Edinburgh Festival dates for Linn artists

The Edinburgh International Festival attracts many of the world's finest performances.  The 2009 festival, which runs from Friday 14th August to Sunday 6 September, features many Linn Records artists, some of whom perform annually at this festival.


15 August 2009 Sir Willard White
Usher Hall

An evening with one of the world's best loved singers Sir Willard White, including songs by Ives, Britten, Quilter, well known spirituals and Copland's Old American Songs.


20 August 2009 Hebrides Ensemble with Christopher Maltman (baritone)
The Queens Hall

Christopher Maltman is renowned for the intensity, character and emotion of his singing. The Hebrides Ensemble is fast becoming a Festival favourite.


21 August 2009 Dunedin Consort 
Greyfriars Kirk

Dunedin Consort performs Bach's Dialogue Cantatas along with two of Bach's chorale preludes for organ


26 August 2009 Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Sir Charles Mackerras
Usher Hall

Symphony No 70 is one of Haydn's most flamboyant pieces. In contrast, in his Seven last words of our saviour on the cross, all seven movements are slow and dark.

22 August 2009 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE)
Usher Hall

The Orchestra is famous for its fresh sound, with musicians playing on period instruments and pouring their passion into the music, led by Sir Roger Norrington.


26 August 2009 Scottish Ensemble
The Queen's Hall

James MacMillan's cantata for choir and strings has become one of the composer's most loved works, for which the Ensemble is joined by chamber choir Tenebrae.


26 August 2009  James Gilchrist
The Hub

Burns's song Scots Wha Hae appears here in Pietro Urbani's musical depiction of the Battle of Bannockburn, as part of a feast of curiosities from Enlightenment Edinburgh.


02 September 2009 Retrospect Trio
Greyfriars Kirk

Matthew Halls directs from the keyboard in a concert featuring Carolyn Sampson.


06 September 2009 Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO)
Ross Bandstand

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus lead a rousing night of Handel's most famous works. Pyrovision choreograph a stunning fireworks display with the music.