City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Classical


Cathedral Festival Evensong, St Mary’s Cathedral, Review

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St Mary’s Cathedral provided us with some excellent music for this celebration of the Assumption, or the ‘Feast of St Mary’.

Organ Recitals in the City, St Andrew’s & St George’s West, Review

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This was the second in a series of lunchtime recitals in the Georgian setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church.

EIF 2018: Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikon, Queen's Hall, Review

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The soloists performing this morning at the Queen’s Hall chamber recital were the French Canadian cellist Jean-Guhen Queyras and the Russian pianist Alexander Meinkov.

Haydn: Seven Last Words, St Vincent’s Chapel, Review

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Haydn’s ‘The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross’ was originally written for the Cathedral in Cadiz, designed as a liturgical work for Good Friday; it provided musical material for meditation

Faure Requiem by Candlelight, St Patrick’s Church, Review

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This was an absolutely outstanding recital, which held the audience spellbound throughout.

Choral Classics, St Giles’ Cathedral, Review

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St Giles’ Cathedral Choir, whose profile and prominence has been ever increasing under the direction of Michael Harris, enthralled this evening’s audience with a captivating programme of choral favour

Edinburgh Quartet: The World’s Greatest Chamber Music, St Vincent’s, Review

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The Edinburgh Quartet has been undertaking a journey this week through chamber-music gems, of which this was the third and final such performance.

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, St Andrew’s & St George’s West, Review

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Before the main piece, the programme was introduced by Mozart’s Laudate Dominum, followed by the Sub Tuum Praesidium.

EIF 2018, The Orchestra of the Americas, Usher Hall, Review

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The Orchestra of the Americas completed their five week tour of Poland, Ukraine and Germany with a concert full of life and fun in the Usher Hall.

EIF 2018 Opening Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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The Opening Concert set a very high standard with a particularly impressive Haydn’s The Creation.