Past Events
BOĞAZIÇI YOUTH CHOIR

The Boğaziçi Youth Choir was established as part of the award-winning Boğaziçi Jazz Choir by conductor Masis Aram Gözbek, with the goal of promoting plurivocality as a common value in our country through choral music. Consisting of young people between the ages of 15-20, the 45

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December 2019, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Auditorium Time: 19:30
BAŞKA SINEMA: WHO YOU THINK I AM

This entertaining yet sad film looks at how the craze of social media and the virtual world affect real life not from the standpint of young people but a rather different demographic. The protagonist Claire, a 50 year old academic with two children, creates a fake account on Fa

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December 2019, Tuesday
Location: MAVA TV STUDIO Time: 19:00
VAHŞET TANRISI / DASDAS TIYATRO

We failed to become the people we wanted to be… We are loners who pretend to be happy, far from being the parents we have longed for… So, is this play which tells our story supposed to be very funny? It is.

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December 2019, Thursday
Location: SGKM Auditorium Time: 19:30
BAŞKA SINEMA: BY THE GRACE OF GOD

The latest film by François Ozon, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival’s main competition in February, is a strong and compassionate drama that views the cases of pedophilia perpetrated by Catholic clergymen from the standpoint of the victims. In the present day, the fil

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December 2019, Tuesday
Location: MAVA TV STUDIO Time: 19:00
THURSDAY CLASSIC: BANDONEON & GUITAR DUO: TOLGA SALMAN & KAĞAN KORAD

The duo of Tolga Salman and Kağan Korad, who came together in 2017 to perform Astor Piazzola’s concerto for bandoneon and guitar, and performed with various orchestras, decided to continue their intriguing musical partnership as a bandoneon-guitar duo. The duo’s repertoire feat

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November 2019, Thursday
Location: Library Time: 12:30
DEEP LISTENING EXPERIENCES NUBIA MARTINEZ: DEEP LISTENING WITH QUARTZ CRYSTALS

Crystal quartz bowls produce a wonderful sound that connects us with the deepest part of our Being, and hearing their performance is a unique experience. You will experience moments of deep relaxation that help eliminate stress, balance the hemispheres of the brain and achieve

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November 2019, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Auditorium Time: 19:30
BAŞKA SİNEMA: THE WHITE CROW

The third film directed by renowned actor Ralph Fiennes, The White Crow tells the story of the legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Written by screenwriter and playwright David Hare, who was nominated for the Oscar for The Hours and The Reader, The White Crow made its premie

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November 2019, Tuesday
Location: MAVA TV STUDIO Time: 19:00
THURSDAY CLASSICS FLUTE AND CELLO IN THE BAROQUE

The flute and the cello, the two prominent instruments of the Baroque era, come together in this concert. Flautist Nihan Atalay and cellist Gözde Yaşar will perform pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann and Georg Friedric Handel, who are among the most importa

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November 2019, Thursday
Location: Library Time: 12:30
BAŞKA SİNEMA: WILD STRAWBERRIES

Filmed immediately after The Seventh Seal, Wild Strawberries is one of Ingmar Bergman’s more optimistic and humorous films. Victor Sjöström, a renowned actor of the silent film era, plays in his final performance the 78 year old retired doctor Isak Borg who travels from Stockho

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November 2019, Tuesday
Location: MAVA TV STUDIO Time: 19:00
THURSDAY CLASSIC: AN AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA

“I want to reach as many people as possible through the message of the great opera and music”. Luciano Pavarotti Having been a member of Koral İstanbul and the İstanbul European Choir in the past and joining concerts at Pera Akademi as a solo singer, the amateur singer Du

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November 2019, Thursday
Location: Founders Hall Time: 12:30
BİRSEN TEZER

Birsen Tezer, who has earned critical acclaim for her albums “Cihan” and “İkinci Cihan” in 2009 and 2013 respectively, takes the stage at the Sevgi Gönül Cultural Center. Starting her musical adventure with a solo guitar, Tezer has been taking stage in various venues around İst

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November 2019, Wednesday
Location: SGKM Auditorium Time: 19:30
BAŞKA SİNEMA: STALKER

In the distant future, in an unnamed country with a completely unfamiliar social order, a huge meteor strikes the Earth and lays to waste a large area, creating the mysterious Zone. According to the myth that has spread, the wishes of anyone who enters the Zone are granted. The

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November 2019, Tuesday
Location: MAVA TV STUDIO Time: 19:00