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20th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

June 12, Monday

Gündoğdu Square

THE HARMONIC BAND OF THE TURKISH ARMED FORCES

Conductor: Halil Aşık

 

OPENING CONCERT              (In memory of Ahmet Piriştina)

June 15, Thursday

The Great Theater, Ephesus

“THE TURKISH FIVE UNDER THE BATON OF RENOWNED FIVE CONDUCTORS”

İZMİR STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conductors and Programme

İbrahim YAZICI: Ulvi Cemal Erkin’s “Köçekçe”                                               

Naci Özgüç: Cemal Reşit Rey’s “Türkiye-senfonik şiir”             

Rengim GÖKMEN: Ahmet Adnan Saygun’s “Orkestra İçin Çeşitlemeler”                                   

Erol ERDİNÇ: Necil Kazım Akses’s “İtrî’nin Nevâ-Kâr-ı Üzerine Scherzo”

Gürer AYKAL: Hasan Ferit Anlar’s “Prelüd ve İki Dans”            

 

June 17, Saturday

Celsus Library

COTTESMORE SCHOOL CHAPEL CHOIR

Featuring AKADEMİ İKSEV CHILDREN CHORUS

 

June 19, Monday

Celsus Library

W.A. MOZART: “LA CLEMENZA DI TITO”

(Opera, in 2 acts – concert version)

AKBANK CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Conductor: Cem Mansur

IPSWICH CHORAL SOCIETY

Chorus Master: Stephen Ramsey

 

June 21, Wednesday  

Culturepark Open-air Theatre

HALDUN TANER: “KEŞANLI ALİ DESTANI”

İZMİR STATE THEATRE

Director: Bülent Arın

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 23, Friday

Culturepark Open-air Theatre

IAN ANDERSON plays the

ORCHESTRAL JETHRO TULL

BİLKENT YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conductor: John O’hara

Soloist: Ian Anderson

 

June 26, Monday

Sabancı Cultural Palace

MERAGA’dan SYMRNA’ya

İZMİR STATE CLASSICAL TURKISH MUSIC CHORUS

Conductor: Hayati Çifçi

Soloist: Melihat Gülses

 

June 30, Friday

Celsus Library

TUNCAY YILMAZ &

MOSCOW MUSICA VIVA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Conductor: Alexander Rudin

Soloist: Tuncay Yılmaz, violin

 

July 3, Monday

Culturepark Open-air Theatre

YAMATO “The Drummers of Japan”

Artistic Director: Masa Ogawa

 

July 5, Wednesday

Çeşme Fortress

“IN THE SPIRIT OF MOZART”

CHICK COREA

with THE BAYERISCHE KAMMERPHILHARMONIE

 

July 8, Saturday

Çeşme Fortress

“FADO CONCERT”

KATIA GUERREIRO

 

 

July 13, Thursday

Çeşme Fortress

“OMARA PORTUONDO”

Flor de Amor Tour

 

 

 

 

July 18, Tuesday

Celsus Library

KELSOS ENSEMBLE

Conductor: Nikos Nikolaides

 

July 20, Thursday

The Great Theatre, Ephesus

SOPHOKLES: “ANTIGONE”

ANKARA STATE THEATRE

Director: Ayşe Emel Mesci

 

August 19, Saturday

The Great Theatre, Ephesus

MEDITERRANEAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Conductor: Jacques Mercier

 

August 20, Sunday

Pergamon Asklepieon Theatre

MEDITERRANEAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Conductor: Jacques Mercier

 

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