Heaven is stormed in an exciting Verdi Requiem from the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi: Miah Persson (soprano), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Antonio Poli (tenor), William Thomas (bass), Edinburgh Festival Chorus (chorus director: James Grossmith), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor). Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 24.3.2024. (SRT)

Edinburgh Festival Chorus © Jess Shurte

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Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a RSNO musical treat

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Hensel, Burton, Mendelssohn: Carine Tinney (soprano), Rosamond Thomas (mezzo-soprano), Christine Steel (narrator), RSNO Youth Chorus (Patrick Barrett, director), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 15.3.2024. (SRT)

Thomas Søndergård conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra © Jessica Cowley/RSNO

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Edinburgh International Festival begins on 2 August

Edinburgh International Festival from 2-25 August 2024

Festival Director, Nicola Benedetti, celebrates the launch of the 2024 Edinburgh International Festival with dancer Aakash Odedra and musicians Calum MacCrimmon and Conal McDonagh from Breabach at the National Museum of Scotland © Mihaela Bodlovic

Edinburgh International Festival presents a hand-picked selection of leading international and local artists in the world’s Festival City, with 24 days of world-class opera, dance, music and theatre.

For full details of this year’s EIF click here.

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