Edinburgh International Festival
Founded in 1947 as a way of bringing people together in the wake of WWII, the Edinburgh International Festival this year welcomes 2,750 artists from 31 nations to perform in Scotland’s capital city. Major international companies include: Peter Brook’s legendary Paris-based company Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, resident company at the Festival with three contrasting works; the Théâtre des Champs Elysées; and Opéra de Lyon. World leading orchestras include the London Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Where: Various venues, Edinburgh
Ticket price: Various