Past Events
BUNU BEN DE YAPARIM (DOT)

Dave, who used to work as a bodyguard at a bar, is hired to take care of a controversial work of art, realized in a rather unusual way. There are various ways to look at this work of art, and apparently, some do not like it at all. As Dave develops a personal relationship, an a

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March 2017, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
BAĞLAMA SYMPHONY WITH ERDAL AKKAYA: PEŞKUN

In history, Anatolia is like a “Peşkun”, a floor table, around which many different cultures gather. Anatolian Music is a Peşkun that is home to multiculturalism, where the ancient cultures of Anatolia come together... Renowned bağlama virtuoso Erdal Akkaya presents a special r

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February 2017, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
ELİF ÇAĞLAR

Elif Çağlar will perform original music from her albums as well as some cover songs. She will be accompanied by a dynamic trio of jazz musicians, Çağrı Sertel on piano, Kağan Yıldız on acoustic bass and Ediz Hafızoğlu on drums.

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February 2017, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
JÜLİDE ÖZÇELİK

Born in İstanbul and a graduate of the İstanbul Bilgi University Department of Music, Jülide Özçelik has created compilations of her own compositions and a selection of her favorites with renowned musicians in the albums “Jazz İstanbul Volume-1” in early 2008 and “Jazz İstanbul

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February 2017, Thursday
Location: Oditoryum Time: 19:30
AYHAN SİCİMOĞLU & LATIN ALL STARS

Artist Ayhan Sicimoğlu is known for his travel and culture programs. Musician, traveller, radio and TV programmer Sicimoğlu has been preparing and presenting the travel and culture program “Ayhan Sicimoğlu ile Renkler”, “Gastronomi Maceraları” on Digiturk and “Limonata” on İZ T

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22
December 2016, Thursday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
THE REBELLION DAY OF DOGS

An old woman, raised in a bourgeois family in Nişantaşı with Western ideals, is found dead by her caregiver in the morning. There is a strange omen around this dead woman, and the dogs of the neighbourhood are restless. One who whispers this prophecy is a young man who walks th

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14
December 2016, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
BLURB – IMPROVISERS’ CHOIR / UK

Their strap line is 'bend the blend' and this is reflected in every aspect of their work. Artistic Director Jenni Roditi has brought together an exciting group of singers who perform professionally in a diverse range of vocal styles. Using conducted signals that define musical

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December 2016, Wednesday
Location: MAVA TV Studio Time: 19:30
TEDXKOÇUNIVERSITY

In the spirit of TEDxKocUniversity mission, this year the speakers who are experts in their fields will share their expertise around the theme “Vortex” and tell us where their vortexes led them. Let’s meet at TEDxKocUniversity this year in order to give a purpose to the vortex

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03
December 2016, Saturday
Location: SGKM Time: 10:00
BURHAN ÖÇAL & ISTANBUL ORIENTAL ENSEMBLE

The Sevgi Gönül Cultural Center is proud to host world renowned Turkish percussionist and actor Burhan Öçal with the Istanbul Oriental Ensemble. Established in Turkey by multiinstrumentalist Burhan Öçal in 1991, the Istanbul Oriental Ensemble aims to fuse the unique features of

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December 2016, Thursday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
THE DANCE OF FLUTE AND PIANO, FROM THE BAROQUE TO THE CONTEMPORARY

The Thursday Classic program presents the “Journey of the Flute” with Nihan Atalay, who teaches flute and chamber music and lectures in master classes at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory. Atalay has participated in various international baroque music ense

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November 2016, Thursday
Location: Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
DİYALOG #4 / TORK DANS

The experiences of Tan and Sernaz, the ancient stories in their bodies, the people, animals, plants and things they encounter, guide them in this spiritual journey. The Dialog is open to the creation of new projects by different artists, in various locations and times. Oğuz and

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23
November 2016, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
MARSYAS FLUTE QUARTET

Turkey’s first flute quartet, the Marsyas Quartet has a broad repertoire ranging from the Baroque to contemporary music, and has premiered many compositions in Turkey. The Quartet’s special program for Thursday Classic features compositions by F. Mendelssohn,G. Bizet and I. Alb

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November 2016, Thursday
Location: Library Atrium Time: 12:30