City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


Festival Fireworks Concert

Edinburgh Festival Fireworks (Dave Stewart)

The Edinburgh Festival goes out each year with literally many, very large bangs, with the annual 45-minute Festival Fireworks Concert.

Edinburgh International Festival

Macbeth - Teatro Regio Torino

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.

Bloom: Edinburgh International Festival Opening Event

Standard Life Opening Event - Bloom

The Standard Life Opening Event marks the start of the 70th Edinburgh International Festival with an epic, light and sound show, projected on city buildings.

Fukushima Friendship Concert

A special free concert by one of Japan’s most exciting young taiko groups & award winners in the all-Japan taiko competition, on their first visit to the UK.

The Paris Concert, Queen's Hall, Review

The Paris Concert

Rameau’s ‘Suite from the Boreades’ was the opening composition in this concert.

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.