Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
  • Edinburgh International Festival

The spectacular Virgin Money Fireworks Concert brings together unforgettable orchestral classics from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and fireworks specially choreographed by international pyrotechnics artists Pyrovision " all set against the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. See the Orchestra up close from a seat at the Ross Theatre, or enjoy a picnic with family in the Gardens. Over 400,000 fireworks launched from the Castle make this one of the biggest fireworks concerts in the world.

Edinburgh-born mezzo soprano Catriona Morison, winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017 " the worlds most prestigious vocal competition " joins the SCO for a selection of vocal and orchestral music from Bizets Carmen.

After the dazzling colours of Glinkas Ruslan and Ludmila Overture, get set for a thrilling ride into a world of musical magic and mystery. Dukas The Sorcerers Apprentice was made world famous in Disneys Fantasia. Berlioz Symphonie fantastique closes with a fiery finale.

First part (without fireworks)

BizetSelection from Carmen

Second part (with fireworks)

GlinkaOverture to Ruslan and LudmilaDukasThe Sorcerers ApprenticeBerliozBall, March to the Scaffold & Witches Sabbath from Symphonie fantastique

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Natalie Murray Beale Conductor

Catriona Morison Mezzo soprano

First part (without fireworks)

Bizet Selection from Carmen

Second part (with fireworks)

Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Dukas The Sorcerers Apprentice

Berlioz Ball, March to the Scaffold & Witches Sabbath from Symphonie fantastique

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