In this exclusive video for the Guardian, Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays and discusses Bartók's violin concerto as she prepares to perform it with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in her Edinburgh International Festival debut
Festival begins at Speed of Light
An open-air light show involving hundreds of runners in special LED suits is the opening event of the Edinburgh International Festival.
Edinburgh Festival 2012 to open with NVA's Speed Of Light art installation
Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival transforms one of the world's most beautiful cities, presenting three exhilarating weeks of the finest creators and performers from the worlds of the arts.
Established in The Edinburgh International Festival was created with the intention of enlivening and enriching the cultural life of Europe and providing "a platform for the flowering of the human spirit".
They Are Wearing: The Edinburgh International Festival
This year the Edinburgh International Festival is featuring Brett Bailey’s performance piece Exhibit B. Exhibit B presents thirteen living pictures, created with local African residents and asylum seekers…
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