Past Events
A STROLL IN STORY LAND WITH JUDITH

When was the last time you listened to a storyteller? People used to gather around the fire to share a magical moment filled with music and tales... Can we still find time for stories amidst the chaos of the city? Judith will be taking us on a special journey chasing fairy tale

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16
November 2016, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
BOĞAZİÇİ JAZZ CHOIR

Renowned both for the success it has attained representing Turkey around the world, and for its original outlook on music and social issues in Turkey, the “World Champion” Boğaziçi Jazz Choir opens its performance season on the SGKM stage! Having performed numerous concerts wor

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08
November 2016, Tuesday
Location: SGKM Time: 20:30
BALANESCU QUARTET / İNGİLTERE

Balanescu Quartet, which is established by virtuoso violinist Alexander Balanescu, acquires their fame by rendering experimental music group’s complex cover versions. The quartet is mainly notable for their very distinctive style of music, which encompasses odd time rhythms, so

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05
November 2016, Saturday
Location: Sevgi Gönül Auditorium Time: 19:30
THREE STRINGS AND A WIND – VIENNESE CLASSICS CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

Borusan Quartet performers Esen Kıvrak (violin), Efdal Altun (viola), Çağ Erçağ (cello) come together with Marsyas Quartet performer Anıl Acun Kıvrak (flute) to perform compositions by Mozart, Haydn, and Schubert. The artists will be bringing together various timbres of chamber

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03
November 2016, Thursday
Location: Library Atrium Time: 12:30
FERHANGİ ŞEYLER

Ferhan Şensoy performs his solo play Ferhangi Şeyler on the SGKM stage! Şensoy has been staging the play non-stop since 7 March 1987, commenting on the minutiae of daily life through his idiosyncratic perspective of comedy and presenting the political, social and economic event

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02
November 2016, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
YAVUZ AKYAZICI PROJECT – TURKISH JAZZ STANDARDS

Yavuz Akyazıcı performed at famous jazz clubs like 55 Bar, Birdland, Bottom Line in United States. After moving back to Istanbul, besides composing and his live performances, he re-arranged Turkish well-known pop songs from Teoman, Göksel, Duman, Şebnen Ferah in American jazz s

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25
October 2016, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace Time: 12:30
19. ULUSLARARASI KUKLA FESTIVALİ – AVUSTURYA “EJDERHA GEMİLERİ” – KARIN SCHAFER FIGUREN THEATER

The fantastic journeys of the famous Chinese explorer and his adventures in Arabia, Africa and Siam - encounters between puppetry, video and animation. Austria’s best-known puppet artist Karin Schafer takes us to the 15th century, when Chinese Admiral Zheng He led seven expedit

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24
October 2016, Monday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
ELİF ÇAĞLAR’LA OPEN MIC

Elif Çağlar and her orchestra hand the microphone to amateur and professional singers who want to express their talents on stage. If you would like to sing jazz along with Elif Çağlar, accompanied by a professional orchestra, SGKM invites you to the open stage at the Student Ce

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18
October 2016, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace Time: 12:30
DOT – MIDSUMMER

Turning the sharp bend of age 35, a woman and a man that life brings together, Helena and Bob! Helena is a divorce lawyer, and Bob is divorced. They come across in an bar in Edinburgh. This is what our deal from the whole pack. Life deals the cards but apperately we even don't

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12
October 2016, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
FLAPPER SWING

Flapper Swing is an Istanbul based quintet playing Django Reinhardt's style of jazz, "Jazz Manouche". They are focusing on 1920s and 1930s repertoire, played with authentic sound of that period. In their performance the band is striving to bring you the party atmosphere of the

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11
October 2016, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace Time: 12:30
“SONGS” – FAZIL SAY & SERENAD BAĞCAN

Fazıl Say takes the stage at SGKM with selections from his album “Yeni Şarkılar” (“New Songs”), published in March last year following the widely acclaimed “İlk Şarkılar” (“First Songs”), which featured poems by many renowned poets set to music by Say and sung by vocalist Seren

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05
October 2016, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Time: 19:30
UNINVITED JAZZ BAND

Consisting of musicians of all colors from many countries playing a wide range of instruments, the Uninvited Jazz Band started out busking on İstiklal Street. Playing New Orleans Jazz, Blues and Gypsy music, the band received great acclaim and went on to be popular name in the

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04
October 2016, Tuesday
Location: Social Sciences Courtyard Time: 12:30