Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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EdinburghChina Story

Ye, Britten
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Gilbert Varga; Wan Jieni; Lu Wei; Shenyang; Hu Shengnan

EdinburghTchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony

Tchaikovsky, Elgar
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins; Karen Cargill

EdinburghOundjian and Benedetti

Higgins, Elgar, Stravinsky
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Peter Oundjian; Nicola Benedetti

EdinburghBeethoven and Sibelius

Adams, Beethoven, Sibelius
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Edward Gardner; James Ehnes

EdinburghMendelssohn's Piano Concerto no. 1

Schumann, Mendelssohn
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Sir Roger Norrington; Roman Rabinovich

EdinburghThe Sixteen Choral Pilgrimage

Poulenc, Palestrina
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen
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De Keersmaeker brings Rain to Edinburgh

At the Edinburgh Playhouse, choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and her dance company Rosas present Rain, set to the music of minimalist composer Steve Reich, for the Edinburgh International Festival.
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Shostakovich 4 at the Edinburgh Festival

Side by side, the combined forces of the RSNO and the Mariinsky under Gergiev recall the Western première of Shostakovich Fourth symphony at the 1962 Edinburgh Festival.
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Opulent Turin Macbeth arrives at EIF

Verdi’s Macbeth, performed at the first Edinburgh International Festival returns for its 70th anniversary in Emma Dante’s sumptuous new production from the Teatro Regino Torino under Gianandrea Noseda.
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Late night food for the soul at the Edinburgh Fringe

At the Edinburgh Frings, a niche festival of late night classical music thoughtfully  programmed at Old St Paul’s Church nestling off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile is food for the soul.
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A powerful Peter Grimes in Edinburgh

Stuart Skelton’s visceral Peter Grimes is matched by a strong cast with thrilling playing and singing from the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra under Edward Gardner.
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Vibrant performances from the Bergen Philharmonic

Conducted by Edward Gardner, the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra brought a fresh approach to Elgar's First Symphony.
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