The world’s largest classical music channel, medici.tv, has become the official partner of the Competition for the second time, broadcasting all competitive performances on its digital platform.
Starting from the first day of the Competition, its events will be available for online viewing; the records will be stored on the website tch16.medici.tv until 2027, for those interested. In addition, the #TCH16 platform in which more than 250 people will be involved, will offer several innovations to the viewers. On June 14, 2019, the 24-hour news channel The Studio will begin its work, broadcasting the major events of the Competition, backstage reports, archive footage and other exclusive videos. Also this year an online audience voting will be held for the first time, which will allow music lovers all over the world to support the participant they like. The voting will be open during the final round of the Competition.
The tch16.medici.tv website is already operational. At the moment, its visitors can get acquainted with the news of the Competition, materials from its history and archival videos.
In 2015, medici.tv Internet broadcasts of the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition performances set a record in the world of classical music, with more than 10,000,000 views in 187 countries and 13,000 cities of the world. Social media activity set another record as its audience reached more than 6,000,000 users.
The medici.tv channel is a world leader in streaming classic music videos. Thanks to careful selection, the concerts broadcasted live or on demand on medici.tv have been attracting attention of music lovers, professional musicians and institutions all over the world for over 10 years already. Named by the New York Times “a phenomenon closest to classics streaming by Netflix”, medici.tv online platform brings live classical music to its admirers around the world. Since its founding in 2008, medici.tv has filmed performances by leading soloists, ensembles and orchestras of classical music in famous concert halls, at festivals and competitions around the world. As the largest classical music channel, medici.tv offers the Internet audience more than 150 live broadcasts per year and the largest list of videos, including recordings of concerts, ballets, operas, master classes, documentaries, backstage materials and interviews, all in high resolution.