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The Greek Turkish Youth Orchestra will perform in Chios and Sığacık.

The Greek Turkish Youth Orchestra will perform in Chios and Sığacık.

The Greek Turkish Youth Orchestra (GTYO), composed of 50 talented young Greek and Turkish musicians and now in its sixth year, will perform two major concerts in Greece and in Turkey this month under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The GTYO will host the highly praised Greek soprano Myrsini Margariti, known for her agile and youthful voice.

She will sing alongside the orchestra at the Homerio theater on the Greek island of Chios on July 30 and at the fortress of Turkey’s Sığacık in Seferihisar July 31. The musical director for the concerts will be Turkish maestro, Cem Mansur.

The orchestra was created by Leni Konialidis, in collaboration with Bilkent University.

July/11/2013

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