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Weekly playlist #13

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

Let's have a listen to some of the incredibly talented musicians coming to the International Festival this August, including Nicola BenedettiJoshua BellJulian RachlinChristian Tetzlaff, as well as exquisite ensembles Apollon Musagete QuartetTrio ZimmermannGringolts QuartetChiaroscuro Quartet and Kaiser Quartett. Tune in and enjoy!

Photo: Julian Rachlin © Julia Wesely

Other news

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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