Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

Ross Theatre & Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 21:00

Unforgettable orchestral classics and 400,000 fireworks launched from Edinburgh’s iconic Castle make this one of the biggest fireworks concerts in the world.

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 world’s most prestigious vocal competition — joins the SCO for a selection of vocal and orchestral music from Bizet’s Carmen

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

First part (without fireworks) 
 Selection from Carmen 

Second part (with fireworks) 
Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila  
Dukas The Sorcerer’s Apprentice  
Berlioz Ball, March to the Scaffold & Witches’ Sabbath from Symphonie fantastique

United Kingdom
Ross Theatre & Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, EH2 2HG
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