City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


SCO Chorus Christmas Concert

The annual Christmas Concert with the SCO Chorus in Greyfriars Kirk has quickly become a highlight of Edinburgh’s Festive Calendar, and sold out in advance last year.

"Love Actually" Screening with Live Orchestra

A rare chance to watch Richard Curtis's celebrated romantic comedy "Love Actually" on a huge screen with a full orchestra performing Craig Armstrong’s popular score.

The Reid Consort: Music for Remembrance, St Vincent’s, Review

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The Reid Consort, founded in 2016 by Cole Bendall, has serious intent for dedicated musicians. No more so than his sixteen singers for an a cappella concert entitled Music for Remembrance.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Poulenc's Gloria, Usher Hall, Review

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On the eve the one hundredth Remembrance Day weekend, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra paid its tribute of the dead of ghastly wars.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Chan Conducts Rachmaninov, Usher Hall, Review

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With this concert Elim Chan began her reign as the RSNO's Principal Guest Conductor, succeeding Thomas Søndergård now prompted to the top job, Music Director.

Edinburgh Diwali Parade, Celebrations and Fireworks

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Diwali is a five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world.

Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

Francesca Hegyi - EIF Executive Director

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra with Angela Hewitt, Usher Hall, Review

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Last night’s concert, as part of the Sunday Classics series at the Usher Hall, was with the acclaimed Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra.

Ear Candy Music Festival

Ear Candy Festival is a grassroots music festival for Edinburgh’s up and coming bands in the Traverse Bar Café.

Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert, Orion String Trio, Balmoral Hotel, Review

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Winners of this year's Swiss Ambassador's Award, Orion String Trio, are given a week-long tour of five concerts accompanied by the Ambassador of Switzerland, His Excellency Mr Alexandre Fasel.