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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

London Symphony Orchestra final night - Festival blogger review

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

Ballet Preljocaj Helikopter/Eldorado preview footage

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

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

Jonathan Mills celebrates links with Germany at Berlin event

Festival Director Jonathan Mills celebrates the 65th anniversary of the Festival and highlights

Jonathan Mills launches programme for Festival 2012

Edinburgh International Festival Director Jonathan Mills today announces full details of this ye