City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


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

Edinburgh Diwali dancers

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.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Shéhérazade, Usher Hall, Review

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The few words from the Orchestra's Music Director at the start of the concert were again most welcome.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra : Haydn The Seasons with the SCO Chorus, Usher Hall, Review

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Haydn's oratorio The Seasons came three years after his particularly well received The Creation.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Søndergård Conducts Mahler Five, Usher Hall, Review

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If you think the word flounce means a strip of material gathered and sewn into a skirt or dress, you might be surprised that it also means an exaggerated action that expresses annoyance or impatience.

Edinburgh Christmas Light Night

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Edinburgh's Christmas season launches on the second last Sunday of November, with the first in a series of Christmas light nights.