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Weekly playlist #06

In the week marking the 450th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi’s birth, our playlist features extracts from his three surviving operas, new recordings from I Fagiolini and works performed by past International Festival artists. As you're listening to the playlist, you can read our blog about Monteverdi's works in this year's music programme.


Image: Claudio Monteverdi (1644) by Unknown draughtsman/engraver (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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.