Antalya Piano Festival kicks off
The 18th International Antalya Piano Festival kicked off on Nov. 1 with a concert by Manolo Carrasco. The event will feature 468 musicians performing in 10 concerts until Dec. 2 in the southern province of Antalya.
The festival will continue on Nov. 5 with the Antalya State Symphonic Orchestra, which consists of the world-famous composer and pianist Stephane Blet. The orchestra will be conducted by Gürer Aykal.
As part of the festival, Cem Esen will take the stage in the festival on Nov. 8, Emre Elivar on Nov. 10, Ariadna Castellanos on Nov. 17 and Luz Casal on Nov. 26.
The Antalya State Symphonic Orchestra will be on stage once again on Nov. 22, performing Anatolian melodies in symphonic rock formation. Çağ Erçağ and Nurkan Renda will accompany the orchestra on the cello and guitar.
The Kepez Municipality Child and Youth Symphonic Orchestra, which is formed of 100 young musicians, will meet music lovers on Nov. 29.
The festival will be closed with a concert conducted by Leonard Slatkin on Dec. 1 and 2.
The final concert will feature the Mediterranean Philharmonic Orchestra and the Güher and Süher Pekinel sisters.