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International Izmir Festival

Untitled Document The 32nd  International Izmir Festival, organized by Izmir Foundation for Culture, Arts and Education (Izmir Kültür Sanat Eğitim Vakfı) IKSEV will take place between May 261 and July 7, 2018.

This year's festival will be hosting 10 concerts at   Ephesus Great Theater, Celsus Library, Çeşme Castle, Kemeraltı Abacıoğlu Han and Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center (AASSM).

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

Festival Program:
Saturday, May 26 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra & Charlie Siem
Conductor: Aziz Shokhakimov
Soloist: Charlie Siem (violin)
Program: M.I: Glinka, S. Rachmanioff, P.I. Tchaikovsky

Wednesday, June 6 at 21:00 - Free entrance
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
10th Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı National Composition Competition Concert
Piano Concertos
Izmir Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Can Okan
Bogatay Köprülü - Soloist: Başar Can Kıvrak
Doğaç İşbilen - Soloist: Kenan Tatlıcı
Cem Oslu - Soloist: Cem Babacan

Sunday, June 10 at 21:00
Celsus Library
Izmir State Symphony Orchestra & Arkas Trio
Conductor: Rengim Gökmen
Soloists: Tuncay Yılmaz (violin), Gustav Rivinius (cello), Emre Elivar (piano)
Program: L. van Beethoven, A.A. Saygun

Monday, June 11 at 21:00
Ephesus Great Theater
English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Gerar Schwarz
Soloists: Güher - Sühen Pekinel piano duo
Program: S. Prokofiev, F. Poulenc, A. Dvorak, L. van Beethoven

Monday, June 18 at 21:00
Abacıoğlu Han, Kemeraltı
Tales for Grown-ups: Journey
Soloists: Elie Maalouf (piano), Yousef Zayed (percussion), Didem Köktay (narrator)

Tuesday, June 19 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Ensemble Raro
Soloists: Marc Bouchkov (violin), Razvan Popovici (viola), Justus Grimm (violoncello), Diana Ketler (piano)
Program: C. Saint:Saens, G. Faure, J. Brahms, G. Enescu

Thursday, June 21 at 21:00
Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
Nederlands Dans Theater
Artistic director: Poul Lightfoot

Wednesday, June 27 at 21:00
Celsus Library
150th anniversary of Gioachino Rossini's Death
Soloists: Marco Sollini (piano), Salvatore Barbatano (piano), MarilySantoro (soprano)

Sunday, July 1 at 21:00
Celsus Library
Richard Galliano & Cameristi Della Scala
Soloists: Richard Galliano (accordion), Massimo Mercelli (flute)
Program: G. Sollima, As Piazzolla, R. Galliano, A. Vivaldi

Saturday, July 7 at 21:00
Çeşme Castle
Oberon Trio
Soloists: Henya Semmler (violin), Antoaneta Emanullova (violoncello), Jonathan Aner (piano)
Program: J. Haydn, L.van Beethoven, T. Hosokawa, R. Schumann

Ticket sale points:

Festival Box Office – Ahmed Adnan Saygun Sanat Merkezi
Bornova Palme Bookstore
Çankaya Migros
Karşıyaka Pan Bookstore
Eğitim Bookstore & Stationery, Selçuk

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