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12, 13 October 2018, Friday, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Season Opening Concerts

Nil Venditti, conductor
Fazıl Say, piano

F. Say | Kapalı Çarşı
C. Saint-Saëns | Concerto for Piano No.2 in G minor, Op.22
O. Respighi | Feste Romane, P.157

 

20 October 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Eric Jacobsen, conductorEric_Jacobsen_(c)DarioAcosta2
David Guerrier, trumpet–horn 

A. Jolivet | Concerto for Trumpet No.2
J. Sibelius | Finlandia, Op.26
E. Chabrier | Larghetto for Horn and Orchestra
I. Stravinsky | Symphony in Three Movements

 

26 October 2018, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall


Pumeza görseliVladimir Fanshil, conductor
Pumeza Matshikiza, soprano 

A. Dvorak | Slavonic Dances No.1
G. Puccini | La Boheme, Donde Lieta Usci
G. Puccini | Turandot, Signore, ascolta
A. Dvorak | Slavonic Dances No.2
G. Fauré | Après un Rêve
A. Dvorak | Rusalka
South Africa Folk Songs
A. Borodin | Polovetsian Dances

 

3 November 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Olari Elts, conductorjasmine choi
Jasmine Choi, flute 

L. van Beethoven | Leonore Overture No.3
C. Reinecke | Concerto for Flute
I. Stravinsky | Petrouchka

 

10 November 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory for Atatürk

Fawzi Haimor, conductor
Noriyoshi Murakami, tuba
Berfin Aksu, violin
Ezgisu Apaydın, violin
Demirhan Gökbudak
, violin
Muhammedjan Sharipov, violin 

T. Yayalar | Anaclasis for Tuba (World premiere)
A. Vivaldi | Concerto for Four Violins in B minor, RV.580
G. Torelli | Concerto for Four Violins in A minor
L. van Beethoven | Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67

 

17 November 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Sasha Makila, conductoralexandra conunova
Alexandra Conunova, violin

L. van Beethoven | Concerto for Violin in D major, Op.61
F. Mendelssohn | Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 “Scottish”

 

24 November 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Paul Goodwin, conductorpablo-fernandez kopya
Pablo Ferrandez, violoncello

W.A. Mozart | Serenade No.9 in D major, KV.320 “Posthorn” (Excerpts)
J. Haydn | Concerto for Violoncello in C major
J. Sibelius | Symphony No.7 in C major, Op.105

 

1 December 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Alexander Liebreich, conductoralexander liebrich
Alena Baeva, violin

A. Part | Für Lennart in Memoriam
R. Strauss | Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op.8
J. Brahms | Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.68

8 December 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Mathieu Herzog, conductorMathieu Herzog
Amadeus Guitar Duo
M. Ravel | Alborada del gracioso
J. Rodrigo 
| Concierto Madrigal
P.I. Tchaikovsky | Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op.58
 

15 December 2018, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Adrien Perrouchon, conductorAllison Cook High Res 1 - credit Paul Foster-Williams
Allison Cook, soprano

L. Berio | Folk Songs

26, 27 December 2018, Wednesday, Thursday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

New Year’s Concerts

Ferenc Gabor, conductor
Burcu Uyar, soprano
 

9 February 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

A Night at the Opera

Ayyub Guliyev, conductor
Feryal Türkoğlu
, soprano

Ferda Yetişer, mezzo-soprano
Arda Doğan, tenor
Umut Kosman, baritone

  

13, 14 February 2019, Wednesday, Thursday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Valentine’s Day Concerts

 

25 February 2019, Monday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory of İhsan Doğramacıgurer aykal

Gürer Aykal, conductor
Elvin Hoxha Ganiyev, violin
Emre Yavuz, piano
 
E. Chausson | Poème, Op.25
S. Rachmaninov | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43 
J. Brahms | Symphony No.2 in D major, Op.73
 

2 March 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Miquel Ortega, conductorMiquel Ortega FOTO
Isabel Rey, soprano

R. Schumann | Manfred Overture, Op.115
R. Schumann | Frauenliebe und Leben, Op.42
M. de Falla | 7 Canciones Populares Españolas
M. de Falla | El Sombrero de Tres Picos

  

8 March 2019, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

İbrahim Yazıcı, conductorIbrahim-Yazici-2-Print
David Orlowsky, clarinet

İ. Yazıcı | World premiere
A. Copland
 | Concerto for Clarinet

 

16 March 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Rumon Gamba, conductorbehzod abduraimov
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

S. Rachmaninov | Concerto for Piano No.3 in D minor, Op.30
E. Elgar | Enigma Variations, Op.36

 

23 March 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Gürer Aykal, conductor gurer-aykal
Simge Büyükedez, soprano
Asude Karayavuz, mezzo-soprano

G.B. Pergolesi | Stabat Mater, P.77
E. Elgar | Serenade, Op.20
A.A. Saygun | Concerto de Camera, Op.62
O. Respighi | Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No.3

 

3 April 2019, Wednesday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

İhsan Doğramacı Special Concertgulsin-onay1-kopya

Gürer Aykal, conductor
Gülsin Onay, piano

S. Rachmaninov | Concerto for Piano No.2 in C minor, Op.18
G. Holst | The Planets, Op.32

 

27 April 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Mei Ann Chen, conductor01_Offenbach_Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Andreas Brantelid, violoncello

E. Lalo | Concerto for Violoncello in D minor
E. Chabrier | España, Rhapsody for Orchestra