ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The Greek Turkish Youth Orchestra will perform in Chios and Sığacık.
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.