Marin Alsop Exudes Authority in Bernstein’s Music on his Centenary

26/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [16] – Bernstein: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 25.8.2018. (SRT)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & Marin Alsop (conductor)

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Messiaen’s Des canyons aux étoiles… is the Biggest Discovery So Far of EIF 2018

23/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [15] – Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Noè Rodrigo-Gisbert (glockenspiel), Bence Major (xylorimba), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Matthias Pintscher (conductor), Usher Hall, 22.8.2018. (SRT)

Matthias Pintscher © Felix Broede

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A Real Sign of Collaboration from the Pavel Haas Quartet at the EIF

22/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [14] – Schubert, Shostakovich, Ravel: Pavel Haas Quartet, Queen’s Hall, 22.8.2018. (SRT)

Pavel Haas Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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Röschmann’s Dramatic Skill and Vignoles’s Always Impeccable Pianism at the EIF

21/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [13] – Schubert, Schumann, Wolf: Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano), Queen’s Hall, 21.8.2018. (SRT)

Dorothea Röschmann © Harald Hoffmann

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Aimard’s Antics Create a More Receptive Listening Environment at the EIF

20/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [12] – Obouhow, Scriabin. Debussy, Chopin, Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Queen’s Hall, 20.8.2018. (SRT)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (c) Marco Borggreve

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Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker are a Powerful Success at the EIF

18/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [11] – Mozart, Schubert: Christian Blackshaw (piano), Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker (strings), Queen’s Hall, edinburgh, 18.8.2018. (SRT) Read more

Sheku Kanneh-Mason Brings Grace and Vitality to Edinburgh with the Elgar Cello Concerto

18/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival [10] – Stravinsky, Elgar, Ravel: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Usher Hall Edinburgh, 17.8.2018. (GT)

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (c) Lars Borges

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Catch The Beggar’s Opera at the EIF if You Can

16/08/2018

EIF logoUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [9] – John Gay, Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord’s The Beggar’s Opera: Soloists, Les Arts Florissants / Florian Carré (conductor). King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, 16.8.2018. (SRT)

Benjamin Purkiss (Macheath) (c) Patrick Berger

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