Scottish Sinfonia

Scottish Sinfonia

The programme features Vocalise, Piano Concerto No 4 in G (soloist Adam Davies) and Symphony No 2 in E minor. 

American Folk and Gospel Traditions with the Mystic Chorale

American Folk and Gospel Traditions with the Mystic Chorale

The Mystic Chorale is an interactive 50-voice chorus from Boston, Massachusetts which has been bringing their audiences into the singing experience for 30 years, creating living co… 

Cold Turkey Blues

Cold Turkey Blues

Cold Turkey Blues – singer/songwriter Chris Ray King with a one-off, solo acoustic set. Storytelling, dark humour, romance and a surprisingly high body count. 

Alastair Savage and Alice Allen, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Alice Allen, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair has performed throughout the world as a traditional and classical performer. Here he blends his versatile fiddle sound with one of Scotland’s rising stars. Cellist Alice Allen has already recorded alongside many of the country’s top artists including former BBC young traditional musician of the year Robyn Stapleton, the multitalented Innes Watson and more recently guitar supremo John Goldie… 

Boys in Sync

Boys in Sync

The performance Boys in Sync presents three young men with different archives exploring the concept of masculinity. The performers work with simple movement patterns which unfold through lengthy repeated sequences and create a constant tension between success and failure, harmony and disharmony… 

Mémoires d'un Amnésique (The Life and Music of Erik Satie)

Mémoires d'un Amnésique (The Life and Music of Erik Satie)

In equal parts, a piano recital, a one-man play and a surrealist film, amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience. In character, Alex Metcalfe performs Satie’s most important works, set in the privacy of his Arceuil apartment… 

Yo Wu Debut Recital

Yo Wu Debut Recital

Multi talented nine-year-old Taiwanese musician Yo Wu, having her debut recital at Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Yoyo started to learn the piano and violin at age of 5 and she has composed since the age of six… 

Veronica Yen Piano Recitals

Veronica Yen Piano Recitals

International, award-winning concert pianist Veronica Yen returns to Edinburgh. Veronica is much-admired worldwide for her sensitivity, creativity and deep expression. This year, she presents Beethoven’s Les Adieux in a literary way, alongside with Albeniz’s Spanish dances, Chopin’s Mazurkas and her own new compositions… 

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The RTO will once again endeavour to transcend all the expected orchestral clichés. You should recognise all the music and enjoy the few that you don’t. Each piece of music will be introduced to avoid any confusion… 

The Merry Widow (Lehár)

The Merry Widow (Lehár)

Scotland’s professional touring company celebrates 10 years with one of the world’s best-loved operettas. Set in the romantic city of Paris, various suitors squabble to win the hand of the recently widowed, but very wealthy, Hannah Glawari… 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

This acclaimed London-based cellist makes her annual visit to the Fringe to perform all Bach’s glorious solo cello suites in three consecutive performances. Come and experience once again Anne-Isabel Meyer’s performances in St Cuthbert’s Parish Church… 

Devon Knows How They Make It So Musical! (Free)

Devon Knows How They Make It So Musical! (Free)

Join us for a magical, marvellous hour of songs from your favourite movie musicals including Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman and some Disney classics. Travelling to Edinburgh from deepest, darkest Devonshire, Take Note Community Choir have been bringing joy and enthusiastic singing to audiences for nine years and have enjoyed tours in West Sussex and Chinon, France… 

Violin and Cello

Violin and Cello

Join this talented duo as they play a selection of much-loved pieces from the duo’s repertoire. An afternoon of enjoyment. 

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud, Scotland’s LGBT a cappella singing sensation, is back at the Fringe to perform its annual concert in support of Waverley Care: Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity… 

Scottish Sinfonia

Scottish Sinfonia

Mahler Symphony No 4 in G major. Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Mozart Symphony No 35 in D – Haffner. Elizabeth Roberts soprano. Neil Mantle conductor. Hear these exciting works live as they happen performed by our ninety musicians – there is no substitute. 

Falstaff

Falstaff

Scotland’s professional touring company returns with Verdi’s comic masterpiece. Based on Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor, Falstaff is as energetic and exciting musically as it is dramatically... 

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Orchestra of the Canongait

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Orchestra of the Canongait

The Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) premiered in October 1893, conducted by the composer himself, only nine days prior to his death. It spans the widest extremes of human emotions, from light-hearted frivolity to the deepest depths of melancholy... 

Alastair Savage and Gregor Blamey, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Gregor Blamey, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage is one of Scotland's most versatile fiddle performers. A prizewinner on traditional Scots fiddle, he has played throughout the world as a member of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and other leading instrumental ensembles... 

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Scotland's LGBT choir, Loud and Proud, is back in support of Waverley Care, Scotland's HIV and Hepatitis C charity. Expect Scottish songs from Burns to The Proclaimers, as well as favourites from a wide range of genres, all performed a cappella with the choir's trademark enthusiasm and warmth – and more than a dash of silliness! The music may make you smile, surprise you or bring tears to your eyes, but most of all, you will experience their joy in singing together as a community... 

Pitchcraft

Pitchcraft

Edinburgh's stunning and versatile choir has sold out every concert and show they've done since they began at the end of 2015. This year, Pitchcraft presents another spectacular combination of unique, powerful a cappella arrangements to suit every age and musical taste... 

Evening Piano Recital – Santa Ignace

Evening Piano Recital – Santa Ignace

International award-winning concert pianist Santa Ignace began her studies with her father, a jazz pianist and conductor. With precision and skill Santa then combined these early jazz influences with 30 years of intense study and performance in the field of classical music... 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

This acclaimed London-based cellist makes her annual visit to the Fringe to perform all Bach's glorious solo cello suites in three consecutive performances. Come and experience once again Anne-Isabel Meyer’s performances in St Cuthbert’s Parish Church... 

Talking Heads – Bed Among the Lentils

Talking Heads – Bed Among the Lentils

Alan Bennett is an institution in Britain – he can encapsulate a world of voices within a single monologue. Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with Talking Heads, his series of 12 such monologues... 

A Pitch in Time

A Pitch in Time

Join multi award-winning Amersham A Cappella as they celebrate their Fringe debut. A sensational hour of spine-tingling vocal harmonies and foot tapping rhythms awaits you. From Motown to contemporary rock and pop... 

Classic Conjuring

Classic Conjuring

Experience the wonders of magical mysteries and classic sleight of hand in an interactive freestyle performance with master close-up magician Dr Taliesin at his first Edinburgh Fringe Festival appearance... 

Scottish Sinfonia

Scottish Sinfonia

Russian Spectacular! Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Nutcracker Suite, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor (Soloist Jill Morton) and Borodin Symphony No 3. Experience this thrilling music live! There is no substitute! 

The Pearl Fishers

The Pearl Fishers

Scotland’s professional touring company returns with Bizet’s moving tale, featuring one of opera's favourite duets. Set in Ceylon, two men’s vow of friendship is threatened by their obsession with the same woman, a beautiful priestess, who battles to suppress her feelings of love in order to uphold her sacred oath... 

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone: Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone: Scotland and Beyond

An exciting collaboration featuring two of the country's most versatile instrumentalists. Both musicians are members of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and have travelled the world performing with many of Britain's leading ensembles... 

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Scotland's LGBT a capella singing sensation is back at the Fringe! Loud and Proud, Scotland's LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scotland's HIV and Hepatitis C charity Waverley Care... 

Bohemians: From Broadway to Hollywood!

Bohemians: From Broadway to Hollywood!

Join the Bohemians on a whistle stop tour of all your favourite musicals from stage and screen! Featuring songs from shows ranging from Mamma Mia to Kiss Me Kate and Calamity Jane to Beauty and the Beast! Something for all the family... 

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The RTO has had another successful international tour to add to New York, London, Utrecht and Glasgow. This year we graced Stockholm with our usual gusto. Sweden takes its music seriously so we hope that we added a bit of levity: a new dimension for the music scene... 

Scottish Sinfonia

Scottish Sinfonia

Experience the thrill of hearing Saint-Saens' exciting Organ Symphony live. No recorded performance, however brilliantly engineered, can reproduce the full dynamic range of a live, real time performance! Also included are works by Debussy (L'Apres Midi), Respighi (Fountains of Rome) and Webern Passacaglia... 

La Traviata

La Traviata

Scotland's Opera Bohemia returns to the Fringe for its seventh year with one of the world’s most loved operas, La Traviata. Verdi's masterpiece tells the tale of the famous courtesan Violetta, who commits the cardinal sin of falling in love... 

Mozart, Schumann and Visions of Dunedin for French Horn and Piano

Mozart, Schumann and Visions of Dunedin for French Horn and Piano

The Fringe debut of new Edinburgh-based father and son French horn duo James and David Goodenough. In the sublime, atmospheric surroundings of St Cuthbert's Church, a lunchtime concert featuring Mozart's E flat Horn Concerto KV 447, Robert Schumann's Adagio and Allegro Op 70 and the Fringe premiere of David's new work for Horn and Piano, Visions of Dunedin, performed in the building for which it was written... 

Mozart Vespers K339 and Vivaldi Gloria RV589

Mozart Vespers K339 and Vivaldi Gloria RV589

A two-part programme, sung by acclaimed local choir and directed by Stephen Doughty in the fine setting of St Cuthbert's Church. An acoustic delight for lovers of popular sacred music. 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

Come and experience Anne-Isabel Meyer, the London-based cellist who returns again to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform all the Bach Cello Suites over three days. 'Meyer's mastery of the bow imbued the music with a warm air' (BroadwayBaby... 

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone, Scotland and Beyond

An exciting collaboration between one of Scotland's most versatile fiddle exponents and virtuoso English cellist Tom Rathbone. Individually, they have performed worldwide in many of Britain's leading ensembles and will combine to perform Scenes of Liberation which is Alastair's powerful musical depiction of sites he visited in Northern France connected to the Second World War... 

Best of the Bohemians

Best of the Bohemians

Best of the Bohemians have everything you’d expect from a concert of musical theatre. The setlist is a dynamic range of old and new; mixing Gershwin with new off-broadway hits such as Heathers: The Musical and, crucially, ending Act 1 with a rendition of One Day More... 

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers travel from London bringing a cornucopia of a cappella choral delights from around the world: spirituals, part-songs, classical, folk songs and popular standards. Comments on the show include: ‘Sensitive singing’, ‘A high quality of performance’ and ‘The audience were gripped from beginning to end’... 

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers travel from London bringing a cornucopia of a cappella choral delights from around the world: spirituals, part-songs, classical, folk songs and popular standards. Comments on the show include: ‘Sensitive singing’, ‘A high quality of performance’ and ‘The audience were gripped from beginning to end’... 

Scottish Sinfonia

Scottish Sinfonia

Strauss Don Juan; Faure Pavane; Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending (Danny Miller violin); Elgar Symphony No 1 in Ab major, Opus 55. Conducted by Neil Mantle. An exciting programme including Classic FM favourites... 

Kingdom Singers @ St Cuthbert's

Kingdom Singers @ St Cuthbert's

Dunfermline’s Kingdom Singers return to the Festival in this their 21st anniversary year. This vibrant choir’s program is designed to please all, consisting of Scottish songs and show tunes, plus favourites, old and new. 

A Bohemians' Rhapsody

A Bohemians' Rhapsody

Following their hugely successful Scottish amateur premiere production of Sister Act, The Bohemians celebrate 10 years on the Fringe with fabulous showbiz hits from stage and screen including a sneak preview of their next production Legally Blonde. 

Chap at the Door and The Aftermath

Chap at the Door and The Aftermath

Behind every person misusing substances is a family. Chap at the Door and The Aftermath is a unique family written and performed two-part illustration providing a family perspective on the impact of substance misuse... 

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud, Scotland’s LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scottish HIV and Hepatitis C charity, Waverley Care. This year the choir will celebrate their 10th birthday in style with a walk down memory lane, revisiting some of their favourite songs from the past 10 years... 

Mrs Tobit Tells All

Mrs Tobit Tells All

Mrs Tobit Tells All – Blazing Grannies return with a classic quest to claim the treasure, defeat the monster, marry the girl, and achieve health and happiness for all, aided by a mysterious companion... 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

Come and experience once again Anne-Isabel Meyer’s performances of the six Cello Suites over three days in St Cuthbert’s Parish Church. 

The Really Terrible Orchestra

The Really Terrible Orchestra

We celebrate our 20th Birthday this year. We have commissioned new music which, with our unlimited ability to interpret, will keep you guessing. Familiar music will have a special edge that will keep you guessing... 

Alasdair Cameron, a Piano Recital

Alasdair Cameron, a Piano Recital

Alasdair Cameron, former student of Louis Kentner and Joyce Hatto, debuted in London’s Royal Festival Hall’s Purcell Room. He eventually moved to Europe, and spent 14 years performing, teaching and coaching in Rome, Frankfurt and Salzburg... 

Organ Recitals @ St Cuthbert's

Organ Recitals @ St Cuthbert's

A series of six lunchtime recitals on the renowned Walker organ. Featuring John Kitchen, Ruaraidh Sutherland, Lee Dunleavy, Ingrid Sawers with Jeremy Cull, Kevin Bowyer, and Simon Nieminski... 

The Pity of War

The Pity of War

David Corkhill conducts the Edinburgh Festival Ensemble and singers Stuart Murray Mitchell and Hugh Hillyard-Parker in his adaptation of a song cycle of the Wilfred Owen war poems in Britten's War Requiem: The Pity of War. 

The Sound of Hungary in Choral Music and Choral Singing

The Sound of Hungary in Choral Music and Choral Singing

The New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir was established on 1 February 2010 from the members of the Liszt Academy’s Alma Mater Choir and from the freshly graduated students of the Liszt Academy... 

NCCGB Fringe Concert

NCCGB Fringe Concert

With singers from throughout the UK, 200 young musicians from the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain will perform a wide variety of repertoire on their first visit to the Fringe... 

MacMillan Cantos Sagrados Vivaldi Gloria

MacMillan Cantos Sagrados Vivaldi Gloria

Juxtaposing poetry of political repression against religious texts, MacMillan's Cantos Sagrados protests against the disappearances of the politically inconvenient. The striking dissonance propels us unceremoniously into the violence of 1970s Latin America... 

Scottish Sinfonia

Scottish Sinfonia

Wagner’s Flying Dutchman Overture. Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde. Wesendonk Lieder (Catriona Morison – Mezzo Soprano). Brahms’ Symphony No.1 in C minor opus 68... 

Music @ St Cuthberts

Music @ St Cuthberts

Come and hear accomplished music scholars from Fettes College, Edinburgh give a lunchtime recital of vocal and instrumental music in the magnificent surroundings of St Cuthbert's Parish Church. 

Loud & Proud on the Fringe

Loud & Proud on the Fringe

Loud & Proud, Scotland's LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scottish HIV and Hepatitis C charity, Waverley Care. Fresh from representing their country at the international Various Voices festival in Dublin, the choir will perform another diverse programme featuring hits from the movies, pop anthems, gospel, Scottish favourites and timeless Irish classics... 

Kimbolton School Chamber Choir

Kimbolton School Chamber Choir

The Chamber Choir of Kimbolton School, Cambridgeshire, presents a varied programme of sacred and secular music ranging from the English Renaissance through to the present day, including a performance of Benjamin Britten’s ever-popular cantata Rejoice in the Lamb... 

105 Note Out!

105 Note Out!

Entering their 106th year on the Edinburgh amateur musical theatre scene and fresh from their sell-out run of Grease in March, The Bohemians present an evening of songs and music from film favourites to Broadway and the West End, Stephen Schwartz to Sondheim... 

King David's Wives

King David's Wives

The Old Testament story of King David is quite a romp. For a highly-revered shepherd-turned-king, David was extremely badly behaved. But those were different days, so a show about the King’s various wives – plural – means simultaneous marriages, not successive ones... 

Gianni Schicchi

Gianni Schicchi

Opera Bohemia, Scotland's dynamic professional company, returns to the Fringe with Puccini's one act comedy gem! A stellar cast including BBC Kiri Prize winner Shuna Sendall, Scottish Opera Emerging Artist Andrew McTaggart, Royal Opera House debutant Andrew Dickinson, and Scottish singing legend Alan Watt, are joined by the Opera Bohemia Ensemble, featuring some of Scotland's finest young musicians... 

Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits does pretty much what it says on the tin: runs through some of the Bard’s best-known monologues and soliloquies, from Jaques’ “All the world’s a stage” to Hamlet’s “To be or not to be”... 

Festival Concert

Festival Concert

The choir was founded by Arthur Sutton in 1994 and has performed in Scotland and Germany and we are proud to perform in Edinburgh as a testimony to his vision of two decades ago. The choir repertoire covers modern show music, classical numbers and Scottish songs. 

Mozart's Great C Minor Mass, K427

Mozart's Great C Minor Mass, K427

Following their huge success in last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Fettes College Consort and Players return to this year’s festival with another of Mozart’s brilliant Mass settings... 

Shakespeare in Song

Shakespeare in Song

Shakespeare in Song attempts to bring the works of Shakespeare to life using songs from through the centuries and chosen complimentary verses. Following a theme of the seasons, through to love and death, and ending with the power of music, In Voice and Verse take us on a beautiful journey through these wonderful pieces... 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

This accomplished London-based cellist returns once again to the Fringe to perform the six cello suites over three days. Come and enjoy a rarely heard, not to be missed experience. 

Facade

Facade

The Edinburgh Festival Ensemble is joined by conductor David Corkhill to perform Walton's witty, jazz influenced Facade. 

Organ Recitals @ St Cuthbert's

Organ Recitals @ St Cuthbert's

A series of six lunchtime recitals on the renowned Walker Organ. Featuring Andrew Caskie, John Butt, John Kitchen, Jesse Ratcliffe, David Goodenough and Simon Bertram with Jeremy Cull... 

Summer Concert

Summer Concert

The Edinburgh Incidental Orchestra returns to the Fringe with a popular programme of English and French Music. R Vaughan Williams: Overture to the Poisoned Kiss, G Finzi: Cello Concerto, Debussy: La Mer and Ravel: Bolero... 

Summer Idyll

Summer Idyll

The Edinburgh Festival Ensemble, under its founder Ian J Munro, performs an evening of music including Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Copland's Appalachian Spring. 

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions is an outstanding male voice choir of 30 young singers based in south-west London. They have a wide repertoire and present a medley of songs from many different genres; pop classics, show tunes, spirituals, traditional songs and barbershop... 

Piano Recital - Classical Masterpieces Major and Minor

Piano Recital - Classical Masterpieces Major and Minor

Vide sopra! Alasdair returned to Scotland after 14 years in Europe to be hailed as ‘a master’ (EdinburghGuide.com). He has appeared in Edinburgh’s Queen's Hall, Glasgow’s City Halls Recital Room and London’s Purcell Room (where he debuted)... 

Maartje Teussink

Maartje Teussink

This songwriter/composer from the Netherlands will perform live music created on different instruments and played and arranged with effects. The songs are focused on creative minds and take the audience on an adventurous musical trip. 

Golden Age of the Xylophone

Golden Age of the Xylophone

Ian Munro and Gilmour Macleod return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with another programme of exciting xylophone music. Programme includes the Sabre Dance and Flight of the Bumble Bee and some ragtime music.