City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Opening Event: Five Telegrams

Five Telegrams is the Opening Event of the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

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Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr

The Edinburgh Singers: Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

The Edinburgh Singers' season finale is a performance of Elgar's epic "The Dream of Gerontius", widely regarded as his finest choral work.

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

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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