GIYA KANCHELI: A WORLD PREMIERE "In Memory of Benyamin Sönmez"
Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir
Andres Mustonen conductor
Mamuka Gaganidze countertenor
Gidon Kremer viola
Giedre Dirvanauskaite cello
11 June Monday, 20:00, Hagia Eirene Museum
Diplipito for Cello, Countertenor and Orchestra
New symphonic opus*
Styx for Viola, Orchestra and Choir
* Commissioned by Istanbul Music Festival, world premiere
Lasts 110’ inc. interval.
Giya Kancheli will be presented a “Lifetime Achievement Award” before the concert.
The Festival is proud to provide another exquisite work for the world’s musical heritage. Giya Kancheli, a true romantic who embroiders in his works all the elegant feelings and ideals of his homeland Georgia and who has a profound influence on the musical world, will premiere his eagerly anticipated symphonic work commissioned by the festival. This concert is dedicated to cellist Benyamin Sönmez who was scheduled to perform tonight before he passed away in late 2011.
1st Category 200 TL; 2nd Category 150 TL; 3rd Category 100 TL; Student 30 TL; Balcony 250 TL; buy ticket