City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Classical


Edinburgh Quartet: Dance!, Summerhall, Review

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The Edinburgh Quartet were centre stage for a special work by Shostakovich.

RSNO Season Finale: Mahler Three, Usher Hall, Review

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The final concert of the 2016/17 had just one work. Mahler's Symphony No 3 is considered the longest symphony of all.

RSNO’s transport partner host musicians’ performances on Scotland’s main railway lines

Musicians from Scotland’s national orchestra will take the train to various destinations across Scotland to perform concerts for the very young to the more mature this week and will provide fellow pas

Royal Scottish National Orchestra appoints Thomas Søndergård as next Music Director

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The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) appoints Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård as its next Music Director, fifty-eighth leader of the Orchestra’s Artistic Team, succeeding current Music Dire

Beethoven Symphony No 7, Usher Hall, Review

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The final concert in this SCO season began with a composition by the German composer Jorg Widmann.

Edinburgh Academy Choir and Choral Society: Handel's Messiah Parts II and III

Handel's Messiah, written in 1741 at an inspired pace, was an immediate success and has remained consistently popular.

RSNO Tchaikovsky Pathétique, Usher Hall, Review

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Moscow-born Alexander Scriabin's four minute Rêverie was the musically simple but enticing opening to a concert from three Russian composers.

Beethoven Missi Solemnis, Usher Hall, Review

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Beethoven’s Grand Mass Missi Solemnis is considered to be one of the greatest pieces of music ever written. Although not overtly religious, the Mass mirrors Beethoven’s spiritual journey.

The Edinburgh Singers: Brahms - A German Requiem

Chorus Awards 2016 winners The Edinburgh Singers’ season finale is a performance of Brahms’ magnificent Requiem, prefaced by Holst’s delicate Seven Part Songs.

RSNO Beethoven One, Usher Hall, Review

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This was a concert of Sibelius, Mahler and Beethoven - deliberately chosen by the Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Søndergård.