DATE AND VENUE
6 June 2005, Hagia Eirene Museum
BORUSAN ISTANBUL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
PAVEL KOGAN conductor
ALEXANDER MELNİKOV piano †
GABRİEL POSDARESCU trumpet ‡
20.00 Award Ceremony
21.30-24.00 Reception (Courtyard of the Archaeological Museum)
- Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No.1 Op.35 † ‡
Lasts 85’ inc. interval.
Borusan İstanbul Philharmonic Orchestra is the resident orchestra of the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.
33rd International İstanbul Music Festival’s opens with a grand performance of Borusan İstanbul Philharmonic, resident orchestra of the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts under the baton of Pavel Kogan, the glorious conductor of the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra. One of the most brilliant of the Russian pianists Alexander Melnikov and Gabriel Posderescu join the orchestra in Shostakovich’s concerto. The famous Carmen Suite, a suitable finale for the opening will prepare the audience for the reception in the historical aura of the Archaeological Museum.
Please note that for this special event, only the balcony tickets of the Hagia Eirene will be sold through the Biletix system and at the box office of the Atatürk Cultural Centre.