March 30, 2021

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Recent Bilkent Symphony Orchestra concerts are now being broadcast online on the Bilkent Symphony Digital platform. They may be accessed at

Polystylistic Music

Can Okan, conductor

Elena Postnova, violin

Feruza Abdullayeva, violin

Rustam Rahmedov, harpsichord

A. Schnittke | Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Two Violins

W.A. Mozart | Symphony No. 33 in B-flat major, KV 319

G. Enescu | Decet for Winds in D major, Op. 14

This recording will be available through May 4.


Soloists Concert

Barno Haknazarova, piano

Bahar Kutay, violin

Adelya Ateşoğlu, violin

İskender Okeev, violin

Marina Agapova, violin

Serdar Rasul, violoncello

J. Haydn | Concerto for Piano No. 11 in D major

A. Vivaldi | Concerto for Two Violins in A minor, Op. 3, No. 8, RV 522

A. Vivaldi | Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11, RV 565


Special Concert in Honor of İhsan Doğramacı’s Birthday

Gülsin Onay, piano

Almat Zhaylaubayev, oboe

Nusret İspir, clarinet

Ozan Evruk, bassoon

Mustafa Kaplan, horn

W.A. Mozart | Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon in E flat major, K. 452

W.A. Mozart | Concerto for Piano No. 12, K. 414


Department of Music Student Recitals

Wednesday, March 24, 2:30 p.m.

Nilsu Erten, viola

Wednesday, March 31, 2:30 p.m.

Begüm Argon, classical guitar


Until April 20

“Distinguished Works,” Projects by Students in the Department of  Interior Architecture and Environmental Design.


Tuesday, March 30

“Co-evolution of Fluorophores and Aptamers for Super-Resolution RNA Imaging in Live Cells,” by Murat Sünbül (Heidelberg University), at 12:30 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Tuesday, March 30

“Social Media as Conflict Event Data: Empirical Evidence from Northern Syria,” by Prof. Akın Ünver (Kadir Has University), at 12:30 p.m. Organized by IR.

Tuesday, March 30

“The Poetics of Space and Memory in Sâmiha Ayverdi’s İbrahim Efendi Konağı,” by Dr. Esra Almas, at 5 p.m. Organized by EDEB.

Wednesday, March 31

“Contextuality and Intrinsic Entanglement of Qutrit,” by Zafer Gedik (Sabancı University), at 1:30 p.m. Organized by MATH.

Wednesday, March 31

“Machine Learning, Dynamics and Modularity: A Reaction Network Approach,” by Abhishek Deshpande (University of Wisconsin–Madison), at 3:30 p.m. Organized by MATH.

Wednesday, March 31

“Small Prime Power Residues Modulo P,” by Kübra Benli (Boğaziçi University), at 5 p.m. Organized by MATH.

Friday, April 2

“Advances in Nonlinear Mixed-Integer and Generalized Disjunctive Programming and Applications to the Optimization of Engineering Systems,” by Prof. Ignacio Grossmann (Carnegie Mellon University), at 4 p.m. Organized by IE.


Thursday, April 1

“Metaphysical Indeterminacy in the Multiverse,” by Jessica Wilson (University of Toronto), at 3:30 p.m. Organized by PHIL.


Wednesday, March 31

“Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound.” A watch window will be available until Wednesday, March 31. Organized by COMD. Please register with your Bilkent e-mail at:

This event is presented by the US Mission in Turkey as part of the American Film Showcase cultural exchange program.


Sunday, April 4

Career in Law Workshop, at 1 p.m.

Application link: Organized by the Career and Alumni Office.


Thursday, April 1

“Türkiye ve Dünyada Güneş Enerjisinin Geleceği,” at 2 p.m. Organized by the Bilkent Energy Policy Research Center.

Saturday, April 3

“Günümüzde Edebi Çeviri ve Editörlük,” by  Sefa Emre İlikli and  Gizem Yeşildal Sarp, at 1:30 p.m. Organized by TRIN.



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