February 4, 2018 – February 11, 2018

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Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, February 6, 7 and 8, 10:30 a.m.

Bilkent Concert Hall

Youth Concerts

Burak Noyan, narrator


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


Wednesday, February 6

“Cancer Immunotheraphy and the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine,” by Prof. Emin Kansu (Hacettepe University; President of the International Society of Hematology), at UNAM, SU-01, 3:40 p.m. Organized by the Faculty of Science.

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.




Youth Orchestra Auditions This Week

All who are interested in joining the Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra are invited to audition for the ensemble this week.

Applicants may perform a sonata,  concerto, or equivalent work for orchestral instruments. The audition is open to all high school and university students at Bilkent.

The auditions will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. in room 215 of the Music Building.

For more information, please contact mssf@bilkent.edu.tr.