April 23, 2018 – April 30, 2018

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Friday, April 27, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Magician of the Piano”

İbrahim Yazıcı, conductor

Dezsö Ranki, piano

W.A. Mozart, Concerto for Piano No. 12 in A major

W.A. Mozart, Concerto for Piano No. 27 in B-flat major

A.A. Saygun, Suite for Orchestra

Saturday, May 5, 8 p.m.

Nazım Hikmet Congress and Art Center

Spring Concert

Murat Göktaş, conductor

Tülay Uyar, soprano

G. Rossini, Overture to “La Gazza Ladra”

P.I. Tchaikovsky, “Swan Lake”

J. Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 5

E. Grieg, “In the Hall of the Mountain King”

Movie soundtracks: “Star Wars,” “Gladiator,” “Titanic,” “Evita,” “Superman,” “Indiana Jones,” “La vita è bella,” “Bodyguard”

Wednesday, May 9, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Pepe Romero and the BSO String Quartet

Pepe Romero, guitar

Eda Delikçi, violin

Nil Cetiz, violin

Ece Akyol, viola

Verda Çavuşoğlu, violoncello

E. Granados, Danza Española No. 5, “Andaluza” (arr. P. Romero)

J. Malats, Serenata Española (arr. C. Romero)

Á. Barrios, “Arroyos de la Alhambra”: Evocacion and Tonadilla

J. Turina, “Fantasia Sevillana”

I. Albéniz, “Asturias,” “Granada” and “Sevilla” (arr. P. Romero)

L. Boccherini, “La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid”

L. Boccherini, Guitar Quintet No. 4 in D major, “Fandango”

Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Baltic Arts 2018”

Anu Tali, conductor

Martynas Levickis, accordion

Gabrielius Alekna, piano

Lauma Skride, piano

C. Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

V. Trojan, “Fairy Tales”

R. Strauss, Burleske in D minor

S. Prokofiev, Concerto for Piano No. 1 in D-flat major

Saturday, May 19, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Youth Concert

Işın Metin, conductor

Deniz Şensoy, violin

Özberk Miraç Sarıgül, guitar

Eda Öncül, piano

P.I. Tchaikovsky, Concerto for Violin in D major

J. Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez

F. Mendelssohn, Concerto for Piano No. 1

D. Shostakovich, Jazz Suites


April 25; May 2, 9

“Blue Hotel,” at the Bilkent Chamber Theater, 8 p.m.

April 26; May 3, 10

“Devinim,” at the Bilkent Theater Hall, 8 p.m.


April 25-27

Department of Architecture Student Exhibition, at the FADA Exhibition Hall. Opening Reception: April 25, 4:40 p.m.

Until May 2

Painting Exhibition by Reha Yalnızcık, at the Library Art Gallery, open every day (except Sundays) from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Thursday, April 26

Career Stalking: TEB Aile Akademisi Ücretsiz Finansal Okuryazarlık Eğitimi, at EE-01, 12:40 p.m. Organized by the Career Center.


Wednesday & Thursday, May 2 & 3

CTIS Senior Projects Poster Presentations, at East Campus, C-Building, 8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. Organized by CTIS.


Wednesday, April 25

“That’s Not the IBM We Know,” by Koray Gölcü (Partner Technical Advocate, IBM), at East Campus Bilintur Conference Hall, 9 a.m. Organized by CTIS.


Saturday, April 28

“Siber Güvenlik,” by

Dr. Süleyman Özarslan, Mert Sarıca and Berk Cem

Göksel, at EE-01, 1 p.m. Organized by Bilkent

IEEE Student Branch. For registration:




The Brave Pink Cat Chasing Music

“A very mindful, very inquisitive cat. And very brave it is.”

A patchwork painting exhibition by Yelda Cavga, “The Brave Pink Cat Chasing Music,” opened in the Bilkent Concert Hall on April 7 and will remain on display through April 30.

An extraordinary cat figures in this unique exhibition. The paintings, done on fabric, tell about a day in the life of an inquisitive cat who follows the mysterious music it hears.

The exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 35th International Ankara Music Festival, is a kind of musical tale series, created especially for children and all the young-at-heart who love cats and/or music.

Webinar on Nature Masterclasses Scientific Writing Course

The Bilkent University Library is holding a Nature Masterclasses webinar on Wednesday, April 25 from noon to 12:30 p.m. Nature Masterclasses, a program developed by a division of Springer Nature publishers, provides training in scientific writing and publishing.

The webinar will provide a brief introduction to the online Nature Masterclasses course, information on how to register for and access the course, and a demonstration of how the course works, including information on how to track your progress and receive a certificate.

For further information and to join the webinar, please visit this address: https://library.bilkent.edu.tr/.

The webinar will be conducted in English.