International Antalya Piano Festival will meet musiclovers between November 1 and December 1.
International Antalya Piano Festival
International Antalya Piano Festival is the most important festival in the city which contributes to the international “art city” identity of Antalya since year 2000. International Antalya Piano Festival has also proven itself with the succession of the membership to European Festivals Association (EFA) as the most prestigious association having the membership of the most important music festivals or Europe.
The festival, meeting world famous artists with the art lovers of Antalya, ever year, presents a rich program associated with special shows of classical, jazz music and many others. Public concerts, master classes which take place at many spots in Antalya, communes, exhibitions, workshops, seminaries and social responsibility projects are among the events that the festival blazes a trail and as a result the festival made a tremendous impact at local and national media, while meeting the public by visiting every district of Antalya.
International Antalya Piano Festival, being praised both nationally and internationally as the most important festival of Turkey for presenting the country by its culture and tourism, shines out as a very important event in presentation of the wealthy history, cultural diversity and geography of the country by means of the concerts and the events within its body. To this day, many world-famous artists have taken the stage in the festival including Michel Camilo, Vladimir Spivakov, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Miriam Mendez, Rengim Gökmen, Gulsin Onay, Fahir Atakoğlu and Sertab Erener, Tomatito, Hüseyin Sermet, Hasan Uçarsu, Martina Filjak, Don Davis, Zhang Zuo, Julian Rachlin, Hiromi, Darrell Ang, Manolo Carrasco and Roberto Cominati.
The festival, which also plays an important role in presentation of the city, performs some of its concerts in scope of the program, in the magical atmosphere of Aspendos Ancient Theatre which has the best acoustic of the world. Classical music and piano got earful on the stage of EXPO 2016 Antalya Congress Center which hosted the events in 2016 by receiving on stage the most important stars of our country and the world.
1 November 2017 Wednesday: Manolo Carrasco ‘Sounds From Spain’
4 November 2017 Saturday: Antalya State Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Gürer Aykal, Soloist: Stéphane Blet
8 November 2017 Wednesday:Cem Esen ‘In Memory of Kamuran Gündemir’
10 November 2017 Friday: Antalya State Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Gürer Aykal, Soloist: Emre Elivar ‘Turkish Composers’
15 November 2017 Wednesday: Cemil Yener Gökbudak ‘Young Talents’
17 November 2017 Friday: Ariadna Castellanos
22 November 2017 Wednesday: Antalya State Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Hakan Şensoy, Solosits: Çağ Erçağ & Nurkan Renda
26 November 2017 Sunday: Luz Casal ‘Passionate Voice of Romance’
1 December 2017 Friday: Mediterranean Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Leonard Slatkin, Soloists: Güher & Süher Pekinel