirational four day dance festival by Scottish Ballet was a double bill: Kenneth MacMillan’s Shakespearian waltz, Sea of Troubles, and Christopher Hampson’s s
This, the Thomas Miller Investment Event, was chaired by Ian Fraser, whose book on the RBS collapse, "Shredded", featured in an earlier Edinburgh Book Festival event (see my write-up on &
Thunderous applause and prolonged cheers from a packed Usher Hall marked the end of the scintillating Beethoven Symphony performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe to conclude their Festival run.
The Peppers Theatre was packed for this intriguingly titled session by Matthew Smith on "Who Really Killed President Kennedy?".
As a wonderful innovation - what goes on in the organ loft is now screened to the walls either side of the pulpit, allowing us to sit in the normal seats.
The winner of numerous literary prizes for previous anthologies, Kathleen Jamie received the prestigious Costa Poetry Award for her most recent collection, The Overhaul.
The true story of a long lost silent movie version of The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, is a timely and inspiring idea for this new play.