New season opens with classical dates
The new season of İş Sanat will open with a concert by the Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sascha Goetzel.İş Sanat is opening its new season on Nov. 2 with a concert by the Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra and Özgür Aydın.
The concert, which will take place in İşbank’s İş Kuleleri in Levent, will showcase the renowned talents of Aydın, who won the ARD International Music Competition in Munich in 1997.
Aydın will be accompanied by the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Sascha Goetzel, who has brought many innovations to the orchestra’s repertoire and vision since 2009.
Awarded with “Pianist of the Year” prize by Andante Magazine this year, Aydın is ready to give one of the finest concerts of the season with his brilliant technique and impressive interpretation. The orchestra and Aydın will play Brahms’ Piano concerto and Berlioz’s Fantastic Symphony.
Later in the month, famous violinist Ryu Goto will also perform in Istanbul at İş Sanat on Nov. 14. Goto is perceived as one of the most important classical violinists in the world and will be here as part of a project that aims to protect the ancient city of Afrodisias in Aydın’s Geyre village. Goto will be on stage with conductor Hakan Şensoy and Filarmonia Istanbul.
The musician’s philanthropic work includes working with student musicians throughout the world, mentoring their development and conducting master classes in conjunction with the world’s top institutions.