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

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Blanc et Noir
Yudum Çetiner & Selin Şekeranber, piano duo

F. Say | Kara Toprak
F. Schubert | Fantasie in F minor, Op.103
A. Veysel | Uzun İnce Bir Yoldayım
Folk Song | Üsküdar
Z. Livaneli | Karlı Kayın Ormanı
W.A. Mozart – F. Say | Alla Turca Jazz
Z. Müren | Şimdi Uzaklardasın
D. Shostakovich | Concertino for Two Pianos, Op.94
(Arrangements: Yudum Çetiner & Selin Şekeranber)

The concert is organized under the auspices of DMEDD to support the students of Bilkent University, Faculty of Music and Performing Arts.

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2018 – 2019

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
L. van Beethoven | Symphony No.7 in A major, Op.92

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

A Breath of Time

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Eric Jacobsen, conductor
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

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

Pumeza görseliExotic Melodies

Vladimir 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 | Polovtsian Dances

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

Friendship Concert

Olari Elts, conductorjasmine choi
Jasmine Choi, flute 

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

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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 II for double bass tuba and orchestra (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

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

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Sasha Makila, conductor
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”

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

Classical Tastes

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

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

Mist and Snow

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

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

Gracioso

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

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

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Songs of the Traveler

Adrien Perrouchon, conductor
Allison Cook, soprano

L. Berio | Folk Songs
E. Salonen | Helix
C. Debussy | Images

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

New Year’s Concerts

Ferenc Gabor, conductor
Burcu Uyar, soprano
 

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

Valentine’s Day Concerts

Ayyub Guliyev, conductor
Feryal Türkoğlu
, soprano

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

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

It is Springtime

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Miquel Ortega, conductor
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

Ibrahim-Yazici-2-PrintInternational Women’s Day Concert

İbrahim Yazıcı, conductor
David Orlowsky, clarinet
Selen Öztürk, narrator

A. Copland | Concerto for Clarinet
İ. Yazıcı 
| World premiere, 
BSO commission
Text: Şirin Aktemur Toprak

 

 

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

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Rumon Gamba, conductor
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

In Pursuit of Far-Reaching Timegurer-aykal

Gürer Aykal, conductor
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

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Gürer Aykal, conductor
Gülsin Onay, piano

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

 

19 & 20 April 2019, Friday & Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Children’s Holiday Concerts

Bilkent Children’s Symphony Orchestra
Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra
Barış Demirezer
, conductor
Children’s Choir of Early Music Training Program
Bilkent MPS Soloists

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

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Mei Ann Chen, conductor
Andreas Brantelid, violoncello

E. Chabrier | España, Rhapsody for Orchestra
E. Lalo
 | Concerto for Violoncello in D minor
J. Turina | Danzas fantásticas
G. Bizet | Carmen Suite No.1

18 May 2019, Saturday, 20:00 | Bilkent Concert Hall

Youth Concerts

Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra
Ankara Youth Symphony Orchestra
Barış Demirezer
, conductor
Bilkent FMPA Soloists

1 September 2018 Saturday, 20:30 | Bilkent Odeon

FERHAD & ŞİRİNkolaj 2

A symphonic play for two narrators and orchestra

Written by Nazım Hikmet

Music by Arif Melikov

Project and Adaptation: Aydın Mecid, Yelda Cavga

Elşad Bagirov, conductor

Mert Fırat, narrator

Aslı Tandoğan, narrator

Choreography: Uğur Seyrek

Dancers: Özge Başaran, Eren Keleş, Mine İzgi

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