Until 31 Oct
The theme of the 31st Scottish International Storytelling Festival is ‘Beyond Words’, sharing the experiences of old traditions and new connections, across music, dance and story.
Arts Live is Dumfries & Galloway’s year-round arts festival, with top-quality events throughout the region for all the family. On 23rd October, Occasion Theatre presents its contemporary take on author Mary Shelley’s life in ‘The Monster and Mary Shelley’.
5 -12 Oct
Set in historic Haddo House and its grounds, the Haddo Arts Festival returns with a packed programme of music, theatre, workshops and art.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra: James MacMillan’s Symphony No.5: ‘Le grand Inconnu’ [Edinburgh International Festival]
17 Aug Review
The leading Scottish composer of his generation celebrates turning 60 with five performances at the heart of the Edinburgh International Festival. This culminates with the world premiere of his Symphony No.5: ‘Le grand Inconnu’ and shows off MacMillan’s talent to compose for both voice and orchestra.
21 – 24 Aug
Scottish Opera comes to the King’s Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Festival with Breaking the Waves by American composer Missy Mazzoli.
Until 11 Aug Review
Edinburgh International Festival welcomes Sydney Theatre Company for the first time, prior to touring the UK with the respected Australian novel The Secret River (2005). Kate Grenville’s book is adapted for the stage by Andrew Bovell and directed by Neil Armfield.
3 – 5 Aug Review
ArtMag attended the first night of Scottish Ballet’s production of Arthur Miller’s chilling The Crucible, opening Edinburgh International Festival’s 50th birthday year.
31 Jul – 27 Aug
Hamish Henderson, the poet, folklorist and pivotal figure of the Scottish Folk Revival, is celebrated at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in a summer school, a ceilidh, theatre piece and a colourful canvas backdrop by Alexander Moffat.
24 July – 5 Oct
Centring on an ambitious collaboration with the University of Edinburgh’s Next Generation Sound Synthesis (NESS) research group, this is Samson Young’s first major UK exhibition, also featuring other newly-commissioned work and an installation of his 2017 Sydney Biennale piece.
The Edinburgh-based Nomads Tent is hosting an evening of traditional Iranian music featuring a trio of musicians who met during the Musicians in Exile project.
Jun 26 – Aug 3
Performed amongst the beauty of Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens and in the Kibble Palace from 26 June – 3 August 2019, this year sees the group present a “Muse of Fire” programme, showcasing four of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters
The OUI Sessions will see weekly live music sessions every Friday and Saturday 6-8pm at the hotel’s OUIBar + KITCHN,