Past Events
GOLDEN HORN BRASS BAND

Golden Horn Brass is a classical music band composed of artists and professors from Bilkent Symphony Orchestra and Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory. It is the first brass quintet of Turkey consisting of two trumpets, a horn, a trombone, and a tuba; presenting audience

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March 2016, Thursday
Location: Student Centre Time: 12:30
JİRİ BARTA

Celebrated Czech cellist Jiri Barta Jirí Bárta, one of the foremost cellists of younger generation, studied in Prague with Josef Chuchro, in Cologne with Boris Pergamenschikow and in Los Angeles with Eleonore Schoenfeld. He took various masterclasses with Heinrich Schiff, Andre

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March 2016, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 12:30
AYDIN YAVAŞ PAN FLUTE RECITAL

Renowned pan flutist Gheorghe Zamfir’s masterclass disciple, setting partner and first Turkish academic pan flute artist Aydın Yavaş presents a rich repertoire from baroque to ethnic of J. S. Bach, G. B. Pergolesi, G. Faure, E. Granados, A. Albeniz, A. Piazzola, and some movie

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February 2016, Thursday
Location: Library / Atrium Area Time: 12:30
A STROLL IN STORY LAND WITH JUDITH

When was the last time you listened to stories? There was a time when we would gather around a fire to share words, music, tales, to travel together on the wings of imagination. Can we, in the middle of this chaotic city, create time and space to set out on a magical journey t

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February 2016, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 12:30
HALUK ONAT AKBULUT GUITAR RECITAL

Akbulut has started his guitar studies at Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts and continued on working in Germany for a while. In 1998, he took the first prize in guitar category of "Young Talents" competition which was held by the Presidential Symphony Orch

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February 2016, Thursday
Location: Library Time: 12:30
THE EMPIRE BUILDERS / HAYAL PERDESI

The Dupont family is prompted by an indefinable terror (the noise) to flee upward from apartment to apartment, into ever more constricting circumstances. They are constantly on the run and their world is forever narrowing. A mysterious woman (Schmürz) appears everywhere they g

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February 2016, Tuesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 12:30
NEW YEAR CONCERT / BORUSAN QUARTET & BURHAN ÖÇAL

Sevgi Gönül Cultural Center is welcoming the new year with Borusan Quartet -which is awarded by Andante magazine as “Chamber Music Community of the Year”- and world- wide known percussionist and actor Burhan Öçal. The Quartet’s repertory includes Turkish composer’s work of art,

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December 2015, Wednesday
Location: Sevgi Gönül Auditorium Time: 19:30
EKİNOKS KUARTET

The Ekinoks Kuartet consists of Çağlayan Çetin on cello, Özgecan Günöz Kızılay and Ceren Türkmenoğlu on violin and Emre Akman on viola. The quartet will be presenting a special repertoire consisting of works by a variety of composers from Beethoven to Bartók, warming up a cold

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December 2015, Thursday
Location: Library / Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
BLACK SEA-BALKANS LINE

Ayşenur Kolivar and Sumru Ağıryürüyen on vocals, Onur Şentürk on kemençe and panduri, Anıl Eraslan on cello Orçun Baştürk on percussion and Mikail Yakut on accordion... They will take us on a journey with the winds of the Black Sea towards the heart of the Balkans, with words a

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December 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
ERDEM SÖKMEN & HASAN METEN GİTAR DUO

Erdem Sökmen, performer and lecturer at the İstanbul University State Conservatory, meets Hasan Meten who is continuing his post-graduate study in the Classical Guitar Program at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Meten’s current work is focused on South American and jazz mu

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December 2015, Thursday
Location: Library / Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
DIARY OF A MAD MAN–DOSTLAR THEATRE

One of the most popular tales of Nikolay Gogol, Diary of A Madman was adapted to theatre in 1965 and was performed as the first solo theatrical performance in Turkey by Genco Erkal at the Ankara Art Theatre. Erkal has performed the play in three different interpretations along

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December 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
HARP DUO ŞİRİN PANCAROĞLU & MERİÇ DÖNÜK

Renowned harpists Şirin Pancaroğlu and Meriç Dönük bring the harp together with traditional Anatolian music, presenting interpretations of folk songs and improvisations.

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December 2015, Thursday
Location: Library / Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30