George Mackay Brown

Stromness born poet, author and dramatist George Mackay Brown (1921-1996) was one of the Festival's founders.

Many of his works, and adaptations such as Alan Plater's play based on the novel Greenvoe, have been performed at the Festival over the years and in particular settings of many of his poems by Peter Maxwell Davies.

Read his full Obituary in The Independent

 

BBC Radio 3 to feature Festival Concerts

From Tuesday 10 until Friday 13 October BBC Radio 3's Lunchtime Concerts will feature recordings from this year's St Magnus Int Full Story...

Festival partners with CoMA Summer School

St Magnus International Festival is delighted to be in partnership with CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) to bring their International Music Summ Full Story...

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