2016 Supporters

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Thank you to all of the International Festival Supporters


Edinburgh City Council 

   Creative Scotland logo     Scottish Government's Expo Fund logo

Principal Supporters

Dunard Fund

Léan Scully EIF Fund

Project Grants

Event Scotland logo



European Regional Development Fund logo

International Festival Partners


appetite Direct logo


 Arnold Clark logo


Arup logo


Baillie Gifford

BBC Arts logo

BBC Radio 3 logo


Capital Document Solutions


Classic FM


CodeBase logo


DPI Print logo

EICC logo

The Glasshouse logo

The List logoMacdonald Holyrood Hotel logoPulsant logo
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo logoSheraton Grand logoSteinway & Sons logo
The University of EdinburghWaldorf Astoria - The Caledonian logoDeeside Water logo

Opening Event Partner

Standard Life logo


Fireworks Concert Partner

Virgin Money

Principal Donors
American Friends of the Edinburgh International Festival
The Director’s Circle
Edinburgh International Festival Benefactors
Edinburgh International Festival Commissioning Fund
Edinburgh International Festival Education Fund
Edinburgh International Festival Endowment Fund
Edinburgh International Festival Friends and Patrons
Edinburgh International Festival Opera Development Fund

Corporate Associates

Alba Water
Cullen Property 
Dimensions (Scotland) Ltd
Edinburgh Trades Union Council and affiliates
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Edinburgh
Jenners, a House of Fraser store
Maclay Murray & Spens LLP

Omni Centre Edinburgh
Royal Society of Edinburgh
The Rutland Hotel and Apartments
Springbank Distillers Ltd
Villa Maria

International Partners and

Australian High Commission to the United Kingdom
The Canada Council for the Arts
Canadian High Commission to the United Kingdom
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec 
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Edinburgh
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh
Consulate of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, Edinburgh
The Embassy of Italy, London
The Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands

Institut français d’Ecosse
The Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh
Québec Government Office, London

Trusts and Foundations

The Binks Trust
The John S Cohen Foundation
Cruden Foundation Limited
The Peter Diamand Trust
The Evelyn Drysdale Charitable Trust
Fidelio Charitable Trust
Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust
The Idlewild Trust
The Inches Carr Trust
Jean and Roger Miller's Charitable Trust
The Morton Charitable Trust
The Negaunee Foundation
The Pirie Rankin Charitable Trust
Risk Charitable Fund
The Robertson Trust
The Hope Scott Trust
The Stevenston Charitable Trust
The Sym Charitable Trust
The Turtleton Charitable Trust


Benefactors and Patrons
Thank you to the following individuals for their support of the 2016 International Festival.

Director's Fund

James and Morag Anderson
Sir Ewan and Lady Brown


Geoff and Mary Ball
Richard Burns
Sir Gerald and Lady Elliot
Jo and Alison Elliot
Joscelyn Fox
Gavin and Kate Gemmell
Frank Hitchman
Niall and Carol Lothian
Donald and Louise MacDonald
Anne McFarlane
David McLellan
Keith and Lee Miller
George Ritchie
Michael Shipley and Philip Rudge
Keith and Andrea Skeoch
Jim and Isobel Stretton
Andrew and Becky Swanston
Dr and Mrs George Sypert
John-Paul and Joanna Temperley
Susie Thomson
Claire and Mark Urquhart
Mr Hedley G Wright

Platinum Reserve

J Attias
Lori A. Martin and Christopher L. Eisgruber
Bridget and John Macaskill
Aileen and Stephen Nesbitt
Patron Travel
Zachs-Adam Family

Platinum Supporter

Roger and Angela Allen
Constant Barbas and Nicholas van Eek
William and Elizabeth Berry
Katie Bradford
Carola Bronte-Stewart
Chris Carter and Stuart Donachie
The Rt Hon Lord Clarke
Lord and Lady Coulsfield
Tom and Alison Cunningham
John Dale
Mr Frédéric de Mevius
Alan Fraser
Mr and Mrs Ted W Frison
Gillian Gaines
Celia F Goodhew
Martin and Carola Gordon
Malcolm and Avril Gourlay
Anne and John Graham
Raymond and Anita Green
George Gwilt
David and Judith Halkerston
Kenneth Harrold
Ray and Pauline Hartman
Shields and Carol Henderson
André and Rosalie Hoffmann
J Douglas Home
Dr Jean Horton
Sir Brian and Lady Ivory
Alan M Johnston
Fred and Ann Johnston
Paul and Christine Jones
Mr and Mrs Roddy Jones
Prof Ludmilla Jordanova
John and Angela Kessler
David and Brenda Lamb
Tari and Brian Lang
Norman and Christine Lessels
Alan Macfarlane
Chris and Gill Masters
Duncan and Una McGhie
Francis Menotti
David A Millar
Sir Ronald and Lady Miller
In memory of Elayne Mills
David Milne and Liz Sharpe
Morris-Jones Family
Mr Jerry Ozaniec
Nick and Julie Parker
Tanya and David Parker
Lady Potter AC
Donald and Brenda Rennie
Mrs Janine Rensch
Sir Duncan Rice and Lady Rice
Andrew and Carolyn Richmond
John D Ritchie
Ross Roberts
Caroline Roxburgh
Fiona and Ian Russell
Anny Wright
Robin and Sheila Wight
Mark and Ulrike Wilson
Ruth Woodburn
Neil and Philippa Woodcock
Mrs Irené M Young

And others who prefer to remain anonymous