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LET DRAGON APPEAR

LET THE FESTIVAL BEGIN!

28-29 May 2012

Gündoğdu Square       7.00 pm

YEAR OF CHINESE CULTURE IN TURKEY

BEIJING DRAGON AND LION STREET THEATRE

 

 

26TH INTERNATIONAL İZMİR FESTIVAL

4 JUNE - 28 SEPTEMBER 2012

 

“BE THE ORCHESTRA AND PLAY!”

İzmir Tobacco Factory (Reji), Alsancak

RE-RITE “SOUND & VIDEO INSTALLATION”

VIRTUAL ORCHESTRA: PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA & ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, principal conductor

 

Open daily 5-24 June 2012 

From 10.00 am to 10.00 pm

RE-RITE Opening Concert

4 June 2012    9.30 pm

İzmir Tobacco Factory (Reji), Alsancak

Igor Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale”

SOLOISTS OF THE PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA

GÜROL TONBUL, narrator

 

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“POETIC BRIDGE FROM CLASSICAL TO ROCK”

20 June 2012  9.30 pm

İEÜ Open-air Theatre

THE ROCK CONCERTO

Music:  Alexander Markov & James V. Remington

Lyrics & Vocal Melodies: Neal Coomer

İZMİR STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

İZMİR FESTIVAL CHOIR

THE ROCK CONCERTO BAND

EROL ERDİNÇ, conductor

ALEXANDER MARKOV, classical and electric violin

 

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INSPIRING ROMANTICS

22 June 2012  9.30 pm

Ayavukla Church

FAURÉ QUARTETT

Erika Geldsetzer, violin         

Sascha Frombling, viola

Dirk Mommertz, piano

Konstantin Heidrich, cello

 

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MUSIC FAR AWAY

25 June 2012  9.30 pm

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center

ERKAN OĞUR & DERYA TÜRKAN

& VINCENT SEGAL

Erkan Oğur, fretless guitar

Derya Türkan, kemancha

Vincent Segal, cello

 

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IN SEARCH OF PERFECTION

28 June 2012  9.30 pm

Celsus Library, Ephesus

CAMERATA SALZBURG

HANS JÖRG SCHELLENBERGER, conductor /oboe

TUNCAY YILMAZ, violin

Programme:

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 52 C Minor Hob. I:52

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4  D major K. 218

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Johann Sebastian Bach: Double Concerto c minor BWV 1060 for Violin, Oboe and Orchestra

Wolfgang  Amadeus  Mozart: Symphony No. 29 A major K. 201

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TOWARDS THE WIND

5 July 2012     9.30 pm

Çeşme Marina            

KROKE

Tomasz Lato, double bass

Jerzy Bawoł, accordion

Tomasz Kukurba, violin, viola

 

Ticket info:: www.cesmemarina.com.tr

 

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OPERA FOREVER

7 July 2012     9.30 pm

Celsus Library, Ephesus

FRANCESCA FRANCI, mezzo soprano

PAOLO VILLA, piano

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PINK MARTINI

'Retrospective Tour'

8 July 2012     9.30 pm

Çeşme Open-air Theatre

 

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YEAR OF CHINESE CULTURE IN TURKEY

9 July 2012     9.30 pm

Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center

SHENZHEN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

CHRISTIAN EHWALD, conductor

 

Free tickets can be obtained at IKSEV’s Box Office

 

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A  MEDITERRANEAN PORT

10 July 2012   9.30 pm

Agora, Ephesus

WIENER PHILHARMONIKER

HERBERT BLOMSTEDT, conductor

Programme:

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 7 D. 729 E Major

 

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Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 D. 759 B Minor “Unfinished Symphony”

 

A part of Mediterranean tour of Wiener Philharmoniker titled “Sea and Music”. This concert has very limited seating, please call İKSEV.

 

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LOVE VANQUISHES DEATH

13 July 2012   9.30 pm

Culturepark Open-air Theatre

Adolphe Adam: GISELLE, Ballet in 2 acts

DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

TED BRANDSEN, artistic director

 

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CALL OF THREE ERAS

14 July 2012   9.30 pm

Çeşme Castle

ARKAS TRİO

Tuncay Yılmaz, violin

Gustav Rivinius, cello

Emre Elivar, piano

 

Program:

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: Trio No: 3, Op. 1, C Minor

Hasan UÇARSU: Trio ‘yok-zamanlar / no-times’

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Felix MENDELSSOHN: Trio No: 1, Op. 49, D Minor

 

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FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE*

28 September 2012

Agora, Ephesus           8.00 pm

BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER

SIR SIMON RATTLE, conductor

EFE BALTACIGİL, cello

FORA BALTACIGİL, double bass

 

Programme:

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8 D. 759 B Minor “Unfinished Symphony”

Giovanni Bottesini: Gran duo Concertante for cello, double bass and orchestra

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Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.7 A Major Op.92

 

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