Edinburgh News: music
The former chief executive of the City of Edinburgh Council, Sue Bruce, is now Dame Susan Bruce and newly appointed chair of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Vienna was the common theme of the three works performed. Two of them were crowd pullers whilst the opening Webern might well have been treated with caution by the unknowing.
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet describes the feuding between Romeo of the Montague family and thirteen year old Juliet of the Capulet family.
It is hard to believe that when one of the most famous of all operas was first performed in Paris in 1875 Spain was a far-away and exotic country hard to reach over the Pyrenees.
The Edinburgh International Festival has revealed it will present the Salzburg Festival’s internationally acclaimed production of Bellini’s Norma as part of Festival 2016.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra programme at the Queen’s Hall featured Finland – the conductor Tuomas Hannikainen; the violinist Pekka Kuusisto and the composer Lotta Wennakoski, whose composition ‘Ver
It was a privilege to be invited once again to the annual Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert which is the show case for the year’s winners of the competition among young Swiss musicians.
In 1746, when Samuel Johnson set out on creating the compilation of what was to be his renowned Dictionary of the English Language, he knew it wasn’t a one man job.
Robert McFall and the ensemble that bears his name bring a certain domesticity to the concert platform without ever domesticating their repertoire.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2015/2016 season features many of Brahms compositions and the opening concert at the Usher Hall began with his Academic Festival Overture, a lively piece celebrating the
One powerful symphony for the Season's Opener.
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.
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?
Put Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh in the same space and watch the sparks fly.
Nothing is black or white in this powerful play from Brooklyn based Smoke and Mirrors Collaborative.
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.
When Lindsay Lou sings its like listening to a very versatile musical instrument with universal pitch.