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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.

Opening Concert

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

You can find the full program here with events from 01/06/2017 to 04/07/2017. For more information visit their website.