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2019 – 2020

22 August 2019, Thursday, 21:00 | D-Marin Turgutreis

Bodrum Music Festival Season Concertfazil-say1

Nil Venditti, conductor
Fazıl Say, piano 

L. van Beethoven | Concerto for Piano Konçertosu No.3 in C minor, Op.37 
F. Mendelssohn | Symphony No.4 in A major, Op.90 “İtalian” 

23 August 2019, Friday, 21:00 | D-Marin Turgutreis

 

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İbrahim Yazıcı, conductor
Pablo Ferrandez, violoncello

E. Elgar | Concerto for Violoncello in E minor, Op.85
F. Say | Symphony No.4 “Hope” (Turkish premiere)

 

30 August 2019, Friday, 20:00 | Zelve Open Air Museum, Cappadocia

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With collaboration of  Cappadocia University

Ender Sakpınar, conductor
Ezgi Karakaya, soprano

G. Rossini | La Gazza Ladra Overture
G. Rossini | L’Italiana in Algeri, Cruda sorte
P.I. Tchaikovsky | Swan Lake Overture
W.A. Mozart | Cosi fan Tutte, Smanie implacabili
J. Brahms | Hungarian Dance No.5
G. Bizet | Carmen, Habanera
E. Grieg | Peer Gynt, In the Hall of the Mountain King
J. Williams | Star Wars (Arr.: Jerry Brubacker)
H. Zimmer | Gladiator (Arr.: John Wasson)
D. Parton | Bodyguard, I will always love you
J. Williams | Superman
J. Horner | Titanic, My heart will go on (Arr.: John Moss)
J. Williams | Indiana Jones
A. Lloyd Webber | Evita, Don’t Cry for Me Argentina
(Arr.: Calvin Custer)
K. Badelt | Pirates of the Caribbean (Arr: Ted Ricketts)
H. Öncü | Harbiye Marşı (Lyric: Cevdet Şakir Çetiner)
M. Sun | İzmir Marşı
C.R. Rey – M. Sun | Onuncu Yıl Marşı (Lyric: Behçet Kemal Çağlar, Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel)

14 September 2019, Saturday, 20:30 | Bilkent Odeon

Bruno Mantovani, conductor
Ezgi Karakaya, mezzo-soprano
Ayhan Uştuk, tenor
Doğukan Özkan, bass
Ministry of Culture and Tourism State Polphonic Choir
Burak Onur Erdem
, choirmaster
W.A. Mozart | Requiem in D minor, KV.626

12 October 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

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Christoph Mathias Mueller, conductor
Emalie Savoy, soprano

A. Weprik | Songs and Dances of the Ghetto, Op.12
M. Ravel | Shéhérazade
G. Mahler | Symphony No.1 in D major “Titan”

19 October 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Howard Griffiths, conductorNoah Bendix-Balgley
Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin

P.I. Tchaikovsky | Concerto for Violin in D major, Op.35
R. Vaughan Williams | Symphony No.5 in D major

26 October 2019, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Republic Day Concertnil venditti

Nil Venditti, conductor

Ü. Akbaş | World premiere, BSO commission

 

31 October 2019, Thursday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall 

For Kids (Ages 6 +)halloween
Halloween Concert (with costumes)

Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra
Işın Metin,
conductor

E. Grieg | Peer Gynt, In the Hall of the Mountain King
M. Mussorgsky | Pictures at an Exhibition, Catacombs, Baba Yaga
I. Stravinsky | Firebird, Infernal Dance
P. Dukas | l’Apprenti Sorcier
J. Williams | Harry Potter, Hedwig’s Theme
D. Elfman | The Nightmare Before Christmas (Tim Burton Movie)
J. Williams | Star Wars Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back, Imperial March  

This is a concert for the whole family where everyone wears a costume or at
least a funny hat.

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

 

Christoph Poppen, conductorDilyara Idrisova
Dilyara Idrisova, soprano

G.F. Handel | Hercules, Ah think what ills
G. F. Handel | Hercules, My breast whith tender pity
A. Vivaldi | In furore iustissimae irae

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

In Memory for Atatürk
Dirigent Christoph Poppen

Christoph Poppen, conductor
Iraz Yıldız, piano
Yunus Tuncalı, piano

W.A. Mozart | Concerto for Two Pianos in E flat major, KV.365
L. van Beethoven | Symphony No.3 in E flat major, Op.55 “Eroica”

 

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

Beethoven 250

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

 

Adrien Perruchon, conductorTamara StefanovichPhoto: Marco Borggreve
Tamara Stefanovich, piano

W.A. Mozart | Concerto for Piano No.24 in C minor, KV.491
S. Prokofiev | Romeo and Juliet, Op.64

 

30 November 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

 

Christian Lindberg, conductor-tromboneChristian Lindberg
Cem Güngör, trombone

J. Sandström | Concerto for Two  Trombones and Orchestra “Echoes of Eternity”
C. Lindberg | Age of Sorrow
L. Bernstein | West Side Story, Symphonic Dances

7 December 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

 

Pierre Bleuse, conductorYulianna Avdeeva
Yulianna Avdeeva, piano

E. Grieg | Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op.16
D. Shostakovic | Symphony No.15 in A major, Op.141

14 December 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Tito Ceccherini, conductorSimone Lamsma
Simone Lamsma, violin

A. Webern | Passacaglia, Op.1
M. Bruch | Concerto for Violin No.1 in G minor
R. Strauss | Tod und Verklärung, Op.24

21 December 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 
Işın Metin, conductorLucas & Arthur Jussen
Lucas & Arthur Jussen, piano..……………………………………………………………………….F. Poulenc | Concerto for Piano in D minor, FP.61
R. Strauss | Dance Suite after François Couperin, TrV.245
I. Stravinsky | Symphony in C major

27 & 28 December 2019, Friday & Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

New Year’s Concerts
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Brandon Keith Brown, conductor
Asya Fateyeva, saxophone

 

1 February 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Beethoven 250

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8 February 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Pablo Rus Broseta, conductorPablo Rus Broseta2
Christoph Sietzen, percussion
Elman Mecid, percussion

A. Dorman | Double-Percussion Concerto “Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!”  
S. Rachmaninov | Symphonic Dances, Op.45

 

14 February 2020, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Valentine’s Day ConcertLos Pitutos

 

Los Pitutos

 

25 February 2020, Tuesday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory of İhsan Doğramacı
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Gürer Aykal, conductor
İdil Biret, piano

L. van Beethoven | Concerto for Piano No.4 in G major, Op.58

 

7 March 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

International Women’s DayDanusha Waskiewicz

Benjamin Yusupov, conductor
Danusha Waskiewicz, viola-dance
Ronald Savkovic, dance

B. Yusupov | Viola Tango Rock Concerto

 

14 March 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Vladimir Fanshil, conductor
Jonathan Roozeman
, violoncelloJonathan Roozeman

R. Strauss | Don Quixote, Op.35
A. Zemlinsky | The Mermaid, Fantasy for Orchestra

21 March 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Gürer Aykal, conductorkuba-jakowicz-kopya
Jakub Jakowicz, violin

C. Saint-Saens | Concerto for Violin No.3, Op.61

28 March 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Chris Moulds, conductorChristopher Moulds
G.P. Telemann | Jubel Oratorium für die Hamburger Admiralität in D major, TWV23:1
G.P. Telemann | Suite in B flat “les Nations” TWV 55:B5
H. Purcell | Abdelazer Suite
G.F. Handel | Dixit Dominus in G Minor, HWV232

3 April 2020, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

İhsan Doğramacı Special Concert
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Gürer Aykal, conductor
Gülsin Onay, piano

A.A. Saygun | Concerto for No.1, Op.34

 

10 April 2020, Friday, 19:00 | Bilkent Erzurum Concert Hall

 

Erzurum Concert

17 April 2020, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Maurice Steger, conductor

Maurice Steger Photo: Marco Borggreve

Ray Chenez, countertenor

G.F. Handel | Concerto a due cori in F Major, HWV 334
G.F. Handel | Suite de danse, 1705
G.F. Handel | The Choice of Hercules, Yet can I hear that dulcet lay
H. Purcell | Masque Timon of Athens, Curtain Ground, Z. 632
G.F. Handel | Theodora, Sweet rose and lily
G.F. Handel | Belshazzar, Destructive War
G.F. Handel | Rinaldo, Venti turbini
F. Geminiani | Concerto A major for recorder & orchestra 
G.F. Handel | Alcina, Mi lusinga il dolce affetto
G.F. Handel | Alcina, Sta nell’Ircana
G.P. Telemann | Concerto for 3 trumpets, timpani, oboe, strings & b.c., TWV54:D3

22 April 2020, Wednesday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Kids Concert
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Murat Cem Orhan, conductor
Bilkent FMPA Soloists

9 May 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

 

Beethoven 250

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15 May 2020, Friday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

 

Concert of Youth
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Sibil Arsenyan, conductor 
Bilkent FMPA Soloists

23 May 2020, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Odeon

 

Beethoven 250

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