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Weekly playlist #11

This week, we're celebrating the launch of Spirit of '47 programme co-curated with British Council.

Artists from Scotland, England, USA, Ukraine, Lebanon, Cuba, China, Jamaica, Palestine, Chile, Argentina, Syria, Portugal, Germany, Iran, Pakistan, India and many more will come together for ten days of electrifying performance and discussion.

Get to know the programme with this selection of songs from some of the artists performing.

Photo: Anoushka Shankar © Jamie-James Medina

Actor Charles Dance to join the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concert

The award-winning British actor, writer and director Charles Dance is to narrate Aaron Copland’s orchestral work Lincoln Portrait with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

First Minister visits Castlebrae Community High School ahead of school's International Festival event

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits Castlebrae Community High School, who have been part of a three-year residency programme with the Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival’s poignant exhibition plots a Blueprint for the Future

Public art installation created by Edinburgh high school pupils opens at Old College Quad