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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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EdinburghSaint-Saëns' Organ Symphony

Stravinsky, Ruders, Saint-Saëns
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Mahan Esfahani

EdinburghDvořák Seven

Perry, Korngold, Dvořák
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Christian Reif; Philippe Quint

EdinburghThe Sixteen - The Choral Pilgrimage 2022: An Old Belief

Parry, Traditional, McDowall, Campion, Howells
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen

EdinburghBeethoven Five

Haydn, Widmann, Beethoven
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Elim Chan; Jörg Widmann; Dunedin Consort

EdinburghTchaikovsky Four

Khachaturian, MacMillan, Tchaikovsky
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Alexander Lazarev; Karen Cargill

EdinburghAinadamarNew production

Scottish Opera
Golijov: Ainadamar
Stuart Stratford; Deborah Colker; Scottish Opera; Jon Bausor; Paul Keogan; The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
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RSNO season begins with marvellous Britten but too pristine Stravinsky

Stefan Jackiw makes Britten's Violin Concerto sing, but Thomas Søndergård's RSNO Rite of Spring is too well-behaved and David Fennessy's Riot Act is dull.
***11
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Edinburgh International Festival closes with a magnificent Gerontius

The festival's final concert marks several endings, including the fulfilment of Sir Andrew Davis' Elgar oratorio cycle with the RSNO.
*****
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An epic Mahler 3 at the Edinburgh International Festival

From performing Mahler in a pared-down chamber arrangement in an empty hall two years ago, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra returns to the “full fat” variety in a packed Usher Hall. 

*****
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Out of the shadows: Mahler’s Seventh from Bychkov and the Czech Phil

For its second concert at the Edinburgh International Festival, the Czech Phil offers colourful, rousing playing in Gustav Mahler's Seventh Symphony. 
****1
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Slavic homelands: Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic in Edinburgh

Festive Dvořák, intense Martinů with Katia and Marielle Labèque, and an awesome performance of Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass at the Edinburgh International Festival.

****1
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Paris 1913 brought to life by Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth

Two works premiered in Paris in 1913 – Lili Boulanger's Faust et Hélène and Stravinsky The Rite of Spring – excite the Edinburgh International Festival audience... but spark no riots. 

****1
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