February 11, 2018 – February 18, 2018

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Thursday, February 14, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Valentine’s Day Concert

Ayyub Guliyev, conductor

Feryal Türkoğlu, soprano

Ferda Yetişer, mezzo-soprano

Arda Doğan, tenor

Umut Kosman, baritone

W.A. Mozart, Overture and “Madamina il catologo è questo” from “Don Giovanni”

C. Saint Saens, “Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix” from “Samson et Dalila”

G. Verdi, “Ella mi fu rapita … possente amor mi chiama” from “Rigoletto”

F. Lehar, “Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss” from “Giuditta”

G. Bizet, Overture, Habanera and “Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre” from “Carmen”

L. Delibes, “Viens, Mallika” from Lakmé

A. Lara, “Granada”

E. Kálmán, “Heia, in den Bergen” from “Die Csárdásfürstin”

F. Lehar, “Dein ist mein ganzes Herz” from “Das Land des Lächelns”

G. Rossini, Overture from “The Barber of Seville”

J. Bock, “If I were a rich man” from “Fiddler on the Roof”

F. Lehar, “Lippen schweigen” from “The Merry Widow”

G. Verdi, Quartet from “Rigoletto”


Wednesday, February 20, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Bilkent Music Days IV

“A Journey From the 19th to the 20th Century”

Bosphorus Trio

Özgür Ünaldı, piano

Özgecan Günöz, violin

Çağlayan Çetin, violoncello

A. Dvorak, Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, Op. 65


Agora Piano Quartet

Arkın Akçagül, piano

Korcan Köstük, violin

Semih Tercan, viola

Yaşar Köroğlu, violoncello

J. Turina, Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 67

G. Mahler, Piano Quartet in A minor

A. Schnittke, Piano Quartet


Monday, February 25, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory of İhsan Doğramacı

Gürer Aykal, conductor

Elvin Hoxha Ganiyev, violin

Emre Yavuz, piano

E. Chausson, “Poème,” Op. 25

S. Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

J. Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73


Wednesday, February 27, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Bilkent Music Days IV

Tribute to Hoca Bey


Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra

Rustam Rahmedov, conductor

Bilkent FMPA Soloists

F. Schubert, Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished,” D. 759


Tuesday, February 12

“What is the Main Point About Skyes-Picot?,” by Prof. Pınar Bilgin (Bilkent University), in B Building, 5:40 p.m. Organized by Politik Düşünce Kulübü


Tuesday, February 12

“Light-Controlled Static Charging and Static Charge–Controlled Friction,” by Asst. Prof. Bilge Baytekin (Bilkent University), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Wednesday, February 13

“S-Band GaN High-Power Amplifier Design and Implementation,” by Muhammet Kavuştu (Bilkent University), at Nanotam (old building), 10 a.m. Organized by EE.

Thursday, February 14

“S-Band GaN-Based Low-Noise Mimic Amplifier Design and Characterization,” by Muhittin Taşçı (Bilkent University), at Nanotam (old builing), 11 a.m. Organized by EE.

Friday, February 15

“Robotics Goes Soft: Challenges and Achievements, for New Robotics Scenarios,” by Prof. Cecilia Laschi (The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy), at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium, 10:40 a.m.

Friday, February 15

“Learning from Many: Partner Exposure and Team Familiarity in Fluid Teams,” by Zeynep Akşin Karaesmen (Koç University), at FBA, Ümit Berkman Seminar Room, 1:40 p.m. Organized by FBA.

Friday, February 15

“Self-Assembly of Adaptive Orthoester Architectures,” by Prof. Max von Delius, in the UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.


Wednesday, February 13

“L’une chante l’autre pas” (One Sings, the Other Doesn’t; dir. Agnes Varda, 1977), with English subtitles, in the Library Orientation room, 5 p.m. Organized by the Department of Turkish Literature.


Tuesday, February 12

“A Theory of Informal Institutions,” by Assoc. Prof. Zeki Sarıgil (Bilkent University), at FEASS, A-130, 12:30 p.m. Organized by POLS.

Tuesday, February 12

“Questions in Action,” by Daniel Hoek (NYU), at FEASS, H-232, 4:40 p.m. Organized by PHIL.