City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Classical


Dvorak New World Symphony, Usher Hall, Review

SCO conducted by Robin Ticciati (Photo: Marco Borgreve)

Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was Robin Ticciati’s final concert as Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Classical Music Preview

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There's an exciting programme of classical music for us in August. Here are my 2018 Edinburgh International Festival highlights.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Søndergård Conducts Ein Heldenleben Usher Hall, Review

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The winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006 was the soloist for the second of Brahms' two piano concertos. Sunwook Kim was 18 and the first Asian winner of the prestigious award.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

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A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Catriona McKay and Chris Stout

It's hard to believe there are only two people on stage as this awe inspiring duo weave their way between glorious soundscapes and music of breathtaking simplicity.

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Maeve Gilchrist with Nic Gareiss and Mr McFall's Chamber

Along with Mr McFall’s Chamber, Maeve Gilchrist premieres a work commissioned from her by The Edinburgh International Harp Festival.

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: “From Scratch” Performance (FREE)

In the spirit of friendship and fun for which our festival is famous, YOU are invited to join in a concert of music by four well known arrangers and composers who will each rehearse and then lead the

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: From Cornwall to The Isle of Man - Ruth Keggin and Rachel Hair / Sarah Deere-Jones and Phil Williams

Performances from Ruth Keggin and Rachel Hair (Isle Of Man) and Sarah Deere-Jones with Phil Williams (Cornwall)

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Park Stickney / Gabriella Dall'Olio

Strictly Stickney: In its search for sustainable happiness (but not in a cult-y way), this solo version of “Stickney & Friends” will explore unfettered solitude and active forgetfulness, the manic zen