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RSNO Mahler's Resurrection, Usher Hall, Review


One powerful symphony for the Season's Opener.

Girls Rock School Edinburgh

Girls Rock School (GRS) Edinburgh is a non-profit making organisation whose aim is to have free music workshops open to all regardless of age or ability.

Festival and Fringe Wraps - the Archive Lives On

Another festival - Edinburgh Guide's 18th festival - has officially drawn to a close marked by last night's explosive spectacle.

Back to Blackbrick, Pleasance Courtyard (The Cellar), Review

Back to Blackbrick

A tale about story telling and memory. As we get older we don’t stop learning, but what if we stop remembering, even our own life story?

EIF 2015: The Last Hotel, Royal Lyceum, Review

The Last Hotel

Put Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh in the same space and watch the sparks fly.

Ndebele Funeral, Summerhall, Festival Review

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Nothing is black or white in this powerful play from Brooklyn based Smoke and Mirrors Collaborative.

The RSNO Takes the Train

Scotrail and RSNO

Musicians from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are being encouraged to leave the car and take the train to concerts across Scotland.

Scotland’s Cabaret Le Haggis Reveals Its Fringe Line-up

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Scotland’s reputation for being dour and buttoned up may be well and truly shattered at this year’s Fringe with the Celtic Cabaret that is Le Haggis.

Half Price Tickets for the Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

A limited number of half-price tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo preview performance on Thursday 6th August will go on sale from the

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys, Sound House, Review

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys

When Lindsay Lou sings its like listening to a very versatile musical instrument with universal pitch.

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham Join Joan Armatrading at Fringe by the Sea

‘Fringe by the Sea’, North Berwick’s somewhat doucer answer to Edinburgh’s bacchanalian August festivities, returns with a musical bang this year.

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced


The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

John Kitchen's Get ORGANised, Usher Hall, Review

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Yet again an enthusiastic audience of nearly two hundred organ music lovers were in the Usher Hall for a lunchtime concert by the City Organist, Dr John Kitchen.

Edinburgh Singers Scotland at Night, Old St Paul's, Review

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Even the best of singing seems bare in a concert without some human interest and Alistair Digges knew this.

Hans Gál's 125th Anniversary Concert, Queen's Hall, Review

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There will have been some older members of the audience who remember Hans Gál, who was born 125 years ago in Austria. Fleeing from Nazi Germany he and and family arrived in Edinburgh in 1939.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Dream of Gerontius, Usher Hall, Review

John Henry Newman was a Church of England priest who in 1845 converted to Roman Catholicism. For the last forty years of his life he lived at the Oratory he had built in Birmingham.

"Big Four" Launch Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Programme

EdFest Brochure 2015

As we head towards June, it’s only a couple of months before the curtain rises to launch the Edinburgh Festival Fringe again and a world of visitors will arrive i

Edinburgh Royal Choral Union, St Stephen’s Centre, Review

Michael Bawtree introduced a concert without a overarching theme but of pieces which were his favourites.

Scottish Opera Announces 2015/16 Season

Scottish Opera has announced details of its vibrant new season, showcasing seven powerful operas featuring drama, romance, fairy-tale and comedy.

Scottish Opera's Il trovatore, Festival Theatre, Review

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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.

Made in Scotland launches 2015 Fringe programme

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Under glorious warm sunshine, the 7th Made in Scotland annual Fringe programme was launched in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens on Wednesday 20th May.

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