Germans musicians at Edinburgh International Festival

4 - 28 August 2017 | various venues, Edinburgh
Trio Zimmermann

German performers at the Edinburgh International Festival 2017

The Edinburgh International Festival once again welcomes a number of musicians from Germany in 2017, including Christian Tetzlaff, René Pape, Camillo Radicke and the Trio Zimmermann. Dorothea Röschmann and Werner Güra even star at the Opening Concert.

Here is an overview of the concerts featuring German musicians at this year's Edinburgh International Festival:

The Opening Concert
German soprano Dorothea Röschmann and tenor Werner Güra will join the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Pablo Heras-Casado to open the Edinburgh International Festival, performing Haydn's Symphony No 94 ‘Surprise’ and Mendelssohn's Symphony No 2 ‘Lobgesang’. The concert will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 11 September.
Saturday 5 August 2017 | Usher Hall
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Christian Tetzlaff & Leif Ove Andsnes
German violinist Christian Tetzlaff and pianist Leif Ove Andsnes play Mozart, Sibelius, Janáček and Shostakovich.
The Queen's Hall | Monday 7 August 2017
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René Pape & Camillo Radicke
Joined by German pianist Camillo Radicke, world-famous German bass René Pape delivers a concert of Beethoven, Dvořák, Quilter and Musorgsky.
The Queen’s Hall | 14 August 2017
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Trio Zimmermann
Edinburgh International Festival favourite Trio Zimmermann will play string trio compositions by Schoenberg and Bach at this year's Festival. German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, violist Antoine Tamestit and cellist Christian Poltéra, known as Trio Zimmermann, have reinvigorated the string trio as a musical form.
The Queen's Hall | 23 August 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Getting ready for Edinburgh Fringe

The 2017 edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe welcomes a range of performers from Germany. Featuring comedy, contemporary dance, cabaret, classical music and much more there is – as always – something for everyone in the programme.

German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni at the Edinburgh Art Festival

Manaf Halbouni

As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni, who currently lives and works in Dresden, will be giving an artist talk and presenting his film project “What If?”, which he has developed during his residency at Deveron Projects in Huntly.