Ankara Music Festival in April
ANKARAThe 33rd International Ankara Music Festival will be held between April 4 and 30 with the participation of nearly 360 artists from Turkey and around the world, according to a written statement from the organizer of the festival, the Sevda-Cenap And Music Foundation.
The event will present three world and 15 Turkey premiers, as well as 15 concerts including symphony and chamber orchestral concerts, recitals and special projects.
Giuliano Carmignola and Darmstadt Baroque soloists, Union Tanguera, made up of Argentinian and French musicians and Aniello Desderio’s Quaretto Furioso will be among the guests of the festival along with first timers in Turkey, the duo of Briton Steven Isserlis and Canadian pianist Connie Shih.
The opening concert of the festival will be performed by young Turkish pianist Tolga Atalay Ün, who is working for the Royal Academy of Music, and the Ankara Youth Orchestra under the baton of Fazlı Orhun Orhon on April 4 at MEB Şura Hall.
In the closing concert, violinist Toğrul Ganiyev and pianist Murat Adıgüzelzade will be soloists for a concert of the Azerbaijani State Symphonic Orchestra under the baton of Rauf Abdullayev.
Ticket prices for the festival will range from 25 to 90 Turkish Liras.