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The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

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Edinburgh Playhouse
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Sat 18 Feb 2023
  Tickets available from £33.00
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Concert
This show has an interval
Get ready to be moved with Festival of The Dead’s brand-new show, ‘The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight’, an evening that brings a glorious mashup of head-banging hits, classical instruments and an abundance of candles!

Edinburgh Playhouse

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Sat 18 Feb 2023
18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
This show has an interval
Sat at 19:30
Age guidance 14+
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Featuring the classical reimaginings of a 13-piece Chamber Orchestra, guests will be able to re-live and experience some of the most well-known and well-loved Rock & Metal songs from the last 40 years, including the likes of Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park and more.

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Audiences can expect the soul-stirring sounds of orchestral instruments fused with the vivacious energy and distorted tones of Rock and Metal - all performed live, in stunning, candlelit surroundings.

“We’ve seen a real resurgence in rock music over the last few months thanks to the likes of Olivia Rodrigo, Willow and Eurovision song contest winner Maneskin who are dominating the charts right now”, comments Nathan Reed, Founder of Festival of The Dead. “Our orchestra plays huge rock and metal tracks paying homage to the golden eras but also appealing to a completely new generation. We’ve found something really special.”

“The feedback has been incredible”, continues Nathan. “Like most of us, we’re really pleased to see the return of live music and it’s been extremely rewarding to be able to put on shows like this, particularly as the industry starts to regain strength. We’re massively excited for the future of The Rock Orchestra and look forward to seeing the show continue in its success.”

So, crack out those headbands, dust off your leather jackets and join us for an unforgettable evening, as The Rock Orchestra takes you on a musical journey from the tear jerkers and fist pumpers, to the all-out sing-alongs!

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Edinburgh Playhouse

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
Edinburgh Waverley Station
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
The theatre bars are located on the stalls, mezzanine, circle and balcony levels offering a wide selection of wines, spirits, beers and soft drinks. Why not be added to the Managers Guest List and reserve a table for you and your party in our luxurious new bar The Boards. Contact the venue direct to book your table 0131 524 3372.
Select one of our bespoke packages, or we can tailor individual events to your requirements. Please note the Greenside Lane Bistro is located 25 steps up from street level and the Ambassador Lounge is located 33 steps up from street level.
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

Edinburgh Playhouse started life as a large, single screen cinema in 1929. In 1980, the building was sold again and reopened as a fully functional theatre. Since then, the Playhouse has been host to some of the world's biggest musicals, including Les Misérables and Mamma Mia.

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Edinburgh Playhouse

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Sat 18 Feb 2023
18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
This show has an interval
Sat at 19:30
Age guidance 14+
For group bookings of 10 or more: