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Sir Ian McKellen returns to the International Festival

Sir Ian McKellen will return to the International Festival with a new production that celebrates his 80th birthday. Tickets on sale from March 2019.


Francesca Hegyi OBE appointed as Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

Having previously studied and worked in Edinburgh, Francesca returns to the city to join the International Festival in February 2019.


Seven times we got spooked at the International Festival

Halloween is just around the corner, so let's revisit a few productions at the International Festival that chilled us to the bone. Read on, if you dare…


Get to know Aidan Oliver, Chorus Director of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Aidan Oliver answers some quickfire questions as he prepares to lead the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

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Christine Goerke & the Hallé Orchestra rehearsing Siegfried in 2018

International Festival Portraits | Martin Creed

2017 International Festival Portraits: Martin Creed

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Watch the Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams

See You Next Year Karine Band

Watch performances for Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside

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