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Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov

Play Beethoven, Chopin & Rachmaninov

An internationally respected and well-established musical partnership, the French cellist and Russian pianist tackle the late sonatas of Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninov.

14 August 2018

La Maladie de la mort

Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord / Katie Mitchell / Alice Birch

Featuring an acclaimed cast of screen and stage actors, Marguerite Duras’s psychological thriller is given a radical stage reworking by iconoclastic British director Katie Mitchell.

16-19 August 2018

London Symphony Orchestra 1

Rattle conducts Bernstein, Dvořák and Janáček

In the first of two concerts, Sir Simon Rattle and the LSO are joined by legendary pianist Krystian Zimerman for Bernstein’s Second Symphony.

10 August 2018

London Symphony Orchestra 2

Rattle conducts Mahler

In the second of their two-concert series, the LSO and Sir Simon Rattle perform Mahler’s Ninth Symphony – the composer’s struggle with the meaning of life.

11 August 2018

Mahler's Eighth Symphony

The epic ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

Daniel Harding and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra join with the NYCoS Girls Choir and Edinburgh Festival Chorus to perform Mahler’s immense masterpiece.

26 August 2018

Midsummer

National Theatre of Scotland / David Greig / Gordon McIntyre / Kate Hewitt

A newly expanded version of David Greig and Gordon McIntyre’s heart-warming and humorous love-letter to Edinburgh featuring original songs.

2-26 August 2018

National Youth Choir of Scotland

Sings Vaughan Williams, Whitacre and Tippett

Christopher Bell directs the National Youth Choir of Scotland in four works that showcase the virtuosity of these young singers.

5 August 2018

National Youth Orchestra of Canada

Plays Copland & Vaughan Williams

Jonathan Darlington conducts Copland’s iconic Appalachian Spring and Vaughan Williams’ Third Symphony, along with a new work from Canadian composer John Estacio.

14 August 2018

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

Debussy’s La mer

Paul Daniel conducts works by French and Scottish composers, ending in Debussy’s transcendent La mer.

9 August 2018

Nicola Benedetti

With the Academy of Ancient Music

A morning of witty and theatrical Baroque works from Nicola Benedetti, accompanied by the world-renowned Academy of Ancient Music and Richard Egarr.   

4 August 2018

NYO-USA Jazz

Carnegie Hall's National Youth Jazz Orchestra

A varied programme that celebrates the big band sound – from Basie and Ellington to hip-hop and R&B.

5 August 2018

Opening Concert

Haydn’s Creation

Josef Haydn’s explosive oratorio The Creation opens the 2018 International Festival. Edward Gardner conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and National Youth Choir of Scotland.

4 August 2018

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event Five Telegrams

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event:
Five Telegrams

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert 2016

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

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