DATE AND VENUE
16 June 2017, Hagia Eirene Museum
BORUSAN ISTANBUL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
SASCHA GOETZEL conductor
MARI SAMUELSEN violin
HÅKON SAMUELSEN cello
- Philip Glass
Symphony No.11 *
Double Concerto for Violin and Cello **
Lasts 85’ inc. interval.
* Istanbul Music Festival co-commission together with Bruckner-Linz Orchestra and Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
** Turkey premiere.
Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra is the Orchestra in Residence of the Istanbul Music Festival.
19:00-19:45 Front Courtyard
by Aykut Köksal on “Post-Modernism and Music: The Unbearable Charm of Repetition”
The Istanbul Music Festival celebrates the 80th birthday of Philip Glass, perhaps the most recognized composer living today, with a spectacular premiere night that also features the festival’s co-commission to him.