I've managed to catch Diana Damrau on a rest day.
There's a long tradition in jazz of bandleader-composers writing music specifically with the musicians they've chosen in mind.
Fans of raucous rackets of a retro kind should head to Leith this week for the first ever Franklin-Fest, which brings together some fourteen beat combos for three days and nights of live music.
Delphian records is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Mr McFall's Chamber, the ever-adventurous group formed by Scottish Chamber Orchestra violinist Robert McFall, with special offers on recordings the ensemble has made for the label.
A TINY Hebridean island - more famous for slate than rock - has played host to a chart-topping indie band.
A sign of growing self-confidence in any young arts festival is having the courage to really push the envelope on a milestone birthday.