This summer, brand new outdoor theatre company Slapstick Picnic will embark on their first UK tour with a mischievous reimagining of The Importance of Being Earnest.
Bach takes us from breakfast to bedtime; a perfect way to round off your day.
A richly evocative concert of the works of Schubert, the tragically short-lived and deeply-feeling lieder and chamber music composer.
If you’re feeling adventurous after lunch, come along to these virtuoso performances of the great Romantic composer, Rachmaninov.
A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Johannes Brahms; perfect for a reflective afternoon.
Start the day with the intricacy and passion of Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by ROSL prizewinners and overseas scholars, and with refreshments served after the concert.
A smooth late-night concert of jazz classics and new interpretations. Served with a glass of wine – what better way to end the day!
The beauty of Mozart’s wide variety of music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by recent and previous ROSL ARTS prizewinners.
A post-lunch interlude with one of the greatest composers for piano, exploring the fire and the gentility of Chopin’s works.
The favourite of the ROSL Fringe Series, Bach for Breakfast features some of the finest young musicians, prizewinners of ROSL’s Annual Music Competition and scholars from New Zeala…
An endearing display that demonstrates both exceptional vocal and instrumental talents.
Renowned pianist Martin Cousin performs a recital of Rachmaninov to fill the post-lunch relaxation mood. Tea, coffee and pastries included afterwards.
Why are we fascinated by the anti-heroes of the law? From Sherlock Holmes to Luther, we will discuss the modern crime writing interest in the blurred lines between the goodies and …
Powerful improvising pianist and composer Alexander Hawkins and classically trained singer Elaine Mitchener rework and take on the great American Songbook, from 21st-century jazz a…
From Elizabeth Bennett to Hermione Granger, literature inspires readers with spectacular female leads.
Enjoy a relaxing and delicious brunch, accompanied by jazz singer Elaine Mitchener and pianist Alex Hawkins.
Gavin Henderson, formerly of the Philharmonia, a trumpeter, and artistic director of Brighton Festival, Dartington International Summer School, for many years Chair of Arts Council…
Mendelssohn and Webern, peformed by the Solem Quartet. Tea, coffee and other refreshments afterwards.
Considering the Harry Potter phenomenon and other fantasy works, we will be mounting a defence of fantasy! It’s time to acknowledge the explosion of fantastical works in the 20th…
A late night with the soothing French romantics Debussy, Sancan and Renié, performed by the Tasman Duo, Juliana Mysolov (harp), Jonty Coy (flute) and Ian Tindale (piano).
Schubert Quintet D956 with the prizewinning Solem Quartet. Tea, coffee and shortbread served afterwards.
Does the wistful attitude of Robbie Burns longing for the Highlands have the same resonance today as in 19th century Scotland? Alongside today’s hot topics of independence and na…
Enjoy the Russian greats, Shostakovitch, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov, with the Solem Quartet and the Tasman Duo. Includes a glass of wine afterwards.
What could be better than a leisurely brunch accompanied by the mellifluous harp, performed by prize winner Juliana Mysolov. Includes delicious Edinburgh fayre.
A late night with the prize-winning Ferio Saxophone Quartet, performing Glass, Nyman and Lago in the midnight hours. Includes a glass of wine afterwards.
Deep blue is the most popular colour in the world. Artist Hilary Hope Guise investigates the endless meanings of the colour itself. Tea, coffee and pastries afterwards.
Beethoven and contemporaries.
Artist and lecturer Hilary Guise speaks about the significance and history of the colour red. Tea, coffee and pastries included afterwards.
Brahms and contemporaries, featuring the Ferio Saxophone Quartet, Chad Vindin (piano), Gillian Keith (soprano), Henry Neill (baritone), Emily Sun (violin), and many others.
Soothing late night guitar with Sean Shibe, playing works by Benjamin Britten, John Dowland and William Walton. Includes a glass of wine afterwards.
Chopin and the romantics.
Bach and contemporaries.
Mozart and contemporaries.
2014 Caine Prize shortlisted author Tendai Huchu reads from his new novel and reveals how the heritage, traditions and vibrancy of African storytelling continue to inspire and infl…
Night and Day, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Everytime You Say Goodbye.
Author Leila Aboulela, the first winner of the Caine Prize in 2000, reads from her new novel and reveals how the heritage, traditions and vibrancy of African storytelling continue …
Rhapsody in Blue, Embraceable You, Summertime, I Got Rhythm and more – Gershwin’s greatest hits remastered by virtuoso pianist Viv McLean.
Tommy Foggo and his cello are a superhero duo going on epic adventures, overcoming impossible odds – singing and sharing fun with friends along the way! Coffee/tea, fruit juice a…
Gillian Keith, soprano.
A retelling of the love affair between Debussy and high soprano Blanche Vasnier, blending songs and readings from letters, diaries and memoirs.
Stylish musical nightcap.
Relaxed Sunday morning at 100 Princes Street.
Blend one part jazz sax with one part classical accordion for a refreshing musical brew.
Heady musical cocktail of Fitkin, Nyman, Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos served by master mixologists Huw Wiggin (saxophone) and James Sherlock (piano).
Prepare to be amazed by QUATTRO cello quartet from New Zealand, in their brilliant transcription of Shostakovich’s searing 8th quartet.
Music by Schubert including Grand Duo and Trout Quintet.
Four hands – two pianos – one flute.
Mendelssohn, Schumann and romantic composers performed by international award-winning musicians Solem Quartet, Ruben Palma (cello), and pianists Jan Hugo, James Sherlock, Alexander…
Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, and the obsessive passion of Janacek’s Intimate letters: a lethal late night musical potion with Stephen de Pledge …
16th sell-out series.
Works by Brahms and other 19th century masters.
16th year sell-out series, award-winning musicians including Charlotte Ashton flute, Solem Quartet, Zelkova Quartet, Quattro (cello quartet), Françoise-Green piano duo, pianists J…
Music by Chopin and other romantic composers performed by international award-winning musicians including cellist Matthew Sharp, Catherine Kwak, pianists Jan Hugo, James Sherlock, …
Scottish classical accordionist Paul Chamberlain astounds with his virtuosic take on Mozart, Rossini, Rachmaninov, Piazzolla, Rossini, Wieniawski and more.
Watercolours, oils and prints of Scottish landscapes and wildlife by artist Leo du Feu and Susan Smith. Open daily. www.rosl.org.uk
When a classical accordionist and a jazz sax player meet, this is the result! Paul Chamberlain and Michael Haywood perform a selection of music which will delve into the seductive …
A heady cocktail of Fitkin, Piazzola, Ravel and Turnage: plus surprise ingredients served by master musical mixologists Huw Wiggin (saxophone) and James Sherlock (piano).
Four hands - one piano - Bach chorales - Kurtag - Frank Zappa.
Music by Schubert performed by award-winning musicians including Thomas Atkins tenor, Alexander Knight baritone, pianists Carson Becke, Somi Kim, Joseph Middleton, Françoise-Green…
Tempest flute trio amaze and beguile with their magical programme blending music by Bernstein, Debussy, Ellington Chick Correa and Tempest commissions.
Fifteenth sell-out series.
Janacek Piano Sonata From the Street, Pohadka (Fairy Tale) and Bartok 5th String Quartet with Yelian He cello, Yasmin Rowe piano.
15th year sell-out series: award-winning musicians including Thomas Atkins tenor, Morgan Pearse baritone, pianists Somi Kim and Joseph Middleton, Trinity Trio, and Lazarus Quartet.
Music by Chopin and other romantic composers performed by international award-winning musicians including cellist Yelian He, pianists Carson Becke, Sophia Dee, Yasmin Rowe, James S…
Opera singer Ann Liebeck and Edinburgh pianist Guy Newbury will perform songs by Granados, Ginastera, de Falla, Villa Lobos and Lecuona.
An ageing singer in a Buenos Aires cabaret, Violetta refuses to let illness overcome her as she sings her impassioned tango songs each night for her clients.
Accordionist Paul Chamberlain returns to the Fringe with a programme of original works and transcriptions including Weber’s famous Konzertstück in F Minor, along with pieces by Ra…
Edinburgh Printmakers return to Over-Seas House Edinburgh in summer 2014 to exhibit more stunning work by some of Scotland’s best known printmakers. www.rosl.org.uk
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