Cappadocia to host new music fest
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
The finale of the festival will be made by the Ankara Youth Orchestra.Cappadocia is preparing to host a new classical music festival called “Classic Joys” starting July 27 and running through Aug. 11.
The festival will include the Borusan Quartet, Harrie Starreveld, Joel Bons, Ellen Jewett, Kıvanç Tire, Indira Rahmatulla, Javier Lopez Calvo, Marta Gulyas, Calvin Wiersma, Birsen Ulucan, Özcan Ulucan, Çağdaş Özkan, Ayşen Ulucan, Kiya Tabassian, Cem Önertürk, Cellistanbul, the KK Festival Orchestra and the Ankara Youth Symphony Orchestra, which is directed by Orhun Orhon.
Uçhisar’s Byzantine-era venue Bezirhane will host bands while the Argos will welcome the Borusan Quartet, Ulucan Kardeşler, Ellen Jewett and Jerfi Aji.
The festival also host Budapest’s Liszt Academy Chamber Music Professor Gulyas and Manhattan Quartet member Wiersma.
There will be seminars during the festival, where Bons will be attending with the support of the Stage Arts Association Amsterdam Nieuw Ensemble.