City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


Handel: Messiah

The Chapterhouse Singers and baroque orchestra present Messiah. An opportunity to hear Handel’s masterpiece this Christmas in the glorious surroundings of the Canongate Kirk.

Edinburgh's Christmas

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Dates and times to be confirmed

Christmas, or Xmas for non-believers, used to be a quiet period in Edinburgh. It's less so now, although (Edinburgh's Hogmanay aside) it's still not quite as mad as the hurlyburly of the Edinburgh Festival in August.

The Edinburgh Singers Fanfare, St Cuthbert’s, Review

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This was the first concert of the 65th season for The Edinburgh Singers and Vaughan Williams' O Clap Your Hands made for a strong and joyous start.

RSNO: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir Roger Norrington is of the firm belief that the 1920s are to blame for the introduction of larger orchestras and a great deal of vibrato.

Schumann Piano Concerto, Queen's Hall, Review

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A prolific composer, some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s most popular compositions are his series of six Brandenburg Concertos, and the concert began last night with his first – the only one in four movem

Christoph Croisé, Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert at the Balmoral Hotel, Review

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This year's winner of the prestigious Swiss Ambassador's Award began his four-concert tour of the United Kingdom in Edinburgh.

RSNO: Beethoven and Sibelius, Usher Hall, Review

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Gardner's Question Time was how Principal Double Bass, Ana Cordova, introduced the pre-concert talk with conductor, Edward Gardner.

Early Music Performance Day

Drop in throughout the day to hear a free, rolling programme of early music performed by members of the Early Music Forum of Scotland.

Edinburgh Soup teams up with Firstport to support local social enterprise start-ups

Edinburgh Soup, the innovative live music and fundraising night, based on the original successful Detroit SOUP founded in the Detroit’s Mexicantown in 2010, has teamed up with social enterprise charit

Free concert: Australian Big Band & Leith Concert Band

FREE CONCERT
Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh