Go behind the scenes with Karl Chapman

Photograph taken from the stage looking out at the auditorium. A Steinway grand piano is situated on the stage.the

Watch the interview with Liam Rudden, entertainment editor, Edinburgh Evening News and Karl Chapman, head of the Usher Hall.

Karl talks about programming, Edinburgh’s community choir, the venue’s last concert before lock-down, how the venue is continuing to play its part in the pandemic, the roadmap to reopening, the importance of live music and emotional wellbeing and one of his many favourite performances in the Usher Hall - Adele, the UK’s best-selling album artist of the 21st century.


Credit: Edinburgh Evening News, filmed by Andrew O'Brien

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