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Articles by Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson
Simon Thompson
Richard Egarr © Marco Borggreve

Baroque brilliance brought to life by Richard Egarr

By , 07 March 2019
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Elim Chan © Willeke Machiels

Valentine's Classics from the RSNO in Edinburgh

By , 16 February 2019
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Thomas Søndergård © Andy Buchanan

Stunning sound from the RSNO in Bruckner and Mahler

By , 02 February 2019
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The Tonkünstler in Usher Hall © Ute van der Sanden

Knockout playing from the Tonkünstler in Edinburgh

By , 28 October 2018
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James Baillieu © Clive Barda

Edinburgh Festival's Queen's Hall cycle closes with a Bernstein flourish

By , 25 August 2018
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James Ehnes © Benjamin Ealovega

James Ehnes makes a dazzling EIF debut

By , 23 August 2018
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Jakub Hrůša © Andreas Herzau

Hrůša's clarity of vision focuses Dvořák’s Requiem in Edinburgh

By , 21 August 2018
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Sheku Kanneh-Mason outside the Usher Hall © Ryan Buchanan

Sheku Kanneh-Mason makes his EIF debut playing Elgar's Cello Concerto

By , 18 August 2018
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Takács Quartet © Amanda Tipton

Takács Quartet heads east in Edinburgh

By , 11 August 2018
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Sir Simon Rattle rehearsing with the LSO © Ryan Buchanan

Rattle and the LSO make their Edinburgh Festival debut together

By , 11 August 2018
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Martyn Brabbins © Benjamin Ealovega

Two contrasting seascapes make a pair of satisfying voyages at Edinburgh International Festival

By , 10 August 2018
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Peter Oundjian © Sian Richards

Oundjian ends his RSNO tenure with Mahler 9

By , 04 June 2018
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Thomas Søndergård © Andy Buchanan

Sparkling Strauss and brilliant Brahms from Søndergård

By , 12 May 2018
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Gustavo Gimeno © Marco Borggreve

Gustavo Gimeno makes an uneven debut in Edinburgh

By , 10 May 2018
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Maarten Engeltjes © Harrison Parrott

Handel’s Solomon with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 30 April 2018
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Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa

RSNO plays American classics for the Bernstein centenary

By , 28 April 2018
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Peter Oundjian © Dale Wilcox

Oundjian at his best in Shostakovich's “Leningrad” Symphony

By , 23 April 2018
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Maxim Emelyanychev © Emil Matveev

Emelyanychev makes thrilling debut with SCO

By , 16 March 2018
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François Leleux © Thomas Kost

François Leleux makes SCO debut as conductor

By , 08 March 2018
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Peter Oundjian © Sian Richards

Oundjian’s magisterial Bruckner in Edinburgh

By , 26 February 2018
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