Perth Festival

17th - 26th May 2018
Box Office: 01738 621 031

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Jools Holland 2016

Saturday 28th May 2016
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'Tosca' English Touring Opera 2017

Thursday 18th May
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Tenebrae Choir 2017

Saturday 20th May
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ArTay - contemporary Art Marquee

Sunday 21st May

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. Join our Friends to get priority booking and updates on concerts.

Next Festival will be 17th-26th May 2018.
Some of the highlights will be -   

17-20 May ArTay Marquee
17 May The Marriage of Figaro English Touring Opera - Concert Hall
18 May Rossini Concert English Touring Opera - Perth Theatre
18 May Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
19 May Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Concert Hal


20 May Opening Concert - Concert Hall
22 May Tenebrae Choir WW1 programme - St John's Kirk
23 May Emma Johnson MBE Clarinet Goes to Town - A night of swing - Perth Theatre 

26 May Hannah Fisher and Friends recital - St John's Kirk
26 May Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra & Jennifer Pike (violin) - Concert Hall
   - Weber Euryanthe Overture
   - Bruch Violin Concerto
   - Shostakovich Symphony No. 5

and more to be announced including rock, comedy, dance ... 

Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Friends can buy tickets 1 week before Box Office opens to the public at end March 2018. Join the Friends for only £10. Details here.

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...



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