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

 

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...

Broadcasts of Festival Concerts

The Saturday lunchtime concert by the BBC Singers at this year's Festival will  be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday 11 July at 2pm as Full Story...

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