ETED EVENTS West Princes Street Gardens, 7:30pm. £16.50/£14.50

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East Princes Street Gardens 8:30pm, £10.00

Scotland’s biggest—ever open—air classical music spectacular.

The Scottish National Orchestras: Royal Scottish National Orchestra,

Scottish (Ihamlier Orchestra and the Orchestra of Scottish ()pera.

Scottish Opera soloists Catriona Smith (soprano, left) and Donald Maxwell

(baritone). (Iontluctors James Maci‘Millan and Richard Armstrong.

| / Assembly Rooms, George St 9pm-Iate, £12.50

.-\ night of traditional concerts and ceilitlhs into the small hours.

Boys of the Lough with Aly Bain, Ceolbeg, The Robert Fish Band & Callanish Ceilidh Band.


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Spectacular finale to a momentous (lay. the world premiere ()l- Drumming hp 7711’ Nation by 'lransc l'ixpress direct from Marseillc. liRl'ZlC. Assemble in Parliament Square at 10:45pm. Finale in Princes Street after the Gardens concerts finish.

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Tickets also from TICKETLINE, Assembly Rms, George St 0131 220 4349; VIRGIN (Edinburgh) Princes St. 0131 220 3234; VIRGIN (Glasgow) Argyle St. 0141 204 5151; RIPPING (Edinburgh) 8. Bridge in person only/Garbage only; EDINBURGH & SCOTLAND INFO CENTRE, Waverley Centre, Princes St. (in person only). All tickets carry a £1 booking fee.