Edinburgh International Festival – Opera

This year’s offerings include 

CANDIDE 
ORLANDO FURIOSO 
L’ORFEO  
ORPHEUS & OEDIPUS REX  
DIDO AND AENEAS & PRIMA LA MUSICA, POI LE PAROLE 
CAPRICCIO 

BBC Radio 3 will be broadcasting these after the Festival ends… see here for schedule of all broadcasts from the Festival.

Some other goodies:

Friday 14 September at 7pm – Performance on 3
A CELEBRATION OF FRANCIS POULENC
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
David Jones
Chorus Master
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Stéphane Denève Conductor

Dame Gillian Weir Organ
Christine Brewer Soprano

Poulenc Stabat Mater
Poulenc Organ Concerto
Poulenc Excerpts from Dialogues des Carmélites

Wednesday 29th August at 1pm – Lunchtime Concert
Mark Padmore – tenor
WALKING TO LÜBECK

Bach Cantata BWV 55 ‘Ich armer Mensch’
Bach Cantata BWV 82 ‘Ich habe genug’
Bach Recitative and Aria from Cantata
Bach BWV 161 ‘Komm, du süsse Todesstunde’
Buxtehude Klaglied

 

 

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