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

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EdinburghThe Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018

The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018
Britten, Cornysh II
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen

EdinburghThe Sixteen: Choral Workshop

The Sixteen: Choral Workshop

EdinburghChan Conducts Rachmaninov

Dukas, Chopin, Rachmaninov
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Elim Chan; Benjamin Grosvenor

EdinburghMadeleine Mitchell & Nigel Clayton perform Scottish & American music, Edinburgh

© Rama Knight
Beach, McLeod, Copland, MacMillan, Osborne, Gershwin
Madeleine Mitchell; Nigel Clayton

EdinburghRigoletto

Rigoletto
Verdi: Rigoletto
Rumon Gamba; Matthew Richardson; Scottish Opera; Jon Morrell; Aris Argiris; Lina Johnson; Adam Smith

EdinburghSøndergård Conducts Poulenc's Gloria

Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Johnston, Poulenc
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Alexander Gavrylyuk; Elin Rombo; RSNO Chorus; Glasgow Cambiata
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Bourne’s Swan lake revival will have audiences flocking to it

© Johan Persson
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake was controversial twenty-three years ago. These days it seems pretty tame - but the swans aren't!
****1
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Wonderful choral singing in Edinburgh's Mahler 8

Daniel Harding © Aly Wright
A superb choral performance and some memorable solo moments bring Mahler's "Symphony of a Thousand" to life, even if the sheer energy of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra turns frantic at times.
***11
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The Baltimore Symphony celebrate Bernstein's birthday

Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra © Ryan Buchanan
In an all-Bernstein programme, Nicola Benedetti enthralls in Symposium, the Baltimore Symphony’s percussionists strut their stuff in the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Marin Alsop introduces us to rarities. A true birthday treat.
****1
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EIF's Queen's Hall cycle closes with a Bernstein flourish

James Baillieu © Clive Barda
The EIF begins its Bernstein day with music from the outer edges of his career.
****1
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La Cenerentola in Edinburgh: comic direction to savour

Taylor Stayton, Nikolay Borchev, Michèle Losier, Renato Girolami © Xavi Montojo
Herheim pulls us in unexpected directions, makes us laugh and makes us think as we enjoy fine Rossinian music and singing in Opéra de Lyon's production.
****1
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James Ehnes makes a dazzling EIF debut

James Ehnes © Benjamin Ealovega
James Ehnes and Steven Osborne join forces at the Edinburgh Festival.
****1
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