Venues of this year include Hagia Eirene Museum.
The tickets of the 42nd Istanbul Music Festival are on sale as of Feb. 8. Tickets can be purchased from Biletix and the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) building in Şişhane.
Festival tickets will also be on sale the box office located in the Hagia Eirene Museum throughout the festival.
This year’s festival will be held between May 31 and June 27 with the theme of “The Song of Nature.” It will host approximately 800 local and foreign artists including Steven Isserlis, Isabelle van Keulen, Alexander Raskatov, Nelson Freire, Pepe Remero, Krzysztof Penderecki, Xavier de Maistre, and Yuja Wang as well as examples of world’s leading orchestras Sinfonia Varsovia and Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela in Istanbul.
Twenty-six concerts including orchestral concerts, chamber music, vocal concerts, and recitals within the festival program will take place in different venues including Burgazada Square, Hagia Eirene Museum, Süreyya Opera House, Surp Vortvots Vorodman Church, İş Sanat Concert Hall, Zorlu Center Performing Arts Center, and Boğaziçi University Albert Long Hall. The festival will also present free-of-charge concerts titled “Classical Sundays” in various venues.