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11.00 am

Sheku Kanneh-Mason & Isata Kanneh-Mason

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The winner of 2016’s BBC Young Musician of the Year performs Debussy, Mendelssohn, Fauré and Lutoslawski.

£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
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Various times

Peter Gynt

National Theatre of Great Britain / David Hare / Jonathan Kent
Festival Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Scottish star James McArdle takes the challenging title role in a raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic play.

£15 - £38*
£15 - £38*
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2.00 pm

Call and Response: Lament for Sheku Bayoh

A work in progress by Hannah Lavery / Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops
Theatre, The Departure Lounge, Talks & Workshops

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

£12
£12
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7.30 pm

The Secret River

Sydney Theatre Company / Kate Grenville / Andrew Bovell / Neil Armfield
King's Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A dark, compelling award-winning drama adapted from Kate Grenville’s novel. 

£15 - £35*
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
£20
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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

Amadou & Mariam + Blind Boys of Alabama

From Bamako to Birmingham
Usher Hall
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

Mali and the American South come together in this compelling collaboration between two of today’s greatest world music groups.

£14 - £34*
£14 - £34*
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11.00 am

Michael Volle & Helmut Deutsch

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The powerhouse German baritone performs a gloriously dramatic programme of Schubert, Mahler and Strauss.

£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
Various times

The Secret River

Sydney Theatre Company / Kate Grenville / Andrew Bovell / Neil Armfield
King's Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A dark, compelling award-winning drama adapted from Kate Grenville’s novel. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
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2.00 pm

Call and Response: SUMMIT

Andy Smith / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, Accessible performances
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, Accessible performances

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

£12
£12
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5.30 pm

The Rosary Sonatas: Part II

The Sorrowful Mysteries
St Cecilia's Hall, University of Edinburgh
Classical Music
Classical Music

One of the most extraordinary collections of music ever composed, full of fearsome virtuosity and dazzling expressiveness. The second of three concerts.

£27
£27
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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 Past performance View show page
7.00 pm

Peter Gynt

National Theatre of Great Britain / David Hare / Jonathan Kent
Festival Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Scottish star James McArdle takes the challenging title role in a raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic play.

£15 - £38*
£15 - £38*
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7.30 pm

Peer Gynt & Glorious Percussion

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

Thomas Dausgaard explores Grieg’s exuberant music and Glorious Percussion, an astonishing concerto by composer Sofia Gubaidulina.

£15 - £48*
£15 - £48*
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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
£20
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8.00 pm

Kalakuta Republik

Faso Danse Théâtre / Serge Aimé Coulibaly
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dizzying fusion of dance, music and revolution, inspired by the supercharged music and scandalous life of Fela Kuti. 

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
Book now Past performance 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

11.00 am

Llŷr Williams

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

A personal selection of Grieg, Liszt and a rarely heard example of Wagner’s own piano music.

£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
2.00 pm

Kalakuta Republik

Faso Danse Théâtre / Serge Aimé Coulibaly
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dizzying fusion of dance, music and revolution, inspired by the supercharged music and scandalous life of Fela Kuti. 

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
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2.00 pm

Call and Response: SUMMIT

Andy Smith / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, Accessible performances
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, Accessible performances

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

£12
£12
Book now Past performance View show page
5.30 pm

The Rosary Sonatas: Part III

The Glorious Mysteries
St Cecilia's Hall, University of Edinburgh
Classical Music
Classical Music

One of the most extraordinary collections of music ever composed, full of fearsome virtuosity and dazzling expressiveness. The final of three concerts.

£27
£27
Book now Past performance View show page
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 Past performance View show page
7.00 pm

Peter Gynt

National Theatre of Great Britain / David Hare / Jonathan Kent
Festival Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Scottish star James McArdle takes the challenging title role in a raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic play.

£15 - £38*
£15 - £38*
Book now Past performance View show page
7.30 pm

The Secret River

Sydney Theatre Company / Kate Grenville / Andrew Bovell / Neil Armfield
King's Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A dark, compelling award-winning drama adapted from Kate Grenville’s novel. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
Book now Past performance View show page
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
£25
Book now Past performance 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
£20
Book now Past performance View show page
8.00 pm

Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

Trisha Brown Dance Company
Jupiter Artland
Dance, Immersive, Outdoor events
Dance, Immersive, Outdoor events

The dance company create beautiful, often surprising works of art across outdoor spaces. 

£25
£25
Book now Past performance 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

National Youth Orchestra of the USA

Joyce DiDonato sings Berlioz
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

Joyce DiDonato joins the NYO USA for the sultry opulence of Berlioz’s six ravishing love songs.

£15 - £48*
£15 - £48*
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8.00 pm

Kate Tempest

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

The poet, rapper, novelist and playwright makes her International Festival debut. 

£30
£30
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9.00 pm

Shooglenifty: East West

The Lyceum
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

The Scottish Celtic fusion band bring a host of their international collaborators for a very special International Festival gig.

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
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11.00 am

Europa Galante & Fabio Biondi

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The Italian period instrument Baroque orchestra journey through four of Mozart’s youthful string quartets and forgotten gems by Italian composer Carlo Monza.

£11 - £35*
£11 - £35*
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11.00 am

Common People: Class, Community and the Arts

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

Common People is a call to action; a commitment by organisations to creating meaningful and sustainable change to ensure that arts and culture truly is accessible to everyone. 

Free
Free
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12.30 pm

Peter Gynt

National Theatre of Great Britain / David Hare / Jonathan Kent
Festival Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

Scottish star James McArdle takes the challenging title role in a raucous reboot of Ibsen’s epic play.

£15 - £38*
£15 - £38*
Book now Past performance View show page
Various times

The Secret River

Sydney Theatre Company / Kate Grenville / Andrew Bovell / Neil Armfield
King's Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A dark, compelling award-winning drama adapted from Kate Grenville’s novel. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
View show page
Various times

Kalakuta Republik

Faso Danse Théâtre / Serge Aimé Coulibaly
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dizzying fusion of dance, music and revolution, inspired by the supercharged music and scandalous life of Fela Kuti. 

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
View show page
2.00 pm

Call and Response: SUMMIT

Andy Smith / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, Accessible performances
Theatre, Talks & Workshops, Accessible performances

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

£12
£12
Book now Past performance 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
Various times

Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

Trisha Brown Dance Company
Jupiter Artland
Dance, Immersive, Outdoor events
Dance, Immersive, Outdoor events

The dance company create beautiful, often surprising works of art across outdoor spaces. 

£25
£25
View show page
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 Past performance View show page
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
£25
Book now Past performance View show page
7.45 pm

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Edward Gardner conducts Strauss and MacMillan
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

Two immensely powerful reflections on our existence, performed by a celebrated International Festival music partnership.

£15 - £48*
£15 - £48*
Book now Past performance 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

Neneh Cherry

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

The Swedish singer, rapper and audacious 80s icon makes her International Festival debut.

£30
£30
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1.30 pm

The Secret River

Sydney Theatre Company / Kate Grenville / Andrew Bovell / Neil Armfield
King's Theatre
Theatre, Accessible performances
Theatre, Accessible performances

A dark, compelling award-winning drama adapted from Kate Grenville’s novel. 

£15 - £35*
£15 - £35*
Book now Past performance View show page
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
Various times

Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

Trisha Brown Dance Company
Jupiter Artland
Dance, Immersive, Outdoor events
Dance, Immersive, Outdoor events

The dance company create beautiful, often surprising works of art across outdoor spaces. 

£25
£25
View show page
8.00 pm

Kalakuta Republik

Faso Danse Théâtre / Serge Aimé Coulibaly
The Lyceum
Dance
Dance

A dizzying fusion of dance, music and revolution, inspired by the supercharged music and scandalous life of Fela Kuti. 

£20 - £25*
£20 - £25*
Book now Past performance 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

Anna Calvi

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

Expect thundering guitars, dramatic dreamscapes and operatic vocals in Anna Calvi’s return to the International Festival.

£30
£30
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8.00 pm

Marcel Khalife & Rami Khalife

featuring Aymeric Westrich
Usher Hall
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

The legendary singer, composer, oud player and folk hero Marcel Khalife makes his Scottish debut at the Edinburgh International Festival.

£14 - £34*
£14 - £34*
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11.00 am

Maxim Emelyanychev & Principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The Russian conductor and pianist is joined by the SCO’s principal players for a Romantic recital of Brahms, Dohnányi and Schumann.

£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
2.00 pm

Call and Response: H2

A work in progress by Hema Palani and Hetain Patel / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Dance, Talks & Workshops
Dance, Talks & Workshops

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

£12
£12
Book now Past performance View show page
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 Past performance View show page
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
£25
Book now Past performance View show page
7.30 pm

Angela Hewitt 1

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The Canadian pianist’s recordings of Bach are held up as benchmarks for their profound insight. The first of two concerts.

£12 - £35*
£12 - £35*
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11.00 am

META4

The Queen's Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

The Finnish string quartet makes its International Festival debut, with a recital of surging emotion.

£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
12.00 pm

Ocean Hotpot by Si'an Chen - play reading

Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme
The Studio
Theatre, Talks & Workshops
Theatre, Talks & Workshops

A series of new short plays written by emerging international writers.

Free
Free
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2.00 pm

Call and Response: H2

A work in progress by Hema Palani and Hetain Patel / Fuel
The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio
Dance, Talks & Workshops
Dance, Talks & Workshops

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

£12
£12
Book now Past performance View show page
5.30 pm

Bach Keyboard Concertos: Concert 1

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

The first in a major, six-part International Festival concert series, exploring the complete keyboard concertos by J S Bach performed here by Aapo Häkkinen and Mahan Esfahani.

£27
£27
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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 Past performance View show page
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
£25
Book now Past performance 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
£20
Book now Past performance 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

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov conducts Mahler and Shostakovich
Usher Hall
Classical Music
Classical Music

Mahler's bright and sunny Fourth Symphony is paired with Shostakovich’s witty, incisive Second Piano Concerto.

£15 - £48*
£15 - £48*
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8.00 pm

This Is The Kit

Leith Theatre
Contemporary Music
Contemporary Music

An exceptional songwriter and gifted storyteller, This Is The Kit is the much-beloved musical project of Kate Stables.

£25
£25
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