City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Aria Alba Spring Concert

Aria Alba - a new Opera Company

celebrates the Spring with a Concert

of Operatic Choruses and Solos!

All welcome - tickets at door.

The Cunning Little Vixen - Leoš Janáček

Following last year’s sell out success War and Peace, the annual collaboration between Scotland’s national conservatoire and Scotland’s national opera company is a revival of the

The Marriage of Figaro Opera Review

Scottish Opera's The Marriage of Figaro

Watching Scottish Opera’s Marriage of Figaro was a lot of fun - just as it should be.

In The Penal Colony, Traverse Theatre, Review

In the Penal  Colony

Seated in the usual critical position in front of the lighting box of Traverse One, this reviewer observed to his (considerably more) learned colleague from Opera Now that Phillip Glass’s music is something of a Marmite test – you either think it some of the most exciting music of our times, or you … well, don’t. That the auditorium was near capacity for this single performance of Glass’s opera ‘In The Penal Colony’ suggest a considerable following in this city at least.

Adventures of Pinocchio, Festival Theatre, Review

Opera North's Pinnochio

Very different from Disney's film version, Opera North's Pinocchio is an extraordinarily elaborate and true production that is the result of 10 years work and research

Bliss Opera Review

EIF 2010: Bliss

The opera tells the story of a successful advertising executive, Harry Joy, who lived on the outskirts of a provincial town in Australia in the 1980s.

Edinburgh International Festival Opera Preview

EIF 2010: Bliss

There are three full blown operas and four concert performances in the 2010 Edinburgh International Festival programme.

Edinburgh Fringe Director Readies For Second Year of Festivities

As the clock ticks down to the Edinburgh Fringe, EG asks Fringe director Jon Morgan what we can expect this year. Morgan says, in spite of the credit crunch, and fears over a "breakaway" Comedy Festival, the Fringe appears to be appear in good health with around 2,000 shows coming to the city in August.