Performing Arts

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Scottish Ensemble, Making the Connection

Combining well-known popular works with contemporary compositions, Scottish Ensemble continue their commitment to building long-term connections with local communities across the country.

Tenor Innocent Masuku will make his debut in Opera Highlights.

Scottish Opera’s Songs of the Road

Visiting 17 cities, towns and communities around Scotland, Scottish Opera’s troupe of talented singers with piano accompaniment performs a collection of popular classics and lesser-known pieces.

Life is a Dream, Edinburgh International Festival © Javier Naval

Dreams and Reality Bite at the Lyceum, Edinburgh

Review: Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s 1636 comedy Life Is a Dream gets a playful, surreal treatment that toys with our sense of reality in Edinburgh International Festival’s Lyceum production.

Abel Selaocoe, Edinburgh International Festival. Image © Ben Bonouvrier

The Fierce Cello: Abel Selaocoe at The Hub

Review: Cellist Abel Selaocoe performs a dazzling solo showcase of the seemingly-limitless depth of his talent, and the sonic possibilities of his instrument, at Edinburgh International Festival venue The Hub.

Edinburgh's Phoenix Choir will be appearing at Northesk Parish Church on 26th August. Image

Brunton Theatre Musselburgh Gets Around

The Brunton Theatre is taking its long-standing and colourful contribution to Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival out and about in various places in the Musselburgh and Fisherrow area.

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