City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, Summerhall, Review

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Part play, part musical, part indie rock concert, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything is the ultimate in immersive gig theatre.

EIF 2017: Filarmonica Della Scala, The Usher Hall, Review

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We began with the Enescu recital - the two Romanian Rhapsodies are by far the best loved of his compositions - and the full orchestral range brought out the depth and breadth of this particular work.

EIBF 2017: Nicholas Hytner: Making Theatre Popular

Nicholas Hytner’s ‘Balancing Acts’ is the latest in a considerable line of memoirs produced by former directors of England’s National Theatre.

Creature, C South, Review

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This is an extraordinary show, dance given another dimension, the physicality taken to another level. An aerial show implies tricks and 'daring performance'.

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