Scottish Opera’s Spring Season includes works by Benjamin Britten, Wolfgang Mozart, Rachmaninov, and Stravinsky, a new Opera Highlights production touring nationwide, complemented by new on-screen commissions.
This year’s Celtic Connections programme promises a vibrant mix of lively in-person concerts, intimate-scale filmed sessions, an exciting digital programme and a number of talks and exhibitions, in all involving more than 500 artists.
Composer Neil Brand’s insightful musical performance based on the screen comedy duo Laurel & Hardy, is coming to Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre.
The Scottish premiere of H-E-L-L-O by the American born filmmaker and multimedia artist Cauleen Smith opens the 2022 programme at Collective in Edinburgh.
Review: Citizens Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol is finally back in its full glory, with a fantastic ensemble and a pure delight to watch.
Review: Scottish Ballet brings sparkling joy and magic in ‘The Nutcracker,’ a delicious festive treat for all ages.
Scottish Ensemble’s Scotland-wide tour of Concerts by Candlelight series returns with the theme of Music for Warmth and Restoration.
City of Edinburgh Council has approved the restoration of the former Royal High School, architect Thomas Hamilton’s iconic building on Calton Hill, as the National Centre for Music.
Scottish Ensemble returns to the stage at four locations across Scotland for the first time since the pandemic with an event combining music and discussion exploring the importance of live performance, in which audiences are invited to take an active part.
Edinburgh’s Institut Français is getting into the live music act with the opening of the 2021-2022 Salons en Musique season.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has returned to live music-making with performances throughout Scotland.
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival returns with an extended hybrid programme – its most diverse yet.
The National Theatre of Scotland hits the road with The Enemy, a Scottish take on the Henrik Ibsen play An Enemy of the People about truth, power and deception.
The Brunton in Musselburgh has two special screenings of performance films – Dangerous Liaisons and Romeo and Juliet.
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra celebrates its 25th anniversary at Edinburgh’s Queens Hall with a programme drawn from almost 100 years of jazz and the classical and Scottish traditions.
Now an established part of the city’s cultural landscape, the fifth Glasgow Cathedral Festival will offer a line-up showcasing the best of Scottish artistic talent.
Review: The Royal Scottish National Orchestra returns to the Edinburgh International Festival with Richard Strauss’ comedic opera Ariadne auf Naxos.
Review: Edinburgh-based dance theatre company Curious Seed makes its Edinburgh International Festival debut with Field – Something for the Future Now. This durational and immersive outdoor experience of dance and movement is set in Holyrood Park.
Review: Former Blur frontman continues his quest for the surprising and eclectic with fresh material at the Edinburgh International Festival’s Contemporary Music stage.
Review: Dancemakers from around the world reflect on their home cities through film for the Dancing in the Streets series. Commissioned by and premiered at Edinburgh International Festival, with funding from the British Council.
The inaugural Journey to the East Festival 2021 brings together top contemporary performance and dance performers over an August weekend at Tramway, CCA Glasgow and other venues.
Review: Acclaimed songwriter and singer Nadine Shah brings her insistent and dark indie-pop to Edinburgh International Festival.
Review: Two masters of their instruments – Malian and French – display a sparkling creative synergy at Edinburgh International Festival.
Review: Edinburgh International Festival presents Chineke! chamber ensemble’s thrilling display of extraordinary, ethnically-diverse classical musical talent.