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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams

Created by Anna Meredith and 59 Productions

A spectacular free outdoor event, the Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams celebrated the start of the 2018 International Festival.

3 August 2018

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 1

Thibaudet performs Gershwin

Celebrated conductor Marin Alsop directs a programme of Stravinsky, Schumann and Gershwin’s Piano Concerto.

24 August 2018

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 2

A Bernstein celebration

Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra are joined by Nicola Benedetti to celebrate Leonard Bernstein on the centenary of his birth.

25 August 2018

Catriona Morison & Simon Lepper

Cardiff Singer of the World winner in recital

Edinburgh-born singer is joined by the brilliant pianist to perform a programme of Brahms, Schumann and Mahler lieder.

15 August 2018

Christian Blackshaw & Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Schubert’s ‘Trout’ Quintet

Renowned British pianist is joined by four principal players from the Berliner Philharmoniker to perform Schubert and Mozart.

18 August 2018

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

with Sheku Kanneh-Mason

The CBSO conducted by Ludovic Morlot performs works from Stravinsky and Ravel, joined by cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason for Elgar's Cello Concerto.

17 August 2018

Colburn Orchestra

Conducted by Stéphane Denève

This remarkable American youth ensemble perform music by Salonen and Rachmaninov. They are joined by violinist Simone Porter for Barber’s Violin Concerto.

20 August 2018

Des canyons aux étoiles...

Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs Messiaen

Matthias Pintscher and the SCO perform with Pierre-Laurent Aimard in this remarkable work by Messiaen.

22 August 2018

Dorothea Röschmann & Roger Vignoles

Schubert, Schumann & Wolf

The celebrated German soprano returns to the International Festival with a rich moving collection of Romantic songs.

21 August 2018

Dover Quartet

Play Haydn, Bartók and Zemlinsky

Winners of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition, this exciting young string ensemble make their International Festival debut.

6 August 2018

Dvořák's Requiem

Jakub Hrůša conducts the Bamberger Symphoniker

Emerging young conductor Jakub Hrůša is joined by four soloists and Edinburgh Festival Chorus in one of classical music’s greatest choral epics.

21 August 2018

Eivind Ringstad & David Meier

Schubert, Schumann & Franck

BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, the Norwegian violist makes his International Festival debut with a fiendishly virtuosic recital that showcases the viola’s lyricism.

17 August 2018

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2016

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

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