Listeners of classical music on radio cannot help associate Neeme Järvi with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for although Principal Conductor for only
The ‘Sunday Classics’ concert at the Usher Hall was with the Flanders Symphony Orchestra from Ghent.
Kalevi Aho's Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra is properly titled Sieddi - a hill, or what they would call a mountain in Finland, with all sorts of mysti
A new addition to Edinburgh's Christmas in 2019, Community Christmas takes place in twelve locations over twelve nights around Edinburgh, with a building being brought to life in each locality by winter projections.
The visuals will be accompanied by local choirs and singing groups performing festive tunes.
Details about choirs and times are still be released, but the venues are:
The Edinburgh Singers present the first concert of their 2019-20 season: Immortal Bach.
The focus of our concert will be Bach – JS Bach, for chorus and for cello along with other members of the Bach family as well as Bach reimagined by Knut Hystedt in the piece which gives us our concert title – “Immortal Bach”. We will also be presenting Tavener’s emotionally charged “Svyati” and will bring our concert to a stunning close with Ēriks Ešenvalds’ “In Paradisum”.
Arnold Bax was commissioned by Henry Wood to write a trilogy of tone poems.
The Scottish Chamber Choir, directed by Iain McLarty, opens its 2019/2020 Season with a concert of luminous music from two great British composers: Ralph Vaughan Williams and Kenneth Leighton.
Written for double choir, Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G minor (1921) and Leighton’s Mass Op 44 (1964) combine the lyricism of early English music with 20th century chromaticism and rhythmic intensity.
The result is a timeless, reflective choral idiom, creating a sense of human fragility and of searching for consolation in a troubled world.
The annual candlelit concert in St. Giles Cathedral forms part of the Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations.
St. Giles’ Cathedral Choir, directed by Michael Harris, with the St. Giles’ Camerata, leader Angus Ramsay, are joined by an array of young soloists.
The three-day Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Festival 2019/2020 embellishes the tried-and-tested formula with a mix of ceilidhs, concerts, and a DJ heading up th
The opening concert of the new season began with the lively and exciting Don Juan - Richard Strauss's symphonic poem.