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International Izmir Festival

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The 31st  International Izmir Festival, organized by Izmir Foundation for Culture, Arts and Education (Izmir Kültür Sanat Eğitim Vakfı) IKSEV will take place between June 1 and July 4, 2017.

This year's festival will be hosting 284 musicians at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center (AASSM), Izmir State Theater Konak Stage, Çeşme Castle and Ephesus Great Theater.

The festival consists of 10 concerts, two of which are open to public.

The tickets can be purchased through Biletix and at the venues listed below the festival program. For details please click.

Festival Program:
Thursday, June 1 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Ahmed Adnan Saygun's 110th Birthday
Yunus Emre Oratorio
Izmir State Opera and Ballet Orchestra and Choir
Conductor: Aytuğ Ülgen
Choir master: Ahmet Kahyaoğlu
Soloists: Mehlika Karadeniz Bilgin (soprano), Ferde Yetişer (mezzosoprano), Devrim Demirel (tenor), Engin Suna(bass)

Monday, June 5 at 21:00 25 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Dani Pannullo Dancetheatre Co.
Avalance/Urban Dance
Choreography& director: DaniPannullo

Wednesday, June 7 at 21:00
İzmir State Theater Konak Stage
Theater at the Festival
Bir Küp Altın (Gömü)
Writer: Necati Cumali
Please note the play is in Turkish.

Friday, June 9 at 21:00
Çeşme Castle
Alti & Bassi A Cappella Vocal Quintet

Thursday, June 15 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Nigel Kennedy plays Hendrix
Nigel Kennedy (violin), Adam Czerwinski (drum), Tomasz Kuplec (bass), Jullan Buschberger (guitar), Doug Boyle (guitar).

Tuesday, June 20 at 21:00
Ephesus Great Theater
Vienna Chamber Orchestra & Fazıl Say
Conductor: Ola Rudner
Program: L.v. Beethoven, W.A. Mozart, F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Wednesday, June 21 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
"Fasıl" at Turkish Classical Music from 14th Century to 19th Century
Ege University State Turkish Music Conservatory Turkish Classical Music Choir
Conductor: Halil İbrahim Yüksel

Thursday, June 22 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Pavel Kowalski (piano)
Program: W.A.Mozart, I.J. Paderewski, F. Chopin, L.v. Beethoven, A. Scriabin

Thursday, June 29 at 21:00
Çeşme Castle
Gershwin Quartet & Giora Feidman

Tuesday, July 4 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
L'Orchestre de Contrebasses

Ticket sale points:
Festival Box Office – Ahmed Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi
Bornova Palme Bookstore
Çankaya Migros
Karşıyaka Pan Bookstore
Eğitim Bookstore & Stationery

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