Music

Live Music in Edinburgh

RSNO: Shostakovich Ten, Usher Hall, Review Barnaby Miln Sat, 19 Oct '19 9.13am
Martin Grubinger

Kalevi Aho's Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra is properly titled Sieddi - a hill, or what they would call a mountain in Finland, with all sorts of mysti

Community Christmas

Submitted by edg on Sat, 19 Oct '19 7.08am

A new addition to Edinburgh's Christmas in 2019, Community Christmas takes place in twelve locations over twelve nights around Edinburgh, with a building being brought to life in each locality by winter projections.

The visuals will be accompanied by local choirs and singing groups performing festive tunes. 

Details about choirs and times are still be released, but the venues are: 

Concert: Immortal Bach

Submitted by Sarah Gore on Sun, 13 Oct '19 12.08pm

The Edinburgh Singers present the first concert of their 2019-20 season: Immortal Bach.

The focus of our concert will be Bach – JS Bach, for chorus and for cello along with other members of the Bach family as well as Bach reimagined by Knut Hystedt in the piece which gives us our concert title – “Immortal Bach”.  We will also be presenting Tavener’s emotionally charged “Svyati” and will bring our concert to a stunning close with Ēriks Ešenvalds’ “In Paradisum”.

RSNO: Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3, Usher Hall, Review Barnaby Miln Sat, 12 Oct '19 8.54am
Vadym Kholodenko

Arnold Bax was commissioned by Henry Wood to write a trilogy of tone poems.

Symphonic Ibiza

Submitted by edg on Thu, 10 Oct '19 5.29am

A two hour concert in which a live 20 piece orchestra fuses with high tempo beats from renowned club DJ Andy Joyce, for a selection of Ibiza dance classics from over the last 20 years.

All in the dramatic surroundings of the McEwan Hall.

This is an official event at Edinburgh's Hogmanay.

Tickets

£50, £40, £30 (+ £3 booking fee)