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Weekly playlist #05

This week’s playlist carries on our theme for the week and features music from all the operas in the 2017 International Festival programme. To spice things up a little, we’ve included a few different interpretations of the works, recorded by many past, present and future International Festival performers.

Featuring Maria Callas, Gianandrea Noseda, the Vienna Philharmonic, Cecilia Bartoli, Bryn Terfel, Valery Gergiev, the original 1988 cast of Greek, Benjamin Britten, René Jacobs, Dana Hanchard, and many more.

Photo: Macbeth © Franco Lannino

International Festival Photographer Exhibition 2017 opens

Counterpoint, a photography exhibition showcasing the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival opens at The Hub

Edinburgh International Festival Director’s Contract Extended

The Edinburgh International Festival is delighted to announce that Fergus Linehan, Festival Director, is to extend his contract and stay in post until Festival 2022.

Edinburgh International Festival receives 2017 Fair Saturday Award

The award was presented at the opening gala of Fair Saturday 2017 which took place at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao on Monday 30 October.