If you’re in the UK, then two destinations should demand your attention: London and Edinburgh. The BBC Proms are now in full swing and we’ve picked some of the plums to come later in the month, particularly when the international orchestras begin their tours. In Edinburgh, a rich mix of concerts and opera are headed by Così fan tutte, fresh from its controversial run in Aix-en-Provence.

Bayreuth Festival is still running, with its new Parsifal attracting much attention, and the Salzbur