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The 450th anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi's birth

Our 2017’s music programme features Monteverdi’s three surviving operas, the ‘other’ Vespers and a modern-day premiere of his rediscovered work.

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Weekly playlist #05

Discover the 2017 International Festival opera programme in our new weekly playlist.

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International Dance Day 2017

Celebrate with us and get to know the fantastic dance companies performing at the 2017 International Festival.

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Weekly playlist #04

Listen to music by Steve Reich and Max Richter featured in contemporary dance performances at the 2017 International Festival.

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Weekly playlist #03

Listen to the new playlist and get to know some of the artists performing at the 2017 International Festival, including Mitsuko Uchida.

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Get to know Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine, a voice that silences a room with love and melancholy, hope and regret.

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Weekly playlist #02

Discover more of the artists performing at the 2017 International Festival in our weekly playlist featuring Seong-Jin Cho.

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Artist in residence: Joshua Bell

Superstar US violinist discusses his very special three-concert residency at the 2017 International Festival

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Weekly playlist #01

Discover some of the artists performing at the 2017 International Festival in our weekly playlist featuring Anoushka Shankar.

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Piano Day 2017

Have a closer look at some of the incredible pianists and their recitals at this year's International Festival.

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Disabled Access Day 2017

Find out about the accessible performances and events at the International Festival that bring you closer to what is happening on stage

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A very International Festival Halloween

The team has had a brainstorm and we’ve put together a list of highly original, International Festival inspired costumes!