DATE AND VENUE
16 June 2011, Hagia Eirene Museum
AKBANK CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
CEM MANSUR conductor
STEPHEN KOVACEVICH piano
- Ludwig van Beethoven
The Ruins of Athens Overture, Op.113
Piano Concerto in G Major, Op.58, No.4
- İlhan Usmanbaş
- John Corigliano
- Liszt / Adams
Angelus & At The Grave of Richard Wagner
La Lugubre Gondole
* Commissioned by Istanbul Music Festival, World Première
Lasts 105’ inc. interval.
MEET THE ARTISTS
19.00-19.45 Hagia Eirene Museum Cloisters
İlhan Usmanbaş hosted by Cem Mansur
To be held in Turkish.
“On Beethoven, On Brahms”
17.06.2011 Fri, 14.00-17.30 IKSV Salon
The young and energetic Akbank Chamber Orchestra will perform with Stephen Kovacevich the leading interpreter of Beethoven under the baton of the creative conductor Cem Mansur. The orchestra will also present the world premiére of the new work commissioned by the Istanbul Music Festival, by İlhan Usmanbaş, who will celebrate his 90th birthday this year.