Zorlu PSM launches new season program
Istanbul’s Zorlu Performance Arts Center (PSM) launched its fourth season program at a press conference held on Sept. 6.
Zorlu PSM General Director Murat Abbas said they would bring alternative names to Turkey for the first time in the new season.
“We attach importance to jazz music this season, too. We will host Chick Corea, Michel Camilo and Tomatito,” he added.
Abbas said new groups would also take the stage at Zorlu, adding, “In collaboration with Charm Music, the world’s most famous electronic music, creativity and technology festival Sonar Istanbul will give music lovers the newest experience. Symphony orchestras with films screenings will continue this season too, with ‘Titanic Live,’ ‘Amadeus Live,’ ‘Aliens Live’ and ‘The Lord Of The Rings in Concert: The Two Towers Live.’ Our theater stages will also be very active this season.”
The fourth season of Zorlu PSM will be richened with fela markets and exhibitions.
The musical “West Side Story” will be on stage for three weeks in March 2017 in the new season. The “Movies in Concert” series will feature the music of cult films live.
Mark Eliyahu, Moderat, the Mike Stern & Dave Weckl Band, Kadebostany, Jose Feliciano, Madelenie Peyroux, Dennis Chambers, Victor Wooten, Weval and Cola & Jimmu (Jimi Tenor & Nicole Willis) will be among the performers at Zorlu PSM in the new season.
The audience will also be able to see many Turkish artists and bands on the stage including Ümit Besen, Ayhan Sicimoğlu, Burhan Öçal and the Istanbul Orient Ensemble, Mabel Matiz, Güliz Ayla, Cem Adrian, Yeni Türkü and Kaan Tangöze.
Also, one of the world’s leading artistic organizations, the Royal Opera House program, will be screened at Zorlu PSM throughout the season. “Il Trovatore,” “Norma,” “Cosi Fan Tutte,” “The Nutcracker,” “Madame Butterfly” and “Anastacia” will be shows in this program.