Performing Arts Reviews

Edinburgh International Festival 2020, 'My Light Shines On'

Over One Million Arts Lovers Embrace My Light Shines On

Online Review

In a defiant response to the Covid crisis, Edinburgh International Festival brought together a comprehensive collection of major performances on its YouTube channel from a variety of premier international and Scottish artists, together with major national commissions and special light installations in the Festival’s regular venues across the capital.

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Bethan Langford (Second Lady), Jeni Bern (First Lady) and Sioned Gwen Davies (Third Lady) in The Magic Flute. Scottish Opera 2019. Credit James Glossop

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

Until 29 June Review

The Magic Flute, Mozart’s magical singspiel rooted in fairy tale heroes and damsels in distress, is presented by Scottish Opera in Glasgow before touring Scotland and showing in London and Belfast later this year

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long shadows: Kings Theatre

Kings Theatre: Rebus Long Shadows

Until Oct 13 Review

In this production, we join the protagonist in his later years, with Rebus riddled with COPD, unkempt and struggling to find any joy in his retirement – in short – the Rebus fans of  novels have come to love. 

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E.D.S. Gallery: featured artist Joyce Gunn Cairns

Until November Review

This display explores the purity of certain dainty subjects, apparent in the pastel color schemes, the natural state of the surrounding environment, and the expressions of suave, yet innocent contemplation on the subject’s faces, which Cairns presents with extreme sensitivity.

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