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Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Doric String Quartet
Haydn, String Quartet no. 30 in E flat major "The Joke”, Op.33 no.2, Hob III:38
Dean, String Quartet no. 3 “Hidden Agendas” (European premiere)
Brahms, String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op.111
Doric String Quartet

St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh

Bach Keyboard Concertos: Concert 5
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 2 in E major, BWV1053
Bach, Concerto for 2 keyboards and strings in C minor, BWV1062
Richard Egarr, Harpsichord
Diego Ares, Harpsichord
Musicians from the Dunedin Consort
Tue 20 Aug at 20:30

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

The Night With... Duo van Vliet
Buckley, Oscilate
Greer, Richard, Black Box
Śniady, Marta,
Malinowski, Paweł, Canvas
Duchnowski, Cezary, cROSSFAdE 2
Ian Anderson, Viola
Rafal Luc, Accordion

King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Breaking the Waves
Breaking the Waves
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Mazzoli, Breaking the Waves (libretto by Royce Vavrek)
Stuart Stratford, Conductor
Tom Morris, Director
Soutra Gilmour, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Sydney Mancasola, Bess McNeill
Duncan Rock, Jan Nyman
Wallis Giunta, Dodo McNeill
Elgan Llŷr Thomas, Dr Richardson
Orla Boylan, Bess' Mother
Byron Jackson, Terry
Freddie Tong, Church Councilman
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
The chorus of Breaking the Waves

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

London Symphony Orchestra
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Adams, Harmonielehre
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer
Hard to Be Soft (Oona Doherty)
Ciaran Bagnall, Set Designer, Lighting Designer

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Christiane Karg & Gerold Huber
Schubert, Lieder: selection
Christiane Karg, Soprano
Gerold Huber, Piano

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Rite of Spring
Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) (Yang Liping)
Music, Parts I & III (Yang Liping)
Peacock Contemporary Dance Company
Tim Yip, Set Designer

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Bach’s Multiple Concertos
Bach, Concerto for 3 keyboards and strings in C major, BWV1064
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Bach, Concerto for 3 keyboards and strings in D minor, BWV1063
Bach, Concerto for 4 keyboards and strings in A minor, BWV1065
John Butt, Harpsichord
Richard Egarr, Harpsichord
Diego Ares, Harpsichord
Thomas Foster, Harpsichord
Dunedin Consort

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Manon Lescaut
Puccini, Manon Lescaut (Concert performance)
Deutsche Oper Berlin
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Sondra Radvanovsky, Manon Lescaut
Martin Muehle, Chevalier des Grieux
Thomas Lehman, Lescaut
TBC, Geronte di Ravoir, Sergeant of archers
Ya-Chung Huang, Edmondo, Lamplighter
Noel Bouley, Innkeeper
Anna Buslidze, Musician
Burkhard Ulrich, Dancing master
Padraic Rowan, Naval commander
Berlin Deutsche Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Amatis Piano Trio & friends
Franck, Piano Quintet in F minor
Dvořák, Piano Quintet no. 2 in A major, Op.81
Amatis Piano Trio
Aleksey Semenenko, Violin
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, Viola

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Orchestre de Paris 1
Berlioz, Harold en Italie, Op.16
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Antoine Tamestit, Viola
Daniel Harding, Conductor

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Dunedin Consort
Bach, Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde - Cantata, BWV201
Bach, Der Zufriedengestellte Aeolus - Cantata, BWV205
Dunedin Consort
John Butt, Director

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Orchestre de Paris 2
Britten, War Requiem, Op.66
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Albina Shagimuratova, Soprano
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Florian Boesch, Baritone
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
National Girls Choir NYCoS
Aidan Oliver, Choirmaster / chorus director
Christopher Bell, Choirmaster / chorus director

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Götterdämmerung
Wagner, Götterdämmerung (Concert performance)
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Christine Goerke, Brünnhilde
Burkhard Fritz, Siegfried
Josef Wagner, Gunther
Amber Wagner, Gutrune
Ain Anger, Hagen
Samuel Youn, Alberich
Karen Cargill, Waltraute, Second Norn
Ronnita Miller, First Norn
Erin Wall, Third Norn
Danae Kontora, Woglinde
Catriona Morison, Wellgunde
Nadezhda Karyazina, Flosshilde
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices
Wed 11 Sep at 20:00

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

The Night With... Ensemble Offspring
Whiteside, Rama
Stanley, Glow
Keller, Andrea, Love in Solitude
Mac, Paul, Mesmerism
Meadowcroft, Medieval Rococo
Moore, Blackbird Song
Musicians from Ensemble Offspring
Sun 22 Sep at 15:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra
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Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33a: Four Sea Interludes
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Shostakovich, Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra: March
Shostakovich, Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra: Polka
Shostakovich, Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra: Waltz
Shostakovich, Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra: Finale
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Montagues and Capulets
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: The Death of Tybalt
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Romeo at Juliet's Tomb
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Festival overture in E flat major, Op.49
Jennifer Pike, Violin
Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra
Jan Latham-Koenig, Conductor
Thu 26 Sep at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Leleux conducts Dvořák and Brahms
Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
François Leleux, Conductor
Javier Perianes, Piano
Fri 27 Sep at 19:30

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Music from the Movies with London Concertante
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Williams, Film music from Schindler's List
Morricone, The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe
Williams, Film music from Jurassic Park
Schifrin, Film music from Mission Impossible
Shostakovich, Suite for Jazz Orchestra no. 2, Op.50b
Williams, Film music from Superman
Adkins, Skyfall
London Concertante
Sep 27, 28

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Richard Alston: Final Edition
World premiere
Voices and Light Footsteps (Richard Alston)
Mazur (Richard Alston)
A Far Cry (Martin Lawrance)
Brahms Hungarian (Richard Alston)
Richard Alston Dance Company
Sun 29 Sep at 15:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mahler Symphony No.5
Mahler Symphony No.5
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Hosokawa, Preludio
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Henning Kraggerud, Violin
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Thu 3 Oct at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Bach and Sibelius with Pekka Kuusisto
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Hillborg, Bach Materia (Scottish Premiere)
Bach, Violin partita no. 3 in E major, BWV1006 (Excerpts)
Traditional, Other (Finnish traditional)
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin, Conductor
Fri 4 Oct at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Season Opener: Strauss & Mahler One
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Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Berg, Sieben frühe Lieder (Seven Early Songs)
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Wed 9 Oct at 20:00

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

The Night With... Garth Knox
Mawhinney, Nendrum
Bennett, Ghosts
Whiteside, Solo for Viola d'amore and Electronics
Marais, Folies
Neuwirth, Risonanze
Knox, Cinq Petites Entropies
Garth Knox, Viola d'amore
Thu 10 Oct at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mozart Requiem with SCO Chorus
Mozart, Symphony no. 1 in E flat major, K16
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K546
Mozart, Meistermusik, K477 (K479a)
Mozart, Requiem in D minor, K626
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus
Klaus Mäkelä, Conductor
Simone Kermes, Soprano
Hanna Hipp, Mezzo-soprano
Markus Brutscher, Tenor
Markus Suihkonen, Bass
Fri 11 Oct at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no. 3
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Bax, In the Faëry Hills
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Vadym Kholodenko, Piano
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Wed 16 Oct at 19:15

Signet Library, Edinburgh

Baroque: Take Two
Corelli, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6 no.11
Vivaldi, Concerto in G minor for strings, RV 153
Biber, Rosary Sonata no. 6 in C minor: The Agony in the Garden
Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
Wed 16 Oct at 20:30

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Baroque: Take Two
Corelli, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6 no.11
Vivaldi, Concerto in G minor for strings, RV 153
Biber, Rosary Sonata no. 6 in C minor: The Agony in the Garden
Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
Fri 18 Oct at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Shostakovich Ten
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Aho, Percussion Concerto "Sieidi"
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Martin Grubinger, Percussion
Elim Chan, Conductor
Thu 24 Oct at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Anderszewski plays Haydn and Schumann
Mozart, Symphony no. 36 in C major, K425 "Linz”
Haydn, Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano, Conductor
Alexander Janiczek, Violin, Conductor
Sat 26 Oct at 19:30

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

The Choral Pilgrimage 2019: Edinburgh
The Choral Pilgrimage 2019: Edinburgh
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Plainsong, Salve Regina
Tavener, 2 Hymns to the Mother of God
Sheppard, Missa Cantate: Gloria
Whitacre, Sainte-Chapelle
Wylkynson, Salve Regina
Fayrfax, Aeternae laudis lilium
Jackson, Ave Maria
MacMillan, O virgo prudentissima
Sheppard, Missa Cantate: Agnus Dei
Harry Christophers, Conductor
The Sixteen
Sun 27 Oct at 15:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Children's Classic Concerts: Weird Science
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Williams, Film music from Jurassic Park
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
RSNO Junior Chorus
Junping Qian, Conductor
Kids event
Thu 31 Oct at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Bohemian Rhapsodies with Joseph Swensen
Suk, Serenade in E flat major for strings, Op.6
Janáček, The Fiddler's Child
Dvořák, Symphony no. 5 in F major, Op.76
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Joseph Swensen, Conductor
Stephanie Gonley, Violin
Fri 1 Nov at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony
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Reger, Serenade Op.95 for orchestra
Reger, "An die Hoffnung" (To Hope), Op. 124
Saint-Saëns, Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ Symphony", Op.78
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Neeme Järvi, Conductor
Thu 7 Nov at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Mozart, Haydn and Clyne
Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Clyne, Prince of Clouds
Clyne, New Work (World premiere)
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Haydn, Symphony no. 60 in C major, "Il distratto",
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Pekka Kuusisto, Conductor, Violin
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Fri 8 Nov at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The Lark Ascending
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Vaughan Williams, The Wasps: overture
Vaughan Williams, The Lark Ascending
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Vaughan Williams, The Future (World Premiere)
Ilona Domnich, Soprano
RSNO Chorus
Martin Yates, Conductor
Wed 13 Nov at 19:30

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Elemental
Davies, The Beginning of the World
Fennessy, Hirta Rounds
Ligeti, Ramifications, for strings
Crawford Seeger, Andante for Strings
O'Rourke, There is no beginning
Scottish Ensemble
Kit Downes, Piano
Aidan O'Rourke, Fiddle
Nov 14, 17 mat, 21, 23

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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Puccini, Tosca
Stuart Stratford, Conductor
Anthony Besch, Director
Peter Rice, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Jonathan Cocker, Revival Director
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
The chorus of Tosca
Thu 14 Nov at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Maxim conducts Mozart's “Jupiter”
Hersant, Five Pieces for Orchestra (UK premiere)
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Mozart, Symphony no. 41 in C major, "Jupiter”, K551
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Carolin Widmann, Violin
Fri 15 Nov at 19:30

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Vivaldi - The Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons by Candlelight
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Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Mozart, Flute Concerto no. 2 in D major, K314 (K285d)
Haydn, Violin Concerto no. 1 in C major, Hob VIIa:1
Bach C.P.E., Flute Sonata in A minor, Wq 132
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
London Concertante
Tue 19 Nov at 15:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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Dementia friendly version of Tosca
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Puccini, Tosca
Anthony Besch, Director
Peter Rice, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Jonathan Cocker, Revival Director
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
The chorus of Tosca
Thu 21 Nov at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Beethoven symphonies no. 1 & 3 “Eroica”
Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Fri 22 Nov at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tchaikovsky's Pathétique
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Schreker, Der Ferne Klang (The Distant Sound): Nachtstück
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 27 in B flat major, K595
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Steven Osborne, Piano
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Fri 29 Nov at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Danny Elfman Gala
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Elfman, Serenada Schizophrana
Elfman, Violin Concerto (UK Premiere)
Elfman, Film music from Batman: Suite
Elfman, Film music from Alice in Wonderland: Suite
Elfman, Music from Edward Scissorhands
Sandy Cameron, Violin
RSNO Chorus
John Mauceri, Conductor
Sat 30 Nov at 19:30

Edinburgh Society of Musicians, Edinburgh

Evening Piano Recital
Mozart, Piano Sonata in F major K280
Bach, English Suite no. 2 in A minor, BWV807
Chopin, Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Albéniz, Iberia: Book 1
Brahms, 4 Klavierstücke (Four Pieces for Piano), Op.119
Adam Heron, Piano
Sun 1 Dec at 15:00

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Chamber Sunday with SCO wind soloists
Nielsen, Wind Quintet, Op.43
Seiber, Serenade for Wind Sextet
Britten, Movement for Wind Sextet
Strauss R., Suite in B flat Major for 13 wind, Op.4
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Winds
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Wind Orchestra
Thu 5 Dec at 19:30

Broughton St Mary's Church, Edinburgh

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante
Thu 5 Dec at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Haydn's Harmony Mass with SCO Chorus
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Haydn, Mass no. 14 in B flat major, "Harmoniemesse”, Hob XXII:14
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Gregory Batsleer, Conductor
Stephanie Gonley, Violin, Director
Mary Bevan, Soprano
Catriona Morison, Mezzo-soprano
Thomas Hobbs, Tenor
Callum Thorpe, Bass-baritone
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus
Fri 6 Dec at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
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Tchaikovsky, The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Skomorokhi
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: Suite (Arr. J. Mauceri)
Prokofiev, Cinderella (Extracts)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Arr. J. Mauceri - World Premiere)
Alan Cumming, Narrator
John Mauceri, Conductor
Fri 6 Dec at 19:30

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
Tchaikovsky, Concert Suite from The Nutcracker
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: waltz
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 5 in F sharp minor
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
London Concertante