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Get in touch with the International Festival team

Any Questions?

Firstly, it's worth checking our FAQ page to see if we have already answered your query!

If not, please use the form below to get in touch with us. Our offices are open from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and we will get back to you within those hours. For general enquiries, you can also call or leave us a voicemail at 0131 473 2099.

If you have a ticketing enquiry, please contact the Box Office via email at [email protected] or by telephone on 0131 473 2000.

If you have a membership enquiry, please contact the membership team on 0131 473 2065 or email [email protected].

Send performing enquiries to [email protected].

The Team

Keith Skeoch

Royal Patron
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Festival Director
Nicola Benedetti
[email protected]*

*performing enquiries sent to this address will not be acknowledged. All performing enquiries should be sent to [email protected]

Executive Office

Chief Executive
Francesca Hegyi

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive
Scott Blair
[email protected]

Head of Business Strategy and Stakeholders
Katie Paterson
[email protected]

Personal Assistant to the Festival Director
Maebh Martin
[email protected]

Administration and Finance

Director of Finance & Commercial
Susan McIntosh
[email protected]

Head of Finance
Andrew Brownlie
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Head of HR and Organisational Development
Sam Mudie
[email protected]

HR & Payroll Manager
Kirsten Stewart
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Creative Director
Roy Luxford
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Head of Artistic Management
Paul Sharp
[email protected]

Programme Manager
Emma Hay
[email protected]

Chorus Manager
Gemma Wallbanks
[email protected]

Music Scheduling Co-ordinator
Kirsty Hughes
[email protected]

Head of Music
Nicolas Zekulin
[email protected]

Contracts Manager
Siobhan Clark
[email protected]

Artists Co-ordinator
Drew Young
[email protected]

Chorus Director
James Grossmith
[email protected]


Discovery and Participation
[email protected]

[email protected]

Press and Media
[email protected]

Box Office
[email protected]


Development Director
Katherine Planas
[email protected]

Partnerships Officer
Florence Gygax
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Corporate Partnerships Manager
Alyson Orme
[email protected]

Project Coordinator
Sarah Broadwell
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Head of Philanthropy
Kate Garbutt
[email protected]

Philanthropy Manager
Katherine Shaw
[email protected]

Individual Giving Manager
Sebastian King
[email protected]

Membership Officer
Holly Johnson
[email protected]

Head of Events & Stewardship
Claire Macdonald
[email protected]


Head of Production
Paul Claydon
[email protected]

Board of Trustees

Sir Keith Skeoch (Chair)

Leonie Bell
Marion Davis
Spiro Phanos
Yasmin Sulaiman
Lara Akeju
Chris Condron

Ann Henderson
Roya Nasser
Caroline Roxburgh
Councillor Cammy Day
Councillor Jo Mowatt
Councillor Hal Osler