Artist Announcement!

Artist Announcement!

A phenomenal collaboration! USA based, Scottish harp player Maeve Gilchrist is returning home to the Edinburgh International Harp Festival, to collaborate with the wonderful Mr McFall’s Chamber. This is a concert you will NOT want to miss! Maeve will also...
Artist Announcement

Artist Announcement

Paraguayan harp player Ismael Ledesma will not only wow you with his harp playing, but with his skills as a fantastic all-round entertainer! Ismael will be joining us for our festival in 2018! Ismael will be performing, and teaching both courses and...
Artist Announcement!

Artist Announcement!

We are thrilled that the Italian harpist Gabriella Dall’Olio will be joining us at The Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2018. Gabriella is a world renowned performer teacher and you will be pleased to hear that as well as performing she will be teaching two...
Artist Announcement!

Artist Announcement!

Celtic Cousins! At the 2018 EIHF we will be celebrating the music from two of the lesser known Celtic nations – Cornwall and the Isle of Man. From Cornwall we will be welcoming harp player Sarah Deere-Jones, who will be performing with Phil Williams on guitar....
Artist Announcement!

Artist Announcement!

Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2018 will be held over the Easter weekend. To reflect this we have programmed a special concert celebrating Easter and Springtime, featuring Scotland’s only professional Medieval music group, Canty. They will perform with...
Artist Announcement!

Artist Announcement!

Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2018 welcomes the return of Scottish harp player Catriona McKay and fiddler Chris Stout. Catriona Mckay & Chris Stout have just released a new album “Bare Knuckle” which has been heralded as a “Landmark...
Festival Updates

Festival Updates

Check back regularly for artist announcements and updates on The Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2018 as we approach our launch date: January 15th 2018    
Festival 2018 Dates

Festival 2018 Dates

We are happy to announce that the dates for The 37th Edinburgh International Harp Festival will be Friday 30th March – Wednesday 4th April 2018, in Merchiston Castle School. Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, these are different to the provisional dates...
Volunteer with Us

Volunteer with Us

This year we’re inviting a number of guest bloggers to write about the Harp Festival. Today’s post is by Louise Douglas, a long-serving volunteer with the Festival. This is Louise’s account of Festival life as a Steward! To Steward or not to Steward? That...