Volume 12, Number 15
31 January 2006

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February at the Bilkent Concert Hall

The Bilkent Symphony Orchestra is opening the second half of its 2005-2006 concert season with a February program schedule not to be missed. The next concert, on Thursday, February 2 will take place at 8 p.m. at the Bilkent Concert Hall, and will feature the Kuijken String Quartet playing three works by W.A. Mozart.

All Bilkent students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the performances at the Bilkent Concert Hall.

Below is the February concert schedule for you to note on your calendar.

Thursday, February 2
at 8 p.m.
Kuijken String Quartet
Sigiswald Kuijken, violin
Friederike Eisenberg,
Marleen Thiers, viola
Wieland Kuijken,
W. A. Mozart | String
Quartet No. 3 "The Hunt" in B
flat major KV. 458
W. A. Mozart | String
Quartet No. 2 in D minor
KV. 421
W. A. Mozart | String
Quartet No. 1 in G major KV. 387


Saturday, February 4
at 8 p.m.
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
Howard Griffiths, Conductor
Maurice Steger, recorder
Naoki Kitaya, harpsichord
G. F. Handel | "Royal Fireworks Music"
G. P. Telemann | Concerto for Recorder in
F major
A. Vivaldi | Concerto
for Recorder No. 19 in
C minor Op. 44
O. Respighi | "Gli Uccelli"

Saturday, February 11
at 8 p.m.
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
Emil Tabakov,
Esra Pehlivanlı,
F. A. Hoffmeister | Concerto for Viola in D major
A. Bruckner | Symphony No. 8 in C minor

Saturday, February 18
at 8 p.m.
2006-2007 Bilkent Mozart Season I
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
Bulgarian National
Radio Choir
Emil Tabakov, Conductor
Feryal Türkoğlu, soprano
Ferda Yetişer,
Ayhan Uştuk, tenor
Hakan Tıraşoğlu, bass
W. A. Mozart | Symphony No. 39 in E
flat major KV. 543
W. A. Mozart | "Requiem" KV. 626

Saturday, February 25
at 8 p.m.
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
İbrahim Yazıcı, Conductor
Özgür Aydın, piano
J. Brahms | Concerto
for Piano No. 2 in B
flat major Op. 83
P. I. Tchaikovsky | Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique" in B minor Op. 74


Tickets are available at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts.

You can also buy your ticket by credit card at the Bilkent Concert Hall Box Office, ext. 1775.


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