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From Mercury Prize-winning artists and conceptual songwriters to fearless conductors, superstar classical music soloists and the world’s leading international orchestras, the 2017 International Festival’s contemporary and classical music programmes once again bring some of the world’s most exciting musicians to Edinburgh for three weeks of exhilarating music-making.

 
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François Leleux & Eric Le Sage

Charismatic oboist combining a distinctively dramatic sound with a sparkling, sly wit is joined by his music collaborator famed for...
16 August
11.00am
The Queen's Hall
 

Benjamin Appl & Pavel Kolesnikov

Young German baritone famed for his seductive expressiveness is joined by the remarkable Siberian-born pianist for a recital of Lieder...
17 August
11.00am
The Queen's Hall
 

Had We Never

Poet and Makar Jackie Kay, singer-songwriter Ghetto Priest, bass Brian Bannatyne-Scott and renowned countertenor David James come together with members...
17 - 18 August
Various times
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
 
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L'incoronazione di Poppea

Monteverdi’s most sensuous and most scandalous work turns morality on its head in a compelling mix of high comedy and...
17 August
7.00pm
Usher Hall
 

Staffa

A work for full orchestra and large screens depicting three simultaneous visions of the uninhabited Hebridean island of Staffa created...
17 - 27 August
10.00am
National Library of Scotland
 
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Staffa

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Richard Egarr

Renowned keyboard player performs a personal selection of early English keyboard music, on harpsichords from the 17th and 18th centuries.
17 August
5.45pm
St Cecilia's Hall
 
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