Timeless Experiences

Timeless Experiences


44th Istanbul Music Festival is being organised by IKSV, which The Marmara is the official accommodation sponsor for nearly 20 years has just started.

The 44th Istanbul Music Festival, which will be between the 1st of June and 24th of June has started with the opening concert of Istanbul Filarmoni Orchestra. Before the concert, an opening seramony took place and The Marmara Collection recieved a plaque as the official accommodation sponsor of IKSV. The plaque was recieved by Huseyin Ozturk, who is the CEO of The Marmara Collection.


The Role Of The Marmara in Contributing to Art

Since it was found, The Marmara is supporting art and artlovers with being the official sponsor of IKSV. To date, The Marmara has accommodated several celebrities like Marcus Miller, Yngwie Malmsteen, Kevin Spacey, Joss Stone, Emma Shaplin, Deep Purpple, Patricia Kaas, Pink Martini, Chris De Burg, İdil Biret, Okay Temiz. They also wrote a testimonial to the memory book of The Marmara. You can see these starts from the link: http://www.themarmarahotels.com/celebrities.aspx

This year, The Marmara will also accommodate several artists and keep giving the best quality service just like before.

The Marmara Offers 20% Discount to the Audiences of the Festival

The Marmara is supporting artlovers just like supporting the art itself by combining Istanbul Music Festival and the restaurants of The Marmara. People, who show their tickets to the festival, will have 20% discount at Tuti Restaurant, Lobby Lounge, Cafe Marmara and The Marmara Chocolate Shop.

About the 44th Istanbul Music Festival

This year, the festival will take place at 17 different locations like Aya İrini, Fransız Sarayı Bahçesi, Süreyya Operası, İş Sanat Konser Salonu and 26 concerts. The theme will be “If music be the food, play on...”

Since 2011, Istanbul Music Festival creates sifferent themes and this year, remembering the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, his famous quote about music forms the theme. “If music be the food, play on...” During the festival, several concerts will be performed in the name of great writer Shakespeare.

By taking a look at the concerts, which are inspired by the theme, Orchestra of the Swan is one of them. This concert has the signs of one of Shakespeare’s coloful plays named A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Concert will be at Aya İrini Müzesi on the 3rd of June at 8 pm. The price of the tickets are between 35 TL and 200 TL.

orchestra of the swan

Another concert, which is inspired by the theme has the same name with it “If music be the food, play on...” Alexei Volodin will be playing the piano and Mert Fırat & Tilbe Saran will perform with him. Don’t miss this musical festival at Sent Antuan Alt Church on the 10th of June at 8 pm. The prices are between 35 TL and 150 TL.

Alexei Volodin

On the 24th of June, the festival will end with Vienna Symphony Orchestra & Pablo Heras-Casado & Alice Sara Ott. There are several more concerts that will touch your taste and you can find out about the festival from http://muzik.iksv.org/tr