Perth Festival of the Arts is a gem in Scotland’s cultural calendar. Now in our 47th year we programme rock, opera, classical, jazz, folk, drama, visual arts in Perth Concert Hall, Perth Theatre and St John's Kirk. Recent artists include Jools Holland, Nigel Kennedy. Nicola Benedetti, Van Morrison, The John Wilson Orchestra, The Proclaimers, KT Tunstall, The View, Nina Conti, Marcus Brigstocke... see more artists.
Photo Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra coming to Festival 2018
Next Festival 17th - 26th May 2018
Tickets go on sale to Friends on Monday 19th March and for General Booking on Monday 26th March. Only £10 to join and book early click here.
Some of the highlights will be -
17-20 May ArTay Marquee
7.30pm 17 May The Marriage of Figaro
English Touring Opera - Concert Hall
7.30pm 18 May Fireworks An Evening of Rossini's Greatest Arias
English Touring Opera - Perth Theatre
7.30pm 18 May Jools Holland and his Rhythm and
Blues Orchestra - Concert Hall
7.30pm 19 May Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Concert Hal
8pm 20 May The Royal Northern Sinfonia
with Lars Vogt - Concert Hall
7.30pm 21 May An Evening with The Rev Richard Coles
- Perth Theatre
7.30pm 22 May Tenebrae Choir WW1
programme - St John's Kirk
7.30pm 23 May Emma Johnson MBE Clarinet Goes to Town
- A night of swing - Perth Theatre
11am 26 May Hannah Fisher and Friends recital
- St John's Kirk
3pm 26 May An Afternoon with Scottish crime-writer,
Val McDermid - Perth Theatre
7.30pm 26 May Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra &
Jennifer Pike (violin) - Concert Hall
- Weber Euryanthe Overture
- Bruch Violin Concerto
- Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
and much more to be announced including rock, comedy, dance ...
Perth Festival 2017 – So how did it go? 12 days and nights, 28 concerts, 1 art exhibition, 5 venues, 11,500 attendees and one single purpose……. To inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy a wide range of top quality arts. The question is, did we achieve that? Read on...