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11.00 am

Doric String Quartet

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The first European performance of Brett Dean’s String Quartet No. 3 "Hidden Agendas" and the soaring melodies of Brahms’ powerful Second String Quintet.

£11 - £35*
£11 - £35*
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11.00 am

Morning Manifesto Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Over three weeks, 15 writers from around the world each write a manifesto for the future. 

Free
Free
Book now Past performance View show page
1.00 pm

Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True

iOpenEye / Ifeoma Fafunwa
The Lyceum
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Ten of Nigeria’s biggest stars come together to tell stories of domestic violence, overturning the status quo, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood and joy.

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
Book now Not available online View show page
2.00 pm

Call and Response: So Many Reasons

Racheal Ofori / Zoe Lafferty / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, The Departure Lounge
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, The Departure Lounge

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

£12
2.30 pm

Mythos: Heroes

A Trilogy by Stephen Fry
Festival Theatre
Theatre
Theatre

Adapted from his best-selling book, Stephen Fry brings to brilliant life the gods, monsters and mortals of ancient Greece.

£25 - £42*
£25 - £42*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
3.00 pm

Purposeless Movements

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company / Robert Softley Gale
The Studio
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work.

£20
£20
Book now Limited Availability View show page
5.30 pm

Bach Keyboard Concertos: Concert 5

St Cecilia's Hall, University of Edinburgh
Classical Music
Classical Music

The fifth in a major, six-part International Festival concert series, exploring the complete keyboard concertos by J S Bach performed here by Richard Egarr and Diego Ares.

£27
6.00 pm

Breaking Bread Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Come for a meal hosted by an artist, inviting you to think and talk together.

£15
7.30 pm

Roots

1927
Church Hill Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

The graphically glorious 1927 return to the International Festival with the European premiere of brand-new show Roots.

£25
7.30 pm

Mythos: Men

A Trilogy by Stephen Fry
Festival Theatre
Theatre
Theatre

Adapted from his best-selling book, Stephen Fry brings to brilliant life the gods, monsters and mortals of ancient Greece.

£25 - £42*
£25 - £42*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
8.00 pm

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Tim Crouch / National Theatre of Scotland
The Studio
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A new play presented through combined stage action and illustrated text.

£20
Various times

Night Walk for Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket Gallery / Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
Around Edinburgh / The Milkman
Immersive, Outdoor events
Immersive, Outdoor events

Discover an alternative, unseen Edinburgh. A city where memory and history collide, where the strange and the unexpected skew your sense of what is real.

£15
£15
View show page

11.00 am

Christiane Karg & Gerold Huber

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The fast-rising international star of Covent Garden, La Scala and Glyndebourne, performs an all-Schubert programme.

£11 - £35*
11.00 am

Morning Manifesto Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Over three weeks, 15 writers from around the world each write a manifesto for the future. 

Free
Free
Book now Limited Availability View show page
2.00 pm

Call and Response: So Many Reasons

Racheal Ofori / Zoe Lafferty / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, The Departure Lounge
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, The Departure Lounge

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

£12
3.00 pm

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Tim Crouch / National Theatre of Scotland
The Studio
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A new play presented through combined stage action and illustrated text.

£20
7.15 pm

Breaking the Waves

Opera Ventures and Scottish Opera
King's Theatre
Opera, Accessible performances
Opera, Accessible performances

The European premiere of a new opera from Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek adapted from Lars von Trier’s controversial film.

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
8.00 pm

Purposeless Movements

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company / Robert Softley Gale
The Studio
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work.

£20
£20
Book now Limited Availability View show page
8.00 pm

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer

Prime Cut Productions / Oona Doherty
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dance piece which looks behind the masks of violence and machismo to the inner lives of Belfast hard men and strong women.

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
Various times

Night Walk for Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket Gallery / Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
Around Edinburgh / The Milkman
Immersive, Outdoor events
Immersive, Outdoor events

Discover an alternative, unseen Edinburgh. A city where memory and history collide, where the strange and the unexpected skew your sense of what is real.

£15
£15
View show page
8.00 pm

London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Adams and Rachmaninov
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

A pair of deeply stirring, richly coloured works, a love song to the late Romantic full of surreal imagery, sensual ecstasy and explosive energy.

£12.50 - £50*
£12.50 - £50*
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8.00 pm

Sharon Van Etten

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

Emotionally raw harmonic melodies abound as the American songwriter comes to Leith Theatre.

£25

11.00 am

Bach’s Multiple Concertos

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The International Festival’s six-concert survey of J S Bach’s complete keyboard concertos comes to a spectacular conclusion in The Queen’s Hall.

£11 - £35*
£11 - £35*
Book now Sold out View show page
11.00 am

Morning Manifesto Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Over three weeks, 15 writers from around the world each write a manifesto for the future. 

Free
Free
Book now Limited Availability View show page
12.00 pm

Purposeless Movements

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company / Robert Softley Gale
The Studio
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work.

£20
12.00 pm

Ian McKellen On Stage

With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and You
Assembly Hall
Theatre
Theatre

From Tolkien’s Gandalf to Shakespeare, Sir Ian performs extracts from his best-loved roles, as well as recalling seminal moments from his life and career.

£40
2.00 pm

Call and Response: Osoyegbon

A work in progress by Anonymous / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops
Theatre, Talks & Workshops

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

£12
Various times

Roots

1927
Church Hill Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

The graphically glorious 1927 return to the International Festival with the European premiere of brand-new show Roots.

£25
£25
View show page
Various times

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Tim Crouch / National Theatre of Scotland
The Studio
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A new play presented through combined stage action and illustrated text.

£20
£20
View show page
4.00 pm

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer

Prime Cut Productions / Oona Doherty
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dance piece which looks behind the masks of violence and machismo to the inner lives of Belfast hard men and strong women.

£20 - £25*
6.00 pm

Breaking Bread Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Come for a meal hosted by an artist, inviting you to think and talk together.

£15
7.30 pm

Manon Lescaut

Donald Runnicles conducts Deutsche Oper Berlin
Usher Hall
Opera, Classical Music
Opera, Classical Music

The powerhouse Scottish conductor brings his company, with an exceptional cast of international soloists, for this vivid concert performance. 

£16 - £50*
£16 - £50*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
8.00 pm

Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True

iOpenEye / Ifeoma Fafunwa
The Lyceum
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Ten of Nigeria’s biggest stars come together to tell stories of domestic violence, overturning the status quo, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood and joy.

£20 - £25*
8.00 pm

Rite of Spring

Peacock Contemporary Dance Company / Yang Liping
Festival Theatre
Dance
Dance

A visually stunning, exhilarating dance reinterpretation of Stravinsky’s masterpiece. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
Book now Sold out View show page
Various times

Night Walk for Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket Gallery / Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
Around Edinburgh / The Milkman
Immersive, Outdoor events
Immersive, Outdoor events

Discover an alternative, unseen Edinburgh. A city where memory and history collide, where the strange and the unexpected skew your sense of what is real.

£15
£15
View show page
8.00 pm

Jarvis Cocker presents JARV IS...

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

The iconic frontman returns to the International Festival with his new project JARV IS...

£30

11.00 am

Amatis Piano Trio & friends

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

A special collaboration between former BBC New Generation Artists to perform two iconic chamber works by Franck and Dvořák.

£11 - £35*
£11 - £35*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
11.00 am

Morning Manifesto Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Over three weeks, 15 writers from around the world each write a manifesto for the future. 

Free
Free
Book now Limited Availability View show page
12.00 pm

Ian McKellen On Stage

With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and You
Assembly Hall
Theatre
Theatre

From Tolkien’s Gandalf to Shakespeare, Sir Ian performs extracts from his best-loved roles, as well as recalling seminal moments from his life and career.

£40
2.00 pm

Call and Response: Osoyegbon

A work in progress by Anonymous / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops
Theatre, Talks & Workshops

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

£12
3.00 pm

Purposeless Movements

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company / Robert Softley Gale
The Studio
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work.

£20
£20
Book now Limited Availability View show page
4.00 pm

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer

Prime Cut Productions / Oona Doherty
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dance piece which looks behind the masks of violence and machismo to the inner lives of Belfast hard men and strong women.

£20 - £25*
6.00 pm

Breaking Bread Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Come for a meal hosted by an artist, inviting you to think and talk together.

£15
£15
Book now Limited Availability View show page
7.15 pm

Breaking the Waves

Opera Ventures and Scottish Opera
King's Theatre
Opera, Accessible performances
Opera, Accessible performances

The European premiere of a new opera from Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek adapted from Lars von Trier’s controversial film.

£15 - £35*
7.30 pm

Roots

1927
Church Hill Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

The graphically glorious 1927 return to the International Festival with the European premiere of brand-new show Roots.

£25
8.00 pm

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Tim Crouch / National Theatre of Scotland
The Studio
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A new play presented through combined stage action and illustrated text.

£20
8.00 pm

Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True

iOpenEye / Ifeoma Fafunwa
The Lyceum
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Ten of Nigeria’s biggest stars come together to tell stories of domestic violence, overturning the status quo, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood and joy.

£20 - £25*
8.00 pm

Rite of Spring

Peacock Contemporary Dance Company / Yang Liping
Festival Theatre
Dance
Dance

A visually stunning, exhilarating dance reinterpretation of Stravinsky’s masterpiece. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
Book now Sold out View show page
Various times

Night Walk for Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket Gallery / Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
Around Edinburgh / The Milkman
Immersive, Outdoor events
Immersive, Outdoor events

Discover an alternative, unseen Edinburgh. A city where memory and history collide, where the strange and the unexpected skew your sense of what is real.

£15
£15
View show page
8.00 pm

Orchestre de Paris 1

Berlioz and Beethoven
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

Berlioz’s colourful, Byron-inspired tour of Italy and Beethoven’s radiant musical tribute to the natural world.

£12.50 - £50*
£12.50 - £50*
Book now View show page
8.00 pm

Efterklang

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

Returning from a six-year hiatus the Danish indie rock group make their International Festival debut at Leith Theatre

£25

11.00 am

Dunedin Consort

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The Queen’s Hall series comes to a gloriously theatrical close, in two larger-than-life secular cantatas, some of Bach’s most opulent, joyfully inventive music.

£11 - £35*
£11 - £35*
Book now Sold out View show page
11.00 am

Power, Gender and the Arts

Part of the Saturday Sessions
The Lyceum
Talks & Workshops, The Departure Lounge
Talks & Workshops, The Departure Lounge

A morning of provocation and discussion that continues this cross-festival conversation about power and gender in the arts.

Free
Free
Book now Limited Availability View show page
12.00 pm

Ian McKellen On Stage

With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and You
Assembly Hall
Theatre
Theatre

From Tolkien’s Gandalf to Shakespeare, Sir Ian performs extracts from his best-loved roles, as well as recalling seminal moments from his life and career.

£40
1.30 pm

Mythos: Gods

A Trilogy by Stephen Fry
Festival Theatre
Theatre
Theatre

Adapted from his best-selling book, Stephen Fry brings to brilliant life the gods, monsters and mortals of ancient Greece.

£25 - £42*
£25 - £42*
Book now Sold out View show page
2.00 pm

Call and Response: Osoyegbon

A work in progress by Anonymous / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops
Theatre, Talks & Workshops

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

£12
Various times

Roots

1927
Church Hill Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

The graphically glorious 1927 return to the International Festival with the European premiere of brand-new show Roots.

£25
£25
View show page
3.00 pm

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Tim Crouch / National Theatre of Scotland
The Studio
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A new play presented through combined stage action and illustrated text.

£20
4.00 pm

Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True

iOpenEye / Ifeoma Fafunwa
The Lyceum
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Ten of Nigeria’s biggest stars come together to tell stories of domestic violence, overturning the status quo, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood and joy.

£20 - £25*
6.00 pm

Breaking Bread Series

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

Come for a meal hosted by an artist, inviting you to think and talk together.

£15
7.00 pm

Orchestre de Paris 2

Britten's War Requiem
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

A profoundly moving plea for peace, Daniel Harding conducts Britten’s soul-searching pacifist masterpiece.

£16 - £50*
£16 - £50*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
7.15 pm

Breaking the Waves

Opera Ventures and Scottish Opera
King's Theatre
Opera, Accessible performances
Opera, Accessible performances

The European premiere of a new opera from Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek adapted from Lars von Trier’s controversial film.

£15 - £35*
8.00 pm

Rite of Spring

Peacock Contemporary Dance Company / Yang Liping
Festival Theatre
Dance
Dance

A visually stunning, exhilarating dance reinterpretation of Stravinsky’s masterpiece. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
Book now Sold out View show page
8.00 pm

Purposeless Movements

Birds of Paradise Theatre Company / Robert Softley Gale
The Studio
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances
Dance, Theatre, Accessible performances

Raucously funny and brutally honest, Purposeless Movements is an eye-opening dance theatre work.

£20
£20
Book now Limited Availability View show page
8.00 pm

Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer

Prime Cut Productions / Oona Doherty
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dance piece which looks behind the masks of violence and machismo to the inner lives of Belfast hard men and strong women.

£20 - £25*
Various times

Night Walk for Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket Gallery / Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
Around Edinburgh / The Milkman
Immersive, Outdoor events
Immersive, Outdoor events

Discover an alternative, unseen Edinburgh. A city where memory and history collide, where the strange and the unexpected skew your sense of what is real.

£15
£15
View show page

12.00 pm

Ian McKellen On Stage

With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and You
Assembly Hall
Theatre
Theatre

From Tolkien’s Gandalf to Shakespeare, Sir Ian performs extracts from his best-loved roles, as well as recalling seminal moments from his life and career.

£40
2.30 pm

Mythos: Heroes

A Trilogy by Stephen Fry
Festival Theatre
Theatre
Theatre

Adapted from his best-selling book, Stephen Fry brings to brilliant life the gods, monsters and mortals of ancient Greece.

£25 - £42*
£25 - £42*
Book now Limited Availability View show page
Various times

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Tim Crouch / National Theatre of Scotland
The Studio
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A new play presented through combined stage action and illustrated text.

£20
£20
View show page
4.00 pm

Götterdämmerung

Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis
Usher Hall
Opera, Classical Music
Opera, Classical Music

The fourth and final opera in the Ring cycle is its grandest, as the gods themselves face their doom. 

£20 - £60*
£20 - £60*
Book now Sold out View show page
4.00 pm

Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True

iOpenEye / Ifeoma Fafunwa
The Lyceum
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Ten of Nigeria’s biggest stars come together to tell stories of domestic violence, overturning the status quo, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood and joy.

£20 - £25*
7.30 pm

Roots

1927
Church Hill Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

The graphically glorious 1927 return to the International Festival with the European premiere of brand-new show Roots.

£25
7.30 pm

Mythos: Men

A Trilogy by Stephen Fry
Festival Theatre
Theatre
Theatre

Adapted from his best-selling book, Stephen Fry brings to brilliant life the gods, monsters and mortals of ancient Greece.

£25 - £42*
£25 - £42*
Book now Sold out View show page
Various times

Night Walk for Edinburgh

The Fruitmarket Gallery / Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller
Around Edinburgh / The Milkman
Immersive, Outdoor events
Immersive, Outdoor events

Discover an alternative, unseen Edinburgh. A city where memory and history collide, where the strange and the unexpected skew your sense of what is real.

£15
£15
View show page