32ND INTERNATIONAL IZMIR FESTIVAL May 26 – July 07, 2018
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OPENING CONCERT
June 9, Monday
Pergamon Asklepion Theatre
VIENNA CHAMBER PHILHARMONIC
Claudius Traunfellner, conductor
Mihaela Ursuleasa, piano

June 12, Thursday
Culturepark Open-air Theatre
THE TOKYO BALLET
MAURICE BÉJART’S IMAGES of ASIA

Maurice Béjart, choreographer

June 21, Saturday
Çeşme Church
MUSENNÂ – BAROQUE CARNIVALS AND OTTOMAN FESTIVITIES
LA TURCHESCA ENSEMBLE & CEVHER-İ MUSİKİ ENSEMBLE

Çimen Seymen, artistic director & soprano

FEATURING MARIO FRANGOULIS
July 3, Thursday
Celsus Library, Ephesus
(Hymnody to Apollon of ancient Greek and contemporary poetry)
FRAGMENTS of EURIPIDES’ “PHAETHON” & MUSIC-POETIC WORK
“APOLLON - DORION PHOS”
‘LOXIAS’ ORCHESTRA & ‘EN PHONAES’ CHOIR

Nikos Charalambous, director (Phaethon)
Elias Malandris, director (Dorion Phos)
Michalis Christodoulidis, composer (Dorion Phos) & conductor
Giorgos Papakostas, poetry (Dorion Phos)
Orpheus, Hesiodus, Proclos, Kallimachus, Kolotas poetry
Mario Frangoulis, soloist

MUSIC MUSEUM ENCOUNTERS
July 4, Friday
İKSEV Music Museum, Alsancak
MAFFY FALAY QUINTET
Maffy Falay, trumpet
Fredrik Lindborg, tenor saxophone
Carl Fredrik Orrje, piano
Kağan Yıldız, bass
Ferit Odman, drums

July 8, Tuesday
Celsus Library, Ephesus
“PUCCINI GALA EVENING”
Raffaella Angeletti, soprano
Roberta Canzian, soprano
Marco Berti, tenor
Vladimir Stojanov, baritone
Paolo Ballarin, piano

July 9, Wednesday
Celsus Library, Ephesus
I VIRTUOSI ITALIANI
Alberto Martini, conductor

July 16, Wednesday
Culturepark Open-air Theatre
ANDREW LLYOD WEBBER “PHANTOM PHANTASIA”
İZMİR FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

Anthony Inglis, conductor
Julian Llyod Webber, cello
Lucia Micarelli, violin

IN MEMORY OF AHMET PİRİŞTİNA
STARS of AKADEMİ İKSEV PLAYING

July 18, Friday
Alaçatı Open-air Theatre, Çeşme
BREMEN YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Heiner Buhlmann, conductor
Ariane Schnelle, flute
Alican Süner, violin
Can Güçkan, violin
Tuna Uğur, violin
Sarah Kluge, trumpet

ZUBIN MEHTA at EPHESUS
July 22, Tuesday
Celsus Library, Ephesus
ORCHESTRA DEL MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO
Zubin Mehta, conductor

İKSEV - İzmir Foundation For Culture Arts And Education