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Weekly playlist #13

On our latest playlist, you will be swooned, moved and thrilled with the sound of string instruments played by some of the incredibly talented musicians coming to the International Festival this August, including Nicola Benedetti, Joshua Bell, Julian Rachlin, Christian Tetzlaff, as well as exquisite ensembles Apollon Musagete Quartet, Trio Zimmermann, Gringolts QuartetChiaroscuro Quartet and Kaiser Quartett. Tune in and enjoy!


Photo: Julian Rachlin © Julia Wesely

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.

Edinburgh International Festival receives EFFE Award

The special award recognises the International Festival’s continued reinvention and inspiration to the arts and festivals world