City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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RSNO's Grieg's Piano Concerto, Usher Hall, Review

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Imagine an overnight sleigh ride across Finland finishing with the sight of sunrise - and that's Nightride and Sunrise composed by Sibelius in 1908.

A View From The Bridge, King's Theatre, Review

Touring Consortium Theatre Company delivers Arthur Miller’s A View From The Bridge with a powerful punch.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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What is there left to say about an already award winning production based on an award winning book?

The Venetian Twins, Lyceum Theatre, Review

Confused? They certainly will be…

Søndergård Conducts Eroica, Usher Hall, Review

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The Intermezzo that opened Sibelius's Karelia Suite began with a distant horn which before long brought on the jaunty march of Karelian hunters.

O is for Hoolet, Traverse Theatre, Review

‘I would not say that Yiddish is dying, nor would I say that it is alive’ was how Nobel Prize winner the late Isaac Bashevis Singer responded to the question of how it felt to be writing in a ‘dead’ l

The Straw Chair, Traverse, Review

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Sue Glover’s 1988 play The Straw Chair is a weaving of two feminine tales.

Oklahoma, Festival Theatre, Review

The corn may be high but there is more than meets the eye in this production of ‘Oklahoma’.

Scottish Opera's new Music Director

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British conductor Stuart Stratford has been appointed by Scottish Opera as the Company’s Music Director after an extensive international search.

Film Review: The Secret of Kells (2009)

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A kaleidoscope of Celtic colours and swirls that is an illuminating delight!

Scottish Opera's Jenůfa, Festival Theatre, Review

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Annilese Miskimmon directed an extraordinarily sensitive and accurate portrayal of a family's tribulations.

Tartuffe, St Ninian’s Hall, Review

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A guru of the Unco Guid gets his comeuppance in fine style!

The Woman in Black, Kings Theatre, Review

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Running for over 25 years to full, engrossed audiences, The Woman in Black is a blue print for the school of if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it theatre.

Royal Lyceum announces 50th Anniversary Season

Big name Scottish stars Brian Cox and Bill Paterson are to help the Royal Lyceum celebrate its 50th Anniversary as they play together in Beckett’s classic Waiting for Godot at the start of t

Broth, Traverse, Review

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A dark soup that fails to warm the heart.

'Picture Japan' Painting Competition

The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh will again be running the painting competition, ‘Picture Japan’.

Animated Short Films: Family Treats, Puppet Animation Festival, SSTC, Review

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A delightful hour of custom made films for children.

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show, King's Theatre, Review

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As the curtain rises on Wednesday night, the Big Band strikes up and Allan Stewart launches into foot-tapping-happy-go-lucky mood, with “Bring me Sunshine”.

Jesus Christ Superstar, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Director Bob Tomson tones down the glamour and some of the passion of this rock opera, but Jesus Christ Superstar still rocks nonetheless, even after all these years.

Blood Wedding, Traverse, Review

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A new look at Lorca.