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Get to know María Pagés

Get to know the brilliant flamenco dancer and choreographer María Pagés, who brings Yo, Carmen to the International Festival this August.

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Weekly playlist #13

Be swooned, moved and thrilled with the sound of string instruments played by some of the incredibly talented musicians from our 2017 programme.

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Professor Niall Lothian OBE elected as Chairman of the Board

The Board of Trustees of the Edinburgh International Festival has elected Professor Niall Lothian as its next Chairman.

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Weekly playlist #12

Get to know a few of the 50 numbers from the 50 Song Memoir by The Magnetic Fields in our new playlist, ahead of Stephin Merritt's two International Festival concerts.

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Weekly playlist #11

This week, we're celebrating the launch of Spirit of '47 programme co-curated with British Council

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Weekly playlist #10

Listen to The Incredible String Band's catalogue ahead of the concert celebrating the band's music this August.

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Weekly playlist #09

Featuring a selection of just some of the stunning classical singers performing at this year's International Festival

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Weekly playlist #08

This week's playlist features all of the 2017 International Festival's contemporary music artists, listen now!

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International Festival Portraits | Mitsuko Uchida

One of the most revered pianists Mitsuko Uchida talks about living for music and the unpredictability of performing on stage.

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International Festival Portraits | Joshua Bell

Superstar US violinist Joshua Bell talks about first discovering music, the emotive experience of live performance and why music means so much to him.

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International Festival Portraits | Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar, global musical star and sitar virtuoso, talks about the electricity of being on stage and the power of music to help us connect to each other.

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International Festival Portraits | Alan Ayckbourn

Celebrated playwright and storyteller Alan Ayckbourn talks about the excitement, emotion and thought-provoking live experience of theatre.

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