City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


The RSNO’s 2017:18 Season Announced

New music, more concerts and greater diversity as the RSNO celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding organisation, the RSNO Chorus

Scottish Opera’s Pelléas and Mélisande, Festival Theatre, Review

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This is a production every opera buff and every devotee of Debussy should see. Directed by Sir David McVicar for Scottish Opera it is a winner.

The Firrenes (plus support: Ross Arthur)

The Firrenes are a new five-piece band from Edinburgh, playing original, song-based rock music and drawing on influences as varied as folk, soul, Americana, 70s rock, blues and classical.

LeithLate Announces Dates For 2017 Festival

LeithLate, that originated as a one-night event back in 2011, is still going strong 6 years later and now announces its dates for LeithLate17.

RSNO Beethoven’s Eroica, Usher Hall, Review

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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.

Rant, Traverse Theatre, Review

Rant group

For the ‘post politics’ and ‘post truth’ generation, the word Rant may conjure up unfortunate images, as for those who find the performances of even such as Jordi Savall a little too raw.

Heavy Scotland

Held in Edinburgh's Corn Exchange across the first weekend of April, Heavy Scotland is Scotland's biggest new heavy metal festival.

The Edinburgh Singers: British Choral Icons

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

Stan and Mabel, Assembly Rooms, Review

Stan and Mabel

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra annual fun Family Concert was held on Saturday in Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms.

RSNO Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony, Usher Hall, Review

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John Whitener gives a very good pre-concert talk. He is the RSNO's Principal Tuba player.