February 17, 2020 – February 24, 2020

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Bilkent International Laboratory Theater (BILT) is performing its play “77. Şube” (Branch 77) at the Bilkent Theater Hall. Remaining performances are on February 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased via https://bilet.bilkent.edu.tr.


Tuesday, February 18, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Birdbrains Percussion/Piano Duo

Müge Hendekli, piano

Amy Salsgiver, percussion

Music by: Deniz Aslan

Kristina Golubkova

Saim Gülay

Ömer Emir Hadımoğlu

Oğuz Namal

Senay Uğurlu

The concert program consists of music composed by Bilkent student composers. The concert will feature a 12-channel 3D surround sound system installed in the concert hall.

Wednesday and Thursday, February 19 and 20, 11 a.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Youth Concerts

Murat Cem Orhan, conductor

Burak Noyan, narrator


Wednesday, February 19, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Bilkent Music Days V

“A Night of Baroque Voice”

Umut Kosman and Con Fuoco

Umut Kosman, baritone

Ayşe Özge Erdem, violin

Çise Korkmaz, violin

Yeliz Özkaya, viola

Zeynep Aslı Gültekin, violoncello

Malahat İsmayilova, piano

G. F. Handel | “La Réjouissance” from “Music for the Royal Fireworks”

G. F. Handel | “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba”

G. F. Handel | Hornpipe from “Water Music”

G. F. Handel | “Ombra mai fu” from “Xerxes”

A. Stradella | “Pietà, Signore”

A. Vivaldi | “Vedrò con mio diletto” from “Il Giustino”

J.-B. Lully | “Marche Pour la Cérémonie des Turcs”

P. Nardini | Quartet No. 2 in C major

A. Vivaldi | Passacaglia from “Piango, gemo, sospiro”

A. Vivaldi | “D’ovè la figlia?” from “Bajazet”

A. Vivaldi | “Se il cor guerriero” from “Tito Manlio”

(Arrangements: Umut Kosman)


İrem Kırgız, soprano

Elif Canbazoğlu, alto

Esra Gökoğlu, violin

Tangör Ertaş, violin

Murat Cangal, viola

Onur Şenler, violoncello

Seçil İrem Keskin, double bass

G.B. Pergolesi | “Stabat Mater” 


Tuesday, February 25, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

In Memory of İhsan Doğramacı

Gürer Aykal, conductor

İdil Biret, piano

L. van Beethoven | Overture to “The Creatures of Prometheus,” Op. 43

L. van Beethoven | Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60

L. van Beethoven | Concerto for Piano No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 “Emperor”


Saturday, February 29, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Bilkent Music Days V

Tribute to Hoca Bey

Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra

Işın Metin, conductor

Winner of Bilkent Audition

L. van Beethoven | “Leonore” Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

W.A. Mozart | Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385 “Haffner”


Tuesday, February 18

“The Structural Studies of Membrane Proteins Involved in Quality Control,” by Burak V. Kabasakal (Ankara University, Institute of Accelerator Technologies), at FS, SBZ-14, 12:40 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Tuesday, February 18

“The Development of Executive Function in Preschoolers,” by Prof. Ulrich Müller (University of Victoria), at FEASS, C-Block Auditorium, 12:40 p.m. Organized by PSYC.

Tuesday, February 18

“A Unified Transform Approach to Analysis of Boundary Value Problems,” by Türker Özsarı (İzmir Institute of Technology), at FS, SA-141, 4 p.m. Organized by MATH.

Tuesday, February 18

“Açık Veri ve Blokzinciri Teknolojisi,” by Soner Canko (Bankalararası Kart Merkezi Genel Müdürü) and Burcu Tümer (Lawyer), in EE-01, 5:45 p.m. Organized by LAW.

Wednesday, February 19

“Analytical Model and Design of a Load-Modulated Balanced Amplifier,” by Yunus Erdem Aras (Bilkent University), in EE-314, 9:30 a.m. Organized by EE.

Wednesday, February 19

“How to Increase Student Involvement in the Classroom,” by Jamel Ben Chafra (Bilkent University), in EA-409, 12:40 p.m. Organized by the Bilkent University Teaching and Learning Support Center.

Friday, February 21

“Some Basic Concepts About Product Safety,” by Dr. Müjdat Tohumcu (Bilkent University), in EA-409, 1:40 p.m. Organized by IE.

Friday, February 21

“From Fundamentals to Materials to Supramolecules: The Unifying Power of Synthetic Organic Chemistry,” by Prof. Görkem Günbaş (METU), in the UNAM Conference Room, 3:40 p.m. Organized by UNAM.


Tuesday, February 18

“A New Metaphysical Explication of Infinitesimals,” by Lu Chen (University of Massachusetts), at FEASS, H-232, 4:40 p.m. Organized by PHIL.


Wednesday, February 19

“Göbekli Tepe: Digging the ‘Zero Point’ in Time,” by Dr. Lee Clare (Scientific Director, Göbekli Tepe excavations), at FADA, FFB-05, 5:40 p.m. Organized by HART.


“Fısıltılar,” by Inga Simonyte Deniz, in the Library Art Gallery through March 16; open every day (except Sundays) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


February 19 and 26

“An Actor’s Nightmare,” at the Bilkent Chamber Theater, 8 p.m.

Monday, February 24

“Küçük Tekneler İçin Fırtına Uyarısı,” at the Bilkent Theater Hall, 8 p.m.