The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has announced its 2017/18 season of concerts, which marks Robin Ticciati’s ninth and final Season as Principal Conductor.
The Opening Concert at the Usher Hall on Saturday 5th August begins with Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, just as it did at the first concert of the 1947 International Festival.
The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga
The Edinburgh Festival goes out each year with literally many, very large bangs, with the annual 45-minute Festival Fireworks Concert.
The flagship Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) marks its 70th anniversary in 2017. A high-brow assembly of some of the world's best music, opera, theatre, and dance companies, the festival was launched in 1947 as a stage for peace and unity in Europe after the Second World War. It was out of the Festival that the now massive Edinburgh Fringe sprung and grew in subsequent years.
Rameau’s ‘Suite from the Boreades’ was the opening composition in this concert.
New music, more concerts and greater diversity as the RSNO celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding organisation, the RSNO Chorus
Following the much admired Leader of the Orchestra, Maya Iwabuchi, on to the stage was 27-year-old Lava Shani who was to conduct the evening's concert.
The first piece on the Scottish Chamber Orchestra programme was Beethoven’s Corioloan overture with Richard Egarr as the guest conductor.
Chorus Awards 2016 winners The Edinburgh Singers present a programme of a cappella music celebrating the wealth of British choral music, featuring works by MacMillan, Tavener, Holst, Purcell and Howel