Edinburgh News: music
Michael Bawtree introduced a concert without a overarching theme but of pieces which were his favourites.
Scottish Opera has announced details of its vibrant new season, showcasing seven powerful operas featuring drama, romance, fairy-tale and comedy.
Il trovatore, along with Rigoletto and La traviata, is a must-see grand opera by Verdi. Il trovatore is based in Spain in the 15th century.
Under glorious warm sunshine, the 7th Made in Scotland annual Fringe programme was launched in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens on Wednesday 20th May.
De Dansers, from Utrecht in the Netherlands, dance like no-one’s watching but ‘door Christ!’ you’ll be glad you did!
Immigration and emigration are words heard a lot these days. This show from Haderslev in Denmark tells a tale based on a Danish legend written by Nobel prizewinning author Johannes V.
The Creation was composed at the end of the eighteenth century.
A jig called post-modernity
Imagine an overnight sleigh ride across Finland finishing with the sight of sunrise - and that's Nightride and Sunrise composed by Sibelius in 1908.
The Intermezzo that opened Sibelius's Karelia Suite began with a distant horn which before long brought on the jaunty march of Karelian hunters.
British conductor Stuart Stratford has been appointed by Scottish Opera as the Company’s Music Director after an extensive international search.
Annilese Miskimmon directed an extraordinarily sensitive and accurate portrayal of a family's tribulations.
Robert Powell delivers a gentle evening’s entertainment recounting the life of writer and poet Rudyard Kipling, accompanied by live music of the period.
Peter Oundjian's opening remarks focussed us on a programme by American composers.
Max Richter talks about his re-composing of Vivaldi's Four Seasons which is being performed at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.
The amateur chorus Edinburgh Festival Chorus celebrates its 50th in August 2015.
Here's some of the participants talking about why the chorus is so special.
The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.
This year’s Edinburgh International Festival opens with a large, free, public outdoor event which sees a spectacular digitally animated artwork projected onto the front of the Usher Hall, set to music
The trailer for the Edinburgh International Festival 2015. The programme for the EIF 2015 was launched today.
Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati celebrates Johannes Brahms, including performances of all four symphonies and Ein deutsches Requiem,