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14 times the cast of Die Walküre were EXTRA

14 times the cast of Die Walküre were extra and we loved them for it.

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Weekly playlist #17

This week's playlist is full of your recommendations and favourites from the 70th anniversary International Festival programme.

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Five reasons to see Rain at the International Festival

Read our blog to learn more about the iconic contemporary dance piece choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.

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70 years of stories in the International Festival programme

Read some of the past tales helping to shape this year's programme in our blog celebrating 70 years of the International Festival.

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Five reasons to let Don Giovanni seduce you this August

To be clear – we mean the Mozart opera coming to the International Festival, not the infamous seducer; he’s trouble for sure.

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Five Conductors Share Their Operatic Favourites

Hear from five conductors about their favourite musical moments from the operas they’re bringing to the International Festival this year.

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Get to know musicians joining The Music of The Incredible String Band line-up

To tell us about more about The Music of The Incredible String Band line-up is curator of the concert Joe Boyd, who managed the band and produced their albums in the 1960s.

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Weekly playlist #15

This week we bring you an exciting and varied mix of International Festival staff picks in our new weekly playlist.

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International Festival welcomes The Earl of Wessex as New Patron

The Earl of Wessex has become Royal Patron of the Edinburgh International Festival, taking on the patronage from Her Majesty The Queen.

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A Flight like no other

Learn more about Flight by Vox Motus as we report back from a visit to their workshop in Glasgow.

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Weekly playlist #14

We asked about your first International Festival concerts and created a playlist of beautiful musical memories.

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Launch of Storytelling Website to Celebrate 70 Years of the International Festival

The International Festival has launched a new storytelling website to celebrate 70 years of unifying artists and audiences from across the world.

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Here you have access to materials to support coverage of the International Festival.

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