Affordability

How to save

Cost shouldn’t be a barrier to cultural discovery. Find the best ticket deals and concessions tailored to your budget.

£10 Affordable Tickets

For anyone who needs them, a limited amount of £10 Affordable Tickets are available for every event in the programme. Simply enter promo code INVITED at checkout to claim this offer. £10 Affordable Tickets work on a trust basis and we hope that these will only be chosen by people who need them. These are limited to two per customer per event and available in specific seating areas – check the booking information tab on the event page for details.

Concessions

D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people are all entitled to a 50% concession discount. We do not request proof of eligibility for D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people. You can also book a free ticket for an essential companion.

Arts workers and under 30s are entitled to a 30% concession discount. Proof of eligibility may be requested at venues. Arts workers and under 30s discounts are not available on top-price tickets.

Man Arms outstretched towards stringed musicians, conducting orchestra performance

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra

© Mark Allan
Yellow streamers descend from the ceiling on Nicola Benedetti and a group of musicians.

First Night at The Hub

© 2023 Andrew Perry

Multibuy

Get more for less when you buy tickets for multiple shows. Choose to see one or more performances and save 20% on seats. All multibuy offers are automatically applied to your basket when you select qualifying events. Please note that these exclude concessions and top-price tickets – for more details of which seats this applies to, check the booking information tab on each event page.

Opening Weekend concerts

Kick off your International Festival with two vividly contrasting concerts that explore Christ’s crucifixion. Buy tickets for both concerts – La Pasión según San Marcos and St Matthew Passion – and get 20% off.

Opera Lovers

Passionate about opera or curious to discover the art form? Book standard price tickets for three or more operas and get 20% off.

The Queen’s Hall series

Experience the breadth and depth of our chamber music series at the The Queen’s Hall. Buy standard price tickets to three or more concerts and get 20% off.

The Magnetic Fields

Across two nights, The Magnetic Fields perform their landmark concept album 69 Love Songs. Save 20% off when you book tickets to see the beloved orchestral-pop group perform the entire album.

A man in navy blue soldiers uniform with a fez is sitting on a chair. Swivled at his hips, he is facing away from the camera. He faces an ensemble of women in bright dresses of various who are singing. Some are standing and others are sitting in front of them. At the outskirts of the group, there are a few men in shirts and waistcoats who watch them.

Carmen

© Stefan Brion

The Queen's Hall

© Mihaela Bodlovic

Multibuy on Residencies

During August, we welcome three outstanding ensembles to the International Festival: Ilumina, Philharmonia and Bamberger Symphoniker.

Deepen your connection to their collective sounds with 20% off tickets when you:

  • Buy standard tickets for both Ilumina concerts at Usher Hall
  • Buy standard price tickets for all three Bamberger Symphoniker evening concerts at Usher Hall
  • Buy standard price tickets for all three Philharmonia evening concerts at Usher Hall

Jennifer Stumm, founder of Ilumina

© Courtesy of Artist

Other ways to save

Group Bookings

Gather with your friends and family at the International Festival and enjoy 10% off tickets together. Valid on standard price tickets for selected performances. For groups of more than 20, email our friendly box office team on [email protected].

Young Musician's Pass

We will provide thousands of tickets for young Scottish musicians and singers to discover a world of music for free. If you are aged 8-18, live in Scotland and play an instrument or sing, you can sign up to our Young Musician’s Pass and book a pair of free tickets for up to three concerts.

Under 18s

All young people should have access to the revolutionary potential of the performing arts. Under 18s can get half-price tickets for all events at the International Festival.

Tickets For Good

In partnership with Tickets for Good, this year we are donating tickets to NHS staff, charity workers and low-income benefit recipients. If you could benefit from this, find out more at ticketsforgood.org and details of tickets will become available closer to the Festival.

£10 On The Day

Our concession customers can grab £10 On The Day tickets for selected performances. We release a limited number of tickets daily during the Festival. Proof of eligibility may be requested at venues.

Four teenagers sit in a crowded venue smiling with their thumbs pointed up gesturing towards a ticket

YMP Ticket Holders

© 2023 Andrew Perry
a group of string players

Scottish Chamber Orchestra at Usher Hall

© Stuart Armit

All concessions and offers are subject to availability. Ticket prices may vary from previously published prices.


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