Mari Eriksmoen makes a sensational Edinburgh Festival debut

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2021 [4] – Grieg, Backer Grøndahl, Schumann and Wolf: Mari Eriksmoen (soprano), Daniel Heide (piano). Old College Quad, 11.8.2021. (SRT)

Mari Eriksmoen (soprano) and Daniel Heide (piano) (c) Ryan Buchanan

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s indestructible songbook delights Edinburgh

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival [3] – Rodgers and Hammerstein, A Grand Night for Singing: Soloists, Edinburgh Festival Ensemble, Wayne Marshall (music director), Kim Creswell (staging). Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 10.8.2021. (SRT)

Danielle de Niese, Anna-Jane Casey and Kim Creswell in A Grand Night for Singing (c) J. Shurte

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Edinburgh International Festival – 7 to 29 August 2021

Live performance is back with a bang – Simon Thompson on the 2021 Edinburgh International Festival

Anyone reading this south of Hadrian’s Wall might wonder why we Scots are so especially excited about the return of the Edinburgh International Festival. After all, hasn’t the national lockdown been over for several months now, and haven’t we had plenty of opportunities for live music since the pandemic?

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Bespoke outdoor pavilions for August’s 2021 Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival to take place 7 – 29 August 2021
Live performances to be staged in bespoke outdoor pavilions
in iconic locations across Scotland’s capital, including Edinburgh Park
and the University of Edinburgh’s Old College Quad

Old College Quad during the 2021 EIF (artist impression) 

Visit eif.co.uk for further information about the 2021 Edinburgh International Festival

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra announces six new concerts for Spring 2021, broadcast for free

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Spring 2021 online season

Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) today announces six new online concerts for Spring 2021, broadcast for free. During March and April, concerts include the World Premiere of SCO Associate Composer Anna Clyne’s Overflow, guest artists such as baritone Marcus Farnsworth and oboist Nicholas Daniel, works by Vítězslava Kaprálová and Dani Howard, and a version of Prokofiev’s Sonata for Solo Violin in D major played by 8 violinists. Filmed at The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh and Perth Concert Hall, the concerts will be broadcast via SCO’s YouTube and Facebook channels and available for catch up for 30 days.

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra announces a series of streamed performances

Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s streamed performances in October

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra continues its commitment to bringing world-class music to audiences at home throughout October, with four evening chamber concerts filmed at The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh and two lunchtime concerts live-streamed from St Andrews University.

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) today announces six further streamed concerts throughout October as part of its autumn Season, featuring music by Brahms, Handel, Coleridge-Taylor and Philidor.

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