Past Events
KOZALAR

Staged by the Pangar Theater Company established by Demet Evgar, Kozalar was the first play from Turkey at the International Avignon Festival this year, and was staged for a month in France following its premiere. Adapted for the stage by the Pangar Company, the play is directe

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18
April 2017, Tuesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 18:30
BORA UZER

Among Turkey’s most important soul, funk and hip-hop musicians, Bora Uzer graduated from the Rotterdam Conservatory, fronted the bands Kangroove and Panic Attack, and went on to publish his first solo album B1 in 2009. After his 2013 singles Love Hangover and Analog People with

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04
April 2017, Tuesday
Location: Student Center or SOS Courtyard Time: 12:30
CITY, SPACE AND CINEMA WITH YEŞİM USTAOĞLU: SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES SEMINAR SERIES

Yeşim Ustaoğlu, famous director with a degree in architecture, explains that spaces are equally important as characters as their “lives and cultural values are determined by locations. The focus of the discussion with Yeşim Ustaoğlu will be on the use and conception of space in

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03
April 2017, Monday
Location: MAVA TV Studio Time: 18:00
TRES ENSEMBLE-SELECTIONS

Tres Ensemble was founded by classically trained mezzosoprano Lerna Baloğlu Akbulut, guitarist Haluk Onal Akbulut and pianist Işıl Giray in İstanbul. Being the first ensemble in Turkey to present classical music as a vocal, piano and guitar trio in their original treatments, th

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30
March 2017, Thursday
Location: Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
GÜNEŞİN SOFRASINDA-NAZIM İLE BRECHT / DOSTLAR TİYATROSU

Genco Erkal presents his take on 20th century literature, bringing Nazım Hikmet, a cornerstone of Turkish poetry, together with German poet Bertolt Brecht, among the founders of dialectic theater. The conversation between the two poets is set to a musical treatment, accompanied

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29
March 2017, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
SES TRIO

Consisting of Sezgin Unan (Clarinet), Sadi Baruh (French Horn) and Ece Demirci (Piano), the SES Trio will present a selection consisting entirely of works by romantic composers. Starting with R. Kahn’s “Serenade in F Minor”, the concert will continue with C. Reinecke’s “B-Flat

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23
March 2017, Thursday
Location: Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
MECNUN VE LEYLA // PHYSICAL THEATER

The second stop of Bedirhan Dehmen's journey that started with Güneşli Bir Pazartesi is Mecnun ve Leyla, a work of physical theater “with intense movement tendency, dance, gestures, actions, words and images”, presented with the figures of two excellent young dancers. Narrating

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22
March 2017, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
KORAL İSTANBUL

Reflecting the cultural mosaic of İstanbul, Koral İstanbul gathers in one breath the different national, religious and sonic colors of İstanbul. Having performed at numerous venues in İstanbul, Koral İstanbul now meets the Koç University community. With its philosophy of singin

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16
March 2017, Thursday
Location: Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
CARAVAN OF STORIES: TALES WITH MUSIC AND DANCE

“Birds fly, caravans arrive... Artists from Turkey, Japan, China and France have set out on the road to gather stories. They may each have found different stories, but in the end, they are all travellers looking for truth, on a quest for themselves. As storytellers, musicians a

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15
March 2017, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
AN IMPRESSIONISTIC JOURNEY WITH FLUTE AND HARP

Zeynep Keleşoğlu (Flute) and Meriç Dönük (Harp) invite you to the realm of the composer’s imagination with a special program featuring the perfect harmony of the flute and the harp, consisting mostly of compositions by French composers.

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09
March 2017, Thursday
Location: Library Time: 12:30
WOMEN’S DAY SPECIAL PROGRAM: ANTABUS

The story of the troubled life of the character Leyla Taşçı, acted by Nihal Yalçın, Antabus will be performed at SGKM on 8 March, International Women’s Day, with the support of the eKUal Club and the Women’s Rights Group!

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08
March 2017, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
ÇELLİSİSTANBUL

The Çellistanbul Cello Quartet was established in 2002 by Murat Berk with four cellist who graduated from the same school, to make music with artists in Turkey and around the world and introduce the rich musical tradition of Turkey to the world. Having performed at many festiva

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02
March 2017, Thursday
Location: Library Time: 12:30