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2019 programme launches 27 March

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Get ready for the programme reveal

It’s almost time to announce the 2019 International Festival programme so here are some handy tips to get you ready for the big reveal.


Looking forward to the 2019 launch

The 2019 International Festival programme will be revealed on Wednesday 27 March, get ready for more memorable moments.


Orchestre de Paris set to visit 2019 Edinburgh International Festival

Announcement made as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits the Philharmonie de Paris with International Festival Director Fergus Linehan.


National Theatre of Scotland join the 2019 programme with work by Jackie Kay

Red Dust Road, an adaptation of poet Jackie Kay’s memoir, will be premiered at the 2019 International Festival.

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Marin Alsop conducts Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2018

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2017 International Festival Portraits: Anoushka Shankar

2018 International Festival programme launch party

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