May 10, 2022

10 May 2022 Comments Off on May 10, 2022
Photograph by Pınar Karadağlı

Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, 7 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

Kids’ Concert

Sibil Arsenyan, conductor

Early Music Education Choir

Music by ABBA:

“I Have a Dream”

“Mamma Mia”


“Take a Chance on Me”

“Thank You for the Music”

“Dancing Queen”


Film Music:

“Harry Potter”



“Lord of the Rings”

“Pirates of the Caribbean”


Sunday, June 12, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

Film Music Concert V

Matthew Coorey, conductor

Ogün Koyunoğlu, oboe

Nazik Rahmedova, violin

Julian Lupu, trumpet

“1492: Conquest of Paradise”

“The Bridge on the River Kwai”

“Parla Più Piano” from “The Godfather”

“Batman” (1989)

“The Lord of the Rings”

[The BSO is conducting a survey via Instagram to select additional pieces]


Saturday, June 18, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

“Carmina Burana”

Matthew Coorey, conductor

State Polyphonic Choir

Görkem Ezgi Yıldırım, soprano

Kaan Buldular, countertenor

Kevork Tavityan, bass-baritone

C. Orff | “Carmina Burana”


Sunday, June 26, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

“‘The Orchestra Mice’: A Fairytale for Children”

Howard Griffiths, conductor

Selçuk Yöntem, narrator


Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3, 8 p.m.

Bilkent Odeon

Final Concert of the 2021–2022 Season

James Feddeck, conductor

Fazıl Say, piano

A. Webern | Langsamer Satz

I. Stravinsky | “The Firebird”

R. Schumann | Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54


Tuesday, May 10

“Le Grand Frère’den Ağabey’e: Fransız Argosunun Türkçedeki Yolculuğu,” by Ebru Erbaş, in L Building, LA-101, 10 a.m. Organized by TRIN.

Tuesday, May 10

“Prediction of Protein pKa With Representation Learning,” by Hatice Gökcan (Carnegie Mellon University), 5:30 p.m. Organized by CHEM.

Wednesday, May 11

“Stable Perfect Isometries of Blocks of Finite Groups,” by Çisil Karagüzel (UC Santa Cruz), at 7 p.m. Organized by MATH.


Wednesday, May 11

CTIS Senior Projects Poster Day 2022, on the top floor of V Building (East Campus), 9 a.m.–5 p.m.



UNAM NanoDay

This year’s NanoDay will take place on Thursday, May 12, in a hybrid format. The annual event, held by UNAM, features speakers prominent in various fields of nanotechnology, as well as poster presentations and the NanoArt competition.

The keynote speakers for this year’s NanoDay will be Prof. Oliver Hayden from the Technical University of Munich and Prof. Giulia Galla from the University of Chicago. The scientific talks will take place online via Zoom, at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; they will also be broadcast in the UNAM Conference Hall for those attending the event in person.

The program will conclude with the announcement of awards for the best poster by an UNAM graduate student or postdoctoral researcher, and for the best nanoscale visual submitted to the NanoArt competition by an undergraduate or graduate student or postdoctoral researcher from any institution. Following this, an open house will be held in the UNAM facilities.

The event is also open to outside attendees. Those who wish to attend can register via this link:

Post-registration Zoom information will be sent to the email address provided.


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