Edinburgh News: music
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,
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is to embark on a two-season quasquicentennial anniversary celebration:
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has appointed a new Chief Conductor as it launches the 2015/16 season, which also sees it celebrate its 80th birthday.
Mozart was the predominant composer at last night’s Scottish Chamber Orchestra concert at the Usher Hall.
John McCusker, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle may well be familiar to a number from their appearances on ‘Transatlantic Sessions’, now some seven or more years old.
Before the concert began I overheard the comment that the Lindberg Clarinet Concerto was simple something to fill a gap between the symphonies of Sibelius and Tchaikovsky.
Robin Ticciati conducted last night’s concert at the Usher Hall which began with a performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto.
At a time when Edinburgh’s ever-fragile live music scene outside of festival season seems to be finally succumbing to terminal malaise and lack of support from powers-that-be, Jazz Scotland are to be
Straightaway we see Orfeo and Euridice frolicking, but then Euridice is taken ill and dies.
'Will you dance, dear?' one bishop said to another is what Sir Roger Norrington thought might have happened at the start of the third movement of Haydn's La Passione, the Minuet.