City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Oundjian Conducts Shostakovich’s Leningrad, Usher Hall, Review

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This was Peter Oundjian's second last appearance in the Usher Hall after his six years as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Scottish Opera Announces 2018/19 Season

Rigoletto opens the new Season with director Matthew Richardson (The Devil Inside 2016) and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell reviving their powerful 2011 production of Verdi’s masterpiece.

Northern Streams 2018 - festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song & dance

A unique festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song and dance based in Edinburgh – celebrates its 15th anniversary this month and we’ve got some very special guests.

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

Summerhall to host its first ever festival event outwith the Fringe in June 2018

This June, Summerhall, in association with Nothing Ever Happens Here…, Synergy Concerts, National Museums Scotland, and Edinburgh International Film Festival, will hold Southern Exposure Summ

Edinburgh International Harp Festival: Family Ceilidh with The Occasionals

Dance to the music of Freeland Barbour and The Occasionals.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Oundjian Conducts Bruckner Eight, Usher Hall, Review

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With Peter Oundjian on his rostrum and Christian Blackshaw at the piano we heard the pompous opening of Mozart's Piano Concerto No 25.