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Hebrides Ensemble - Festival blogger review

Benjamin Pilfold, one of our Festival bloggers, explores James MacMillan's work of relig

Helikopter / Eldorado (Sonntags Abschied) - Festival blogger review

Benjamin Pilfold, one of our Festival bloggers, takes to the skies with Ballet Preljocaj

The Rape of Lucrece - audience reactions

We asked the audience after a performance of The Rape of Lucrece starring Camille O'

European Union Youth Orchestra - Festival blogger review

Festival blogger Kayleigh Donaldson reviews the European Union Youth Orchestra.

Daniil Trifonov at the Queen's Hall - Festival blogger review

Festival blogger Melanie Spanswick shares her experience of seeing Daniil Trifonov at the Que

INsider party for The Rape of Lucrece

Festival blogger Erin McElhinney attended The Rape of Lucrece party, one of the exclusiv

Speed of Light - Festival blogger review

Festival blogger Helena Smith took a journey with NVA's Speed of Light.

The man behind the fireworks

Zoë Westwood of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, chatted with Keith Webb of Pyrovision

Interview with Venya - dog star of A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)

The canine star of A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It) took time out fro

Ballet Preljocaj Helikopter/Eldorado preview footage

Ballet Preljocaj return to the Edinburgh International Festival with a one-off pair of pieces

London Symphony Orchestra final night - Festival blogger review

Festival blogger Jim Taylor reviews the final night of the London Symphony Orchestra's f

Have your say - Leif Ove Andsnes and the Queen's Hall concert series

Leif Ove Andsnes entertained the crowds at this year's Edinburgh International Festival

Have your say - Ricercar Consort at Greyfriars Kirk

Philippe Pierlot and his renowned period-instrument Ricercar Consort made a welcome return to th

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