A father's horrifying sacrifice of his daughter sets in motion a cycle of bloody revenge.

Oresteia: This Restless House will be performed as part of the Edinburgh International Festival at The Lyceum on 22-27 August 2017. Book your tickets and find out more: [ Eif.buzz Link ]

- Maciej
Would you like to work with us at the International Festival this summer? We're looking for a Communications Officer – Special Projects (temporary) to join the team.
There's still time to apply! Deadline is 12noon on Wednesday 31 May.

- Emily
Would you like to work with us at the International Festival this

Jobs | Communications Officer - Special Projects (temporary)

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Go see our friends from Imaginate at the Edinburgh International Children's Festival 2017 which opens today! Check out the programme and make sure to visit before it closes on 4th June.

- Emily
Go see our friends from Imaginate at the Edinburgh International Childrens Festival

Edinburgh International Children's Festival — Imaginate

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Just 7⃣0⃣ more days until the 2017 International Festival begins!

How's your schedule for August coming together? Explore our programme and book your tickets now: [ Eif.buzz Link ]

- Maciej
Just 7⃣0⃣ more days until the 2017 International Festival begins
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Over on the blog, our Creative Learning Officer reflects on taking the Art of Listening workshops to Australia.

Read all about the trip here: [ Eif.buzz Link ]

- Emily
Over on the blog our Creative Learning Officer reflects on taking the

Art of Listening is back from Australia

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From an examination of a dystopian society, to a desperate odyssey to freedom and safety; from a rhinoceros rampaging across the market square, to a subversive cabaret twist on Andersen's tale.

Follow the link and learn more about the diverse theatre programme at the 2017 International Festival.

- Maciej
From an examination of a dystopian society to a desperate odyssey to

Theatre | 2017 International Festival

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Another #ThrowbackThursday photo from a 1967 production.
Pop Theatre brought A Midsummer Night’s Dream to the International Festival 50 years ago!

- Emily
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Today we throw it back to 2010 with this behind the scenes #ThrowbackThursday photo of an Alonzo King LINES Ballet dancer.

Which dance performances are you going to see at the International Festival this year?
Photo by Claudine Quinn ????

– Maciej
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Tune in to BBC Radio 3 at 2pm today to listen to the recent performance of Haydn’s The Creation by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra & Edinburgh Festival Chorus!

- Emily
Tune in to BBC Radio 3 at 2pm today to listen to

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“The music should be that; you should just have the pure pleasure and joy and be open to it”

Revered pianist Mitsuko Uchida talks about living for music and the unpredictability of performing on stage.

The International Festival Portraits are a series of interviews with actors, choreographers, musicians, conductors, playwrights and directors talking about the art that they love. Watch them...
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Congratulations to Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti who has been awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music!

- Emily
Congratulations to Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti who has been awarded the Queens

Nicola Benedetti & the Budapest Festival Orchestra

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Meow Meow’s subversive cabaret is a fairytale gone rogue.

Join the legendary diva for a wild and hilarious riot in the European Premiere of Meow Meow's Little Mermaid (3-14 August), as she takes up residence in International Festival HQ.

- Emily
Meow Meow’s subversive cabaret is a fairytale gone rogue

Meow Meow's Little Mermaid

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“I find it really difficult to use the word art, because I don’t really know what it is”

Artist, musician and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed reflects on his job as an artist, trying to be true and trying to make life better.

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"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before" - Leonard Bernstein
This will be our reply to violence to make music more intensely
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"The end of all good music is to affect the soul" – Claudio Monteverdi

Learn more about the Italian composer and hear from the artists presenting his work at the International Festival this August.

- Maciej
"The end of all good music is to affect the soul" – Claudio Monteverdi

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There’s still time to apply for our International Festival Mentor Programme (deadline 29 May) and temporary Communications Officer – Special Projects role (deadline 31 May).
Find out more and apply on the link below.

- Emily
Theres still time to apply for our International Festival Mentor Programme deadline

Jobs

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A powerful programme from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra features Brahms's First Symphony and two muscular celebrations of America: Bernstein's symphonic portrait of New York and Copland's Lincoln Portrait. Book your tickets now.

- Maciej
A powerful programme from Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra features Brahmss First S

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra | 2017 International Festival

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“I think part of being a human is to try and explore different ways of telling stories”

Award-winning playwright Zinnie Harris talks about writing and forming stories, the importance of challenging something within the soul, and why that has always been a part of being human.

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“Music can go straight into your soul and grab you and move you and change you as a person”

Superstar US violinist Joshua Bell talks about first discovering music, the emotive experience of live performance and why music means so much to him.

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Hello from Lyceum Theatre!

This August you can see Rhinoceros, Blak Whyte Gray and Oresteia: This Restless House in this beautiful venue as part of the 2017 International Festival. See you there?

- Maciej
Hello from Lyceum Theatre This August you can see Rhinoceros Blak Whyte