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2019 Playlist #12

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This week we celebrated World Music Day so our latest playlist takes you on an eclectic journey through some opera, classical and contemporary music highlights.

From the stage of Leith Theatre to the heights of the Usher Hall, the rafters of the Festival Theatre and on to the plush red seats of The Lyceum, our 2019 music and opera programmes are as eclectic as ever. This week's playlist celebrates World Music Day and takes us on a journey of what you can expect to hear in Edinburgh this August, pop your headphones on and have a listen.

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