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Tue 11 Jun at 19:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Istanbul

Opening Concert
Opening Concert
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Liszt, Les Préludes, symphonic poem no. 3, S 97
Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor
Wed 12 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul

Vocal Baroque treasures: Bach, Vivaldi, Handel
Vocal Baroque treasures: Bach, Vivaldi, Handel
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Bach, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich - Cantata, BWV150
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major, RV 589
Handel, Dixit Dominus in G minor, HWV 232
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
RIAS Chamber Chorus
Florian Helgath, Conductor
Thu 13 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Süreyya Opera House, Istanbul

4 Musketeers of Piano
4 Musketeers of Piano
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Wagner, Tannhäuser - Introduction for four hands on piano
Vivaldi, Concerto No. 1 in E Major, op. 8, RV 269, "Spring" (La primavera)
Bizet, Carmen Fantasie
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 15 in A minor, "Rakoczy March", S 244/15
Ravel, Boléro
Theodorakis, Zorba's Suite
George-Emmanuel Lazaridis, Piano
Zeynep Ucbasaran, Piano
Janis Vakarelis, Piano
Cyprien Katsaris, Piano
Fri 14 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Süreyya Opera House, Istanbul

RIAS Kammerchor Berlin, Ufuk & Bahar DÖRDÜNCÜ
RIAS Kammerchor Berlin, Ufuk & Bahar DÖRDÜNCÜ
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Shostakovich, Suite in F sharp minor for two pianos, Op.6
Gedizlioğlu, Other (Opus for 2 pianos-World Premiere)
Brahms, Love Song Waltzes
RIAS Chamber Chorus
Ufuk – Bahar DÖRDÜNCÜ, Piano Duo
Sat 15 Jun at 11:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Austrian Cultural Office, Istanbul

Weekend Classics 1
Weekend Classics 1
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Cooper (Coperario), Other (Fantasie)
Bevin, Browning
Brumel, Other (T’Andernaken)
Henry VIII King of England, Other (Taunder naken)
Byrd, The Eagle's force
Byrd, Other (Whereat an ant)
Byrd, Other (In Winter Cold)
Cornysh II, Other (Fa la sol)
Wilbye, Adieu, sweet Amarillis
Bateson (Betson), Other (Come follow me, fair nymphs)
Baldwine, Other (Coockow as i me walked)
Gascogne, Other (Je suis trop jeunette)
Ciconia, Other (Sus une fontayne)
Wilbye, Other (Oh! What Shall I Do)
Gibbons, Pavan and Galliard: Lord Salisbury
Anonymous, I love unloved
Caurroy, Fantaisies sur une jeune fillette
Ciconia, Other (O felix templum jubila)
Henry VIII King of England, Pastyme with good companye
Vivid Consort
Sat 15 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Istanbul

Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra & Yuja Wang
Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra & Yuja Wang
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Tchaikovsky, The Tempest, Symphonic Fantasia in F minor, Op.18
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Gustavo Gimeno, Conductor
Yuja Wang, Piano
Sun 16 Jun at 15:30 and 16:30
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Constantine Greek Orthodox Church, Istanbul

Music route - stop 3
Music route - stop 3
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Stahl, Nocturne for flute, violin, cello and harp
Jongen, Deux pièces en trio for flute, cello, and harp, Op.80
Ibert, Deux Interludes for flute, violin and piano
Ravel, Sonatine en trio
Bartók, 6 Romanian Folk Dances, Sz 56
Lumaka Ensemble
Sun 16 Jun at 13:00 and 14:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Dormition of Theotokos Panagia Altımermer, Istanbul

Music Route - stop 1
Music Route - stop 1
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Gibbons, Pavan and Galliard: Lord Salisbury
Bevin, Browning
Brumel, Other (T’andernaken)
Henry VIII King of England, Other (Taunder naken)
Byrd, The Eagle's force
Byrd, Other (Whereat an ant)
Byrd, Other (In Winter Cold)
Bateson (Betson), Other (Come follow me, fair nymphs)
Gascogne, Other (Je suis trop jeunette)
Wilbye, Other (Oh! What Shall I Do)
Anonymous, I love unloved
Caurroy, Fantasia à 4 on Une Jeune Fillette
Ciconia, Other (O felix templum jubila)
Henry VIII King of England, Pastyme with good companye
Vivid Consort
Sun 16 Jun at 16:30 and 17:30
Istanbul Music Festival

Narlıkapı Surp Hovhannes Armenian Church, Istanbul

Music Route - stop 4
Music Route - stop 4
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Herzog, Missa Lux Caelestis: Kyrie
Schein, Die mit tränen säen
Bruckner, Locus Iste, gradual, WAB 23
Buchenberg, Erbarme dich unser
Brahms, Letztes Glück - Last Luck , Op.104 no.3
Mendelssohn, Herbstlied, Op.63 no.4
Donati, Noche
Mahler, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen: Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz
Orhon, Istanbul (Turkish premiere)
Uçarsu, Sevgilerde
Bonato, Winding words of wisdom
Rezonans
Sun 16 Jun at 14:20 and 15:20
Istanbul Music Festival

Surp Anarad Higutyun Armenian Catholic Church, Istanbul

Music Route - stop 2
Music Route - stop 2
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Vardapet, 14 Armenian folklore miniatures
Saygun, Other (String Quartet No.1, op. 27)
Saygun Quartet
Sun 16 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

İş Sanat, Istanbul

Chamber Music with Stars - I: Faust, Queyras and Melnikov
Chamber Music with Stars - I: Faust, Queyras and Melnikov
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Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 8 in E flat major, WoO 38
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 6 in E flat major, Op.70 no.2
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 10, Op.44
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 5 in D major "Ghost", Op.70 no.1
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Alexander Melnikov, Piano
Mon 17 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul

Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra and Daniel Müller-Schott
Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra and Daniel Müller-Schott
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Mussorgsky, Night on Bare Mountain
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.107
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra
Aziz Shokhakimov, Conductor
Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello
Tue 18 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

İş Sanat, Istanbul

Chamber music with stars 2: Berezovsky and Kniazev
Chamber music with stars 2: Berezovsky and Kniazev
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Strauss R., Cello Sonata in F major, Op.6
Shostakovich, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Rachmaninov, Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Boris Berezovsky, Piano
Alexander Kniazev, Cello
Thu 20 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul

Moscow Soloists and Yuri Bashmet
Moscow Soloists and Yuri Bashmet
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Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht, (Transfigured Night) sextet for strings, Op.4
Tchaikovsky, Nocturne for cello and orchestra, Op.19 no.4
Tchaikovsky , 3/7/12 (World Premiere)
Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810 (arr. Mahler)
Moscow Soloists
Yuri Bashmet, Viola, Conductor
Fri 21 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Süreyya Opera House, Istanbul

Piotr Anderszewski: “Diabelli Variations”
Piotr Anderszewski: “Diabelli Variations”
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Beethoven, 33 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Sat 22 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Istanbul

Solokov & Hakhnazaryan & Avdeeva with Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
Solokov & Hakhnazaryan & Avdeeva with Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
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Beethoven, Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Strauss R., Don Quixote, Op.35
Sascha Goetzel, Conductor
Valeriy Sokolov, Violin
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Yulianna Avdeeva, Piano
Efdal Altun, Viola
Çağ Erçağ, Cello
Sun 23 Jun at 18:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Seyr ü Sefa: “A Musical Excursion”
Seyr ü Sefa: “A Musical Excursion”
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Traditional, A selection of Balkan, Cretan and Ottoman folksongs.
Göksel Baktagir
Yurdal Tokcan, Oud
Ross Daly, Erhu, Rebab, Cretan lyra
Kelly Thoma, Cretan lyra
Zohar Fresco, Percussion
Sun 23 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul

Cameristi della Scala & Daniel Lozakovich
Cameristi della Scala & Daniel Lozakovich
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Bossi, Goldoniani, Op.127: Intermezzi
Bach, Violin Concerto in E major, BWV1042
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Pärt, Silouans Song
Elgar, Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op.47
Cameristi della Scala
Hakan Şensoy, Conductor
Daniel Lozakovich, Violin
Mon 24 Jun at 21:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Rahmi Koç Museum, Istanbul

David Orlowsky Trio
David Orlowsky Trio
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Dohrmann, Prayer
Popp, Nighttrain to Odessa
Orlowsky, Bukovina
Traditional, Lebedig un Freylach / Odessa Bulgar
Dohrmann, Insomnia
Powell, Vals sem nom
Dohrmann, Der Schelm, Taxi Bucuresti
Orlowsky, Indigo, Sababa
Popp, Jodaeive
Zbarjer, Kum aher Du Filozof
Dohrmann, Ultimate Bulgar
David Orlowsky Trio
Tue 25 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Albert Long Hall, Istanbul

Women Stars of Tomorrow: Young Women Musicians Support Fund
Women Stars of Tomorrow: Young Women Musicians Support Fund
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Thu 27 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Neve Shalom Synagogue, Istanbul

Stars of Chamber Music: Casals Quartet
Stars of Chamber Music: Casals Quartet
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Beethoven, String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op.18 no.1
Sollima, String Quartet B267
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor "Malinconia", Op.110 (Turkish Premiere)
Cuarteto Casals

Zorlu PAC Turkcell Stage, Istanbul

Human Requiem
Human Requiem
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Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Gijs Leenars, Choirmaster / chorus director
Jochen Sandig, Conductor
Iwona Sobotka, Soprano
Konrad Jarnot, Baritone
Angela Gassenhuber, Piano
Philipp Mayer, Piano
Ilka Seifert, Dramaturgy
Sasha Waltz, Dramaturgy
Brad Hwang, Set Designer
Kristin Hörnig, Technical Director
Jörg Bittner, Lighting Designer
Sat 29 Jun at 11:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Galata Tower Square, Istanbul

Weekend Classics 2
Weekend Classics 2
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Moreno, El gato montés: excerpt
Verdi, Aida: Gloria all'Egitto "Triumphal scene "
Bizet, Carmen: overture
Bizet, Carmen: "Habanera", L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Bizet, Carmen: Toreador March
Hun, Classical Medley
Matos Rodríguez, La Cumparsita
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Anderson, Buglers' Holiday
Kingston, A Russian Fantasy
Kosma, Les feuilles mortes (Autumn leaves)
Anonymous, Die Bänkelsängerlieder
Dinicu, Hora staccato
Schubert, Ave Maria (originally Ellens Gesang III), D.839
Howard, Fly me to the Moon
Piazzolla, Oblivion
Golden Horn Brass Ensemble
Sun 30 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Istanbul

Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra & Fazil Say
Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra & Fazil Say
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Dvořák, Symphony no. 6 in D major, Op.60
Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra
Liang Zhang, Conductor
Fazıl Say, Piano