City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Edinburgh Fringe Festival 70th year celebrated at Summerhall with international programme

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For this very special 2017 anniversary, Summerhall, Edinburgh’s acclaimed and award-winning multi-arts venue, has risen to the challenge of gathering a unique array of international creative responses

Beethoven Symphony No 7, Usher Hall, Review

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The final concert in this SCO season began with a composition by the German composer Jorg Widmann.

RSNO Tchaikovsky Pathétique, Usher Hall, Review

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Moscow-born Alexander Scriabin's four minute Rêverie was the musically simple but enticing opening to a concert from three Russian composers.

Beethoven Missi Solemnis, Usher Hall, Review

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Beethoven’s Grand Mass Missi Solemnis is considered to be one of the greatest pieces of music ever written. Although not overtly religious, the Mass mirrors Beethoven’s spiritual journey.

David Greig announces 2017/18 Lyceum season

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In the world of theatre where people are transported to other worlds; where they are allowed to sample lives long gone or imagine the future just by sitting in seat in a dark auditorium, it may all se

Another round of FestivALE at Summerhall!

On 11-13 May, FestivALE returns to Summerhall, with street food, music and DJs taking over the space along with some excellent beers.

Dip a spoon in to Edinburgh Soup 7

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Edinburgh Soup, the innovative live music night to support local community projects, is back for its seventh event at Assembly Roxy, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh.

RSNO Beethoven One, Usher Hall, Review

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This was a concert of Sibelius, Mahler and Beethoven - deliberately chosen by the Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Søndergård.

RSNO Brahms Four, Usher Hall, Review

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Beethoven wrote five piano concertos. Recently Jonathan Biss, an American pianist, asked five composers to write a work complementary to those five concertos.

Scottish Opera announces 2017/18 season

• New productions of Ariadne auf Naxos, Eugene Onegin, Greek and Pagliacci (The Clowns)
• Sir David McVicar’s production of Verdi’s La traviata opens the Season