This week the Edinburgh International Festival celebrates its digital media partnership with Sinfini Music
with the launch of 35 exciting new ‘SoundBites’ podcasts produced to
help Festival goers explore the 2015 musical concert programme.
is the second consecutive year that the Festival has worked with
Sinfini Music, the online destination for classical music, which
specialises in providing diverse ways
into the genre for new or existing classical music fans. With over 50
concerts to choose from the Festival hopes that this incredible free
resource will allow Festival goers to dig deeper into the programme
before and after the musical event.
can download a playlist, sample the music and discover more about the
repertoire from the concerts to help you figure out whether Beethoven or
Brahms is more your cup of
All these resources are free and available on both the Festival and Sinfini Music’s sites.
Sinfini Music’s General Manager, Tina Poyser,
said: “as the Festival's Digital Media Partner for the second
year running, we are thrilled to once again be breaking down the
barriers to classical music through podcasts, videos, comic strips and
feature articles. We look forward to getting audiences
excited about this year’s stellar line-up of world class musicians and
Festival Director, Fergus Linehan added:
“These unique, bite size podcasts will give music lovers unique
insights into the thoughts of festival artists and the work being
presented. They are a wonderful addition to our 2015 programme."
Key dates for the diary:
Friday 7 August Festival 2015 opens.
Monday 31 August Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, and Festival 2015 comes to a close.
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About the Edinburgh International Festival –
August, the giants of the arts gather in the stunning city of Edinburgh
for the International Festival. For three exhilarating weeks the city
becomes an international
cultural epicentre with the finest creators and performers from the
worlds of classical music, theatre, opera and dance from around the
globe offering intense, personal and exciting experiences to those who
come from Scotland, the UK and overseas.
a vibrant, innovative and energetic organisation, involved in
commissioning and producing new work from the very best artists working
internationally, while also nurturing
grass roots arts engagement on its doorstep, the Festival contributes
to many aspects of life, be it culture, economy, education and society,
and enhances the lives of people not just in Edinburgh and Scotland, but
around the world.
The 2015 Edinburgh International Festival runs from 7-31 August.
Sinfini Music (www.sinfinimusic.com)
the online destination for classical music, providing ways into the
genre for new or existing classical music fans. It is straightforward
and jargon-free using multiple content types
to bring a different angle to classical music, including exclusive
written feature articles, filmed Sinfini Sessions, playlists, guides and
comic strips. Sinfini Music is owned by Universal Music but
editorially independent, covering music and releases from
all record labels, artists and venues.
Films, photos, media releases and accreditation information
The Edinburgh International Festival is supported by the
City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland. Scottish Charity Number SC004694.
Labels: Edinburgh International Festival, Sinfini Music