The Usher Hall
The Usher Hall is one of the world's outstanding concert halls. A landmark in the heart of Edinburgh, it has hosted some of the greatest concerts and events in the city for a century.
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Edinburgh International Festival Performances At Usher Hall 2013
Russian National Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra perform two concerts celebrating Russian music at this year’s Festival, under the conductor who founded the ensemble in 1990, Mikhail Pletnev. Beloved masterpieces by Rachmaninov, Glazunov and Scriabin by the RNO with renowned soloist Nikolai Lugansky will leave you breathless.
Ian Bostridge/Lars Vogt: Quite simply one of the world’s most respected and admired tenors, Ian Bostridge is famed for the delicate expression and powerful characterisation of his elegant yet probing performances. He is joined by the esteemed German pianist Lars Vogt, well known as an international concert soloist but also a highly renowned chamber musician.
Bang on A Can All-Stars: Ghosts of the past and present collide through video and sound technology in this evening-long project from the internationally renowned Brooklyn-based Bang on a Can All-Stars, an electric chamber ensemble that brings together some of the world’s most adventurous musical thinkers.
City Noir: Inspired by film noir, big-band jazz and the movies of David Lynch, City Noir is a spectacular symphonic showpiece by US composer John Adams that paints a gripping yet sensual portrait of California’s urban landscape and culture. It also features the world premiere of Festival City, a Festival commission from composer and music technologist Tod Machover who invites us all to contribute to the piece’s creation.