City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Classical


Edinburgh Festival 2019: Rocking Leith and Rousing Tynecastle

EIF 2019 launch - dancer

The Edinburgh International Festival today launched its 2019 programme of dance, theatre, and music for this August.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Prokofiev, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert began with the first ever performance of a bright and cheerful twenty minute work commissioned by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra from the American composer Paul Chihara.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Carmina Burana, Usher Hall, Review

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The pianist for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 3 needed no introduction to the Orchestra for they had accompanied him in September 2017 as he won the Scottish International Piano Competition in Glasgow

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Dvorák's New World Symphony, Usher Hall, Review

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When William Mathias died in 1992 at the age of 57 he left a considerable list of choral, orchestral and organ works, and with it a fine reputation especially in the world of church music.

Scottish Chamber Choir: St John Passion - JS Bach

The Scottish Chamber Choir, Camerata Alba and soloists from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland come together for this performance of JS Bach's St John Passion.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Norrington Conducts Schumann, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir Roger Norrington returned to complete his promise to conduct all four Schumann symphonies with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Bruckner Four, Usher Hall, Review

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After their tour of China over New Year with Nicola Benedetti and last week's Sc-Fi extravaganza, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra was back with a concert that reminded us, and was in memory of S

RSNO: Sci-Fi Spectacular, Usher Hall, Review

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This was an electrifying celebration of movie music that left us entirely enthralled.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Christmas Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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For an entirely different audience than a normal Friday evening at the Usher Hall, this was their annual musical and secular celebration of Christmas.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker, Usher Hall, Review

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Prokofiev's Winter Bonfire is a rarely heard work written with children in mind and first performed in Moscow in 1950.