2014-2015 Season Program 15 NOVEMBER Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Promenade in Paris John Axelrod, conductor Muhiddin Dürrüoğlu, piano 11 OCTOBER Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall 22 NOVEMBER Season Opening Concert Matthew Coorey, conductor Alexey Stadler, violoncello Gábor Tarkövi, trumpet J. Haydn | Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, Hob.VIIe:1 J. Haydn | Concerto for Violoncello in C major, Hob.VIIb:5 I. Stravinsky | The Rite of Spring 18 OCTOBER Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Romantic Bilkent Josep Caballé Domenech, conductor Ingolf Wunder, piano Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Guy Braunstein, conductor and violin Bohemian Rhapsody 25 OCTOBER Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor Aniello Desiderio, guitar Katica Illényi, violin, theremin, vocal, step dance Csaba Illényi, violin Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall B. Smetana | J. Rodrigo | C. Porter | J. Gade | E. Piaf N. Rimsky-Korsakov | G. Gershwin | L. Schifrin | A. Piazzolla G. Puccini | E. Morricone | F. Liszt | J. Jacobs - S. Secunda | V. Monti Republic Day Concert 06 DECEMBER Christoph Mathias Mueller, conductor Valeriy Sokolov, violin F. Köksal | Imaginary Spaces for Chamber Orchestra P.I. Tchaikovsky | Concerto for Violin in D major, Op.35 P.I. Tchaikovsky | Symphony No.3 in D major, Op.29 Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Music Alchemists: Beethoven & Dvorak Christian Vásquez, conductor Julian Steckel, violoncello A. Marquez | Danzon No.2 J. Gutierrez Heras | Divertimento para Piano y Orquestra U.C. Erkin | Symphony No.1 In Memory of Atatürk Avi Ostrowsky, conductor Anna Vinnitskaya, piano P.I. Tchaikovsky | Concerto for Piano No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23 D. Shostakovich | Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 C. Debussy | Petite Suite F. Say | Concerto for Clarinet C. Saint-Saens | Concerto for Piano No.2 in G minor, Op.22 M. Ravel | Daphnis et Chloe Suite No.2 24 JANUARY Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Winter in Vienna Ion Marin, conductor Christopher Park, piano R. Schumann | Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op.54 F. Schubert | Symphony No.9 in C major, D.944 “The Great” 31 JANUARY Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall For the Love of Titans Rauf Abdullayev, conductor Pervin Çakar, soprano G. Mahler | Wir Geniessen die Himmlischen R. Strauss | Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59 “Mir ist die Ehre widerfahren” R. Strauss | Letzte Blatter, Op.10 “Allerseelen” R. Strauss | Brentano Lieder, Op.68 “Amor” G. Mahler | Symphony No.1 in D major “Titan” 07 FEBRUARY 13 DECEMBER Dağhan Doğu, conductor Alberto Cruzprieto, piano Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Stefan Sanderling, conductor Fazıl Say, piano Nusret İspir, clarinet L. van Beethoven | Coriolan Overture, Op.62 A. Dvorak | Concerto for Violoncello in B minor, Op.104 L. van Beethoven | Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67 Mexico Day 08 NOVEMBER Compositor and Pianist Fazıl Say 29 NOVEMBER Autumn… The Year’s Loveliest Smile 01 NOVEMBER Monday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall F. Chopin | Concerto for Piano No.1 in E minor, Op.11 P.I. Tchaikovsky | Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.74 “Pathétique” Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall A. Vivaldi | Four Seasons, Op.8 J. Brahms | String Sextet No.1 in B flat major, Op.18 29 DECEMBER C. Debussy | Prélude à L’Après-midi d’un faune M. Ravel | Concerto for Piano in G major M. Ravel | Le Tombeau de Couperin M. Ravel | Ma Mère l’Oye Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Crazy Violin Stefan Sanderling, conductor Alexander Markov, violin Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Postcard from Italy Patrick Gallois, conductor and flute G. Verdi | I Vespri Siciliani Overture S. Mercadante | Concerto for Flute in E minor, Op.57 F. Mendelssohn | Symphony No.4 in A major, Op.90 “Italian” 14 FEBRUARY M. Cetiz | Glittering Shadows N. Paganini | Concerto for Violin No.2 in B minor, Op.7 “La Campanella” J. Sibelius | Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op.39 19, 20 DECEMBER Friday, Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall New Year’s Concerts: Waltzes, Polkas, Jazz and Dance Music Dorian Wilson, conductor J. Straus II | G. Gershwin | D. Ellington Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Valentine’s Day Concert “In the mood for love” James Feddeck, conductor Claudia Boyle, soprano Arias Recital and Chamber Music Series Wednesday, 01 October 2014, 8.00 pm Umut Kosman, baritone Hande Uçar, piano Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 8.00 pm Taylan Ergül, violin 21 FEBRUARY 25 APRIL Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Wednesday, 05 November 2014, 8.00 pm Soldier’s Tale Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 8.00 pm I. Stravinsky | The Soldier’s Tale Başak Zengin Kayabınar, soprano Ömür Munzur, baritone | Elif Önal, piano Gamze & Arzu Kırtıl, piano duo Wednesday, 03 December 2014, 8.00 pm AyşeDeniz Gökçin, piano Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 8.00 pm Boğaziçi Jazz Choir Masis Aram Gözbek, choirmaster Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 8.00 pm Yeşim Gökalp, piano Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 8.00 pm Hezarfen Ensemble Cem Önertürk, flute | Nusret Ispir, clarinet - bass clarinet Sertan Sancar, horn | Müge Hendekli, piano Amy Salsgiver, percussion | Nermin Kaygusuz, kemenche Özcan Ulucan, violin | Nilay Sancar, violin Ulrich Mertin, viola | Ozan Tunca, violoncello Wednesday, 04 February 2015, 8.00 pm Başar Can Kıvrak, piano Cem Babacan, piano Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 8.00 pm Orhan Ahıskal, violin Gökhan Aybulus, piano Orhun Orhon, conductor Genco Erkal, narrator 25 FEBRUARY Wednesday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor Michel Arrignon, clarinet HÜADK Muzaffer Arkan Women’s Chorus Atilla Çağdaş Değer, chorusmaster Çiğdem Aytepe, chorusmaster C. Nielsen | Helios Overture, Op.17 W.A. Mozart | Concerto for Clarinet in A major, KV.622 G. Holst | The Planets 07 MARCH Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 8.00 pm Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Beste Modiri, viola Laçin Modiri, baritone | Tuluğ Tırpan, piano Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 8.00 pm Hasan Tura, violin Özgür Ünaldı, piano Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 8.00 pm Kemal Cem Yılmaz, piano Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 8.00 pm Burak Çebi, piano Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 8.00 pm Ezgi Serim, piano Master Classes Friday, 10 October 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Orhun Orhon, conductor Özgür Ünaldı, piano Yunus Tuncalı, piano BLIS Children’s Chorus Andrew Dittgen, chorusmaster P. Dukas | The Sorcerer Apprentice C. Saint-Saens | Le Carnaval Des Animaux (Carnival of the Animals) Songs from Disney Movies 09 MAY In Memory of İhsan Doğramacı Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 8.00 pm Bilkent Piano Quartet İrina Nikotina, violin | Laura Manko, viola Yiğit Ülgen, violoncello | Elif Önal, piano National Independence and Children’s Holiday Concert Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall From The Old World Guy Braunstein, conductor and violin Gili Schwarzman, flute L. van Beethoven | Romance No.2 in F major, Op.50 P.I. Tchaikovsky | Eugene Onegin, Lenski’s Aria F. Poulenc – L. Berkeley | Sonata for Flute, Op.93 No.2 A. Dvorak | Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 “From The New World” 16 MAY International Women’s Day Concert Patrycja Pieczara, conductor Marta Klimasara, marimba Tolga Salman, bandoneon Tango Dancers Z. Gedizlioğlu | Kayıp Sessizliğin Anısına Rağmen V. Blazhevich | Concerto for Marimba No.2 A. Piazzolla | Mumuki, Invierno Portoro, Adios Nonino, Milonga del Angel, Oblivion, Concierto para Quinteto, Libertango 14 MARCH Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall We Are All Young Burak Tüzün, conductor Fora Baltacıgil, double bass B. Britten | Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34 S. Koussevitzky | Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra, Op.3 Broadway Celebration In Cooperation with The Department of Theater Staged by: Jason Edward Hale 30 MAY Gábor Tarkövi, trumpet Friday, 24 October 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Füsun Köksal, composition Friday, 14 November 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Muhiddin Dürrüoğlu, piano Friday, 28 Novembe 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Aniello Desiderio, guitar Friday, 05 December 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Julian Steckel, violoncello Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Alexander Markov, violin Friday, 12 December 2014, 2.00-5.00 pm Mahir Cetiz, composition Friday, 06 February 2015, 2.00-5.00 pm Patrick Gallois, flute Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 2.00-5.00 pm Michel Arrignon, clarinet Friday, 06 March 2015, 2.00-5.00 pm Zeynep Gedizlioğlu, composition Friday, 06 March 2015, 2.00-5.00 pm Marta Klimasara, percussion Friday, 26 June 2015, 2.00-5.00 pm Joseph Alessi, trombone For registration: [email protected] Ticket and Transportation Information Tickets are available at all mybilet sales locations, mybilet.com website and BSO ticket office. Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Stefan Asbury, conductor Alexei Volodin, piano L. van Beethoven | Concerto for Piano No.4 in G major, Op.58 R. Strauss | Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op.30 21 MARCH Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Requiem for Çanakkale Rengim Gökmen, conductor Esther Yoo, violin Feryal Türkoğlu, soprano Asude Karayavuz, mezzo-soprano Murat Karahan, tenor Tuncay Kurtoğlu, bass Ministry of Culture and Tourism State Polphonic Choir J. Brahms | Concerto for Violin in D major, Op.77 W.A. Mozart | Requiem in D minor, KV.626 03 APRIL 100th Anniversary of İhsan Doğramacı’s Birth Ticket Prices Howard Griffiths, conductor Gülsin Onay, piano Julian Lupu, trumpet Season Concerts 1st Category 25 TL | 2nd Category 20 TL | 3rd Category 15 TL M. Ravel | Pavane D. Shostakovich | Concerto for Piano and Trumpet, Op.35 J. Brahms | Symphony No.4 in E minor, Op.98 Special Concerts 1st Category 50 TL | 2nd Category 40 TL | 3rd Category 30 TL Discounts Teachers, students and senior citizens recieve a 2 TL discount to 2nd and 3rd category tickets. Free Transportation From and to Tunus Street via National Library one hour prior to concert time and after the concert. Bilkent Symphony Orchestra bso.bilkent.edu.tr Online Ticket Sale mybilet.com German Requiem Antonio Pirolli, conductor Burcu Uyar, soprano Georg Nigl, baritone HÜADK Muzaffer Arkan Women’s Chorus MÜZED Muammer Sun Choir Ertuğrul Oğuz Fırat Choir Atilla Çağdaş Değer, chorusmaster Çiğdem Aytepe, chorusmaster J. Brahms | Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op.45 (German Requiem) 06 JUNE Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Farewell to the Palace Christopher Warren-Green, conductor Nikolai Lugansky, piano W.A. Mozart | Die Entführung aus dem Serail Ouvertüre, KV.384 W.A. Mozart | Concerto for Piano No.24 in C minor, KV.491 J. Haydn | Symphony No.45 in F sharp minor “Farewell” 27 JUNE Friday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Bilkent Concert Hall Ticket Office +90 (312) 290 1775 Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Beethoven & Strauss 11 APRIL Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Breathtaking Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor Joseph Alessi, trombone A soloist to be selected from 9th Turkey Classical Guitar Meeting L. Bernstein | Candide Overture H. Tomasi | Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra L. Bernstein | Symphonic Dances from West Side Story Saturday, 8.00 pm Bilkent Concert Hall Baroque Arias 32nd International Ankara Music Festival Maurice Steger, conductor and recorder Tünde Szaboki, soprano Judit Rajk, mezzo-soprano L. da Vinci | Elpidia Overture G.F. Handel | Arias from Giulio Cesare A. Vivaldi | Orlando Furioso, RV.819 “Sol da te, mio dolce amore” G.F. Handel | Aria from Richard 1st, HWV.23 “Il volo cosi fido” G.B. Pergolesi | Stabat Mater Cultural and artistic activity of Bilkent University.