- 2018 Festival
The 2018 Festival will be based round the dates 22-28 June. The programme will be published at the end of March.
- New Office
From 1 November 2017 St Magnus International Festival is based at:
13 Albert Street
- Festival Chorus
For 2018 the Chorus will perform Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle. Find out more about the Chorus here
Education Projects and the local Orkney Community are at the heart of what the Festival is about.
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These limited-edition lambswool scarves are designed by Kirsteen Stewart and you can buy them online here!
- Support Us
With the personal support of arts lovers like you, the festival presents an artistic programme the equal of many major city-based festivals across the world. It has won widespread international acclaim for innovative commissioning of new work and championing of community arts and arts education.
- About Orkney
Orkney consists of a group of 70 islands off the North Coast of Scotland, of which around 20 are inhabited. The islands are on the same latitude as Anchorage, Stockholm and St Petersburg. At midsummer, the sun barely sets.
- Inclusive Creativity
A special collaboration funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to increase access to the creation of music
- Norwegian Royal Visit
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the opening weekend of St Magnus International Festival 2017.
St Magnus International Festival was delighted to be part of Edinburgh's Hogmanay with a performance in St Giles Cathedral on 1 Jan 2017
- Peter Maxwell Davies
We remember Sir Peter Maxwell Davies one of the founders of the Festival, who died in March 2016.