31st International Izmir Festival - opening
1 June 2017
The International Izmir Festival is opening its 31st edition today and will last until July 4th. The festival, covering a wide spectrum of classical, traditional and contemporary works in music, ballet, theatre and opera including both international and national performances, has proved itself to be one of the cultural and intellectual corner stones of Turkey.
The International Izmir Festival starts tonight with an opening concert and ceremony.
01 June 2017 Thursday, 21.00 ● Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center
20.00 Opening Ceremony (The doors will close at 20.00 due to recording)●21.00 Concert
AHMED ADNAN SAYGUN AT 110 OLD
YUNUS EMRE (Oratorio)
Conductor: Aytuğ Ülgen
Choirmaster: Ahmet Kahyaoğlu
Soloists: Mehlika Karadeniz Bilgin soprano/Ferda Yetişer mezzosoprano/ Devrim Demirel tenor/ Engin Suna bass
IZMIR STATE OPERA AND BALLET
ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS