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  • Chailly to be Music Director of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra

    14 Aug 2015 - Tom Service - Guardian [ news ]

    The 62-year-old Italian conductor Riccardo Chailly is to be Music Director of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra – a five-year contract will commence next year.

  • REVIEW: Hit The Road

    14 Aug 2015 - Kyle Walker - Whats on North website [ review ]

    Mad Hatters, Inverness – Thursday 13th August.

  • Arts News

    14 Aug 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Edinburgh’s Playtime jazz session has announced three August promotions as part of its host venue, the Outhouse in Broughton Street Lane’s Fringe programme.

  • Proms: Late Night with … BBC 1Xtra review – grime/classical clash is a neat fit

    13 Aug 2015 - Kieran Yates - Guardian [ news ]

    4 / 5 stars

    Royal Albert Hall, London.

  • Arts News

    13 Aug 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    The Troubles, a collaboration between New Zealand-based musicians and players from the Scottish jazz and traditional music scenes, play a concert in the Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh on August 15 before concluding their Edinburgh Fringe run at the Famous Spiegeltent in St Andrew Square on August 17 at 11pm.

  • Arts News

    12 Aug 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    The family of the late traditional musician George Jackson are throwing a party in his honour to mark the induction of one of his former bands, Ossian, into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame.


    11 Aug 2015 - Phil Miller - Herald [ news ]

    The Harmonium Project, a free outdoor animated performance that lit up the city’s key concert hall, to celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, attracted 19,500 people.

  • The best classical music of the Fringe

    8 Aug 2015 - Ken Walton - Scotsman [ news ]

    From organ recitals and opera to a piano that’s strung back-to-front, the Fringe offers a host of colourful partnerships and performances.

  • Expedia's new Festival Playlister app builds playlists based on event lineups

    5 Aug 2015 - Christina O'Neill - Evening Times [ news ]

    Getting those summer blues? Expedia's new music app, the Festival Playlister, will help bring back memories from your favourite music events.

  • Meet Glaswegian megastar Ray Harris who's mobbed by fans overseas but unknown in his home city

    5 Aug 2015 - Peter Swindon - Evening Times [ news ]

    He is mobbed by fans at airports and plays to crowds of more than 20,000 at huge music festivals in Southeast Asia - but most people in Ray Harris’s hometown of Glasgow have never heard of him.

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