Past Events
THE MEDITERRANEAN–İSTANBUL STATE OPERA AND BALLET

Consisting of three performances created by choreographers from Mediterranean countries including Greece, France, Israel and Turkey with dancers of the Modern Dance Theater, Akdeniz features the choreographies of Andonis Foniadakis from Greece, Barak Marshall from Israel and İh

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09
December 2015, Wednesday
Location: Oditoryum Time: 19:30
A MAGICAL JOURNEY IN MUSIC WITH FLUTE AND HARP

Bülent Evcil, regarded as the best flautist of his generation by world-renowned flute virtuoso Sir James Galway, shares the stage with Çağatay Akyol, one of the most successful harpists of Turkey. A rich repertoire extending from Bach to Ravel, tango melodies to Japanese pieces

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03
December 2015, Thursday
Location: Library / Founder’s Hall Time: 12:30
THE HOUSE WITH TWO DOORS–EKİP THEATRE

Suffocating in the depressive village life Don Lisardo travels to Madrid- the town of love and adventure, accompanied by his butler Calabazas. Lisardo finds himself in a mystical and thrilling festivity of love and adventure.

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02
December 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
EAST WEST JAZZ: ERDAL AKKAYA & PETER DAHM

Consisting of Erdal Akkaya on bağlama, Peter Dahm on the saxophone, Jan-Olaf Rodt on guitar and Emre Günay on percussion, East West Jazz presents a selection of traditional Anatolian melodies and original compositions by Akkaya and Dahm, bringing together a broad range of color

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25
November 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
CONTEMPORARY BALLET COMPANY

On its 44th year, the Contemporary Ballet Company takes us along on a journey of the Mediterranean coast with stylised ethnic costumes and local music from neighbouring countries. The Company’s Art Director Cem Ertekin brings elements from the ethnic dances of Israel, Greece, S

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18
November 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
COMMEMORATING ATATÜRK AYDIN KARLIBEL & BURCU SOYSEV RECITAL FOR SOPRANO AND PIANO

We are commemorating anniversary of the death of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk with pianist composer Aydın Karlıbel and soprano Burcu Soysev.

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10
November 2015, Tuesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
TEDX KOÇUNIVERSITY

The theme of this year's TEDxKoçUniversity event will be "The Key". Ten free spirited, open minded speakers who have stood strong agianst the problems they have faced in their careers and devised unique and creative solutions in their will be on stage at the Sevgi Gönül Cultura

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07
November 2015, Saturday
Location: Auditorium Time: 10:00
FAZIL SAY SGKM 15TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EVENT

Renowned pianist Fazıl Say, who performed with countless orchestras around the world including New York Philharmonic, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Wien Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic and Tokyo Symphony, will join us again at SGKM

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04
November 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
YAŞAMAYA DAİR / DOSTLAR TİYATROSU

‘Yaşamaya Dair’ (‘On Living’) is directed by Genco Erkal on account of the 50th anniver- sary of Nazım Hikmet’s death. The play is about Hikmet’s days at prison, his life in exile, his longing for homeland and his passion to his wife Piraye. ‘Yaşamaya Dair’ is played in company

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30
October 2015, Friday
Location: Sevgi Gönül Auditorium Time: 19:30
18TH INTERNATIONAL PUPPET FESTIVAL SPECIAL SHOW

Invitations and tickets can be found at www.tixbox.com.tr five days before the event.

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21
October 2015, Wednesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 19:30
SARP MADEN TRIO & JAM SESSION!

Sarp Maden who is seen as one of the best guitarists of Turkey thanks to his typical guitar technique and knowledge of harmony, will perform at SalıCaz Jam Session. He, who practices diverse jazz styles on each of his albums is promising a fantastic jazz concert and a participa

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14
October 2015, Wednesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace Time: 12:30
123

123, in other words “one, two, three”, is a young jazz band whose first album was released in 2009. Describing its music as ‘sad, calm, melodic and peaceful’, the band gives concerts on the stage of the popular jazz music events including Akbank Jazz Festival,Contemporary Festi

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13
October 2015, Tuesday
Location: Student Center -1st Floor Terrace/Kahvehane Time: 12:30