December 01, 2020

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Saturday, December 5, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Vestiges of the Past”

Ayrton Desimpelaere, conductor

Dritan Gani, double bass

J.C.E. Bach | Symphony in D major, H. 663 (Wq. 183/1)

K.D. von Dittersdorf | Concerto for Double Bass in E major

P.I. Tchaikovsky | “Souvenir de Florence,” Op. 70


Wednesday, December 9, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Gülsin Onay Piano Recital

L. van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 13 “Pathetique”

L. van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 21, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

A.A. Saygun | Ten Sketches on Aksak Rhythms, Op. 58

B. Bartok | Seven Sketches, Sz. 44


Saturday, December 12, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“Horn, Horn”

Ayrton Desimpelaere, conductor

Mustafa Kaplan, horn

Hasan Erim Hacat, horn

G.F. Handel | “Messiah” Overture

A. Rosetti | Concerto for Two Horns and Orchestra, RWV C60

I Stravinsky | “Pulcinella” Suite


Saturday, December 19, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

“The Unanswered Question”

Ayrton Desimpelaere, conductor

Indira Rahmatulla, violoncello

C. Ives | “The Unanswered Question”

C.P.E. Bach | Concerto for Violoncello in A major, H. 439 (Wq. 172)

W.A. Mozart | Symphony No. 25 in G minor, KV 183/173dB


Saturday, December 26, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

New Year’s Concert

Ayrton Desimpelaere, conductor

Eylem Demirhan Duru, soprano


Wednesday, December 2

“Electoral Support and Militants’ Targeting Strategies” (co-authored with Deniz Aksoy), by Asst. Prof. David Carlson (Koç University), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by POLS.

Thursday, December 3

“KompostKent,” by Merve Peker and Duygu Kural, at 9 a.m. Organized by LAUD.

Friday, December 4

“Landscape Design Adventures: Challenges and Experiences,” by Assoc. Prof. Emrah Yalçınalp (Karadeniz Technical University), at 6 p.m. Organized by LAUD.


Thursday, November 26

“Junky” (based on a novel by William S. Burroughs), directed by Doğu Yaşar Akal (THEA/’09) and staged by Department of Performing Arts students as a senior project, at 8 p.m. in the FMPA Theater Hall.


Tuesday, December 1

“Start With the Cause: How Constructing Charity Portfolios Affects the Pain of Paying and Total Contributions Made,” by Nazlı Gürdamar Okutur (London Business School), at 1:40 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Tuesday, December 1

“Between Two Passports: The Formation of Ottoman Nationality and the Greek Population Question, 1830-1875,” by Berke Torunoğlu, at 4:30 p.m. Organized by HIST.

Friday, December 4

“A Prescriptive Approach to Surgical Inpatient Discharges,” by Taghi Khaniyev (MIT Sloan School of Management), at 4 p.m. Organized by IE.