TEKFEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
AZIZ SHOKHAKIMOV conductor
EMRE ENGİN violin
The concert will be preceded by the opening speech and introductions of this year's festival award recipients.
Tekfen Philharmonic Orchestra is the 2019-2022 Opening Concert Orchestra of the Istanbul Music Festival.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus, op. 43
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219, ‘Turkish’
- Sergei Prokofiev
Symphony No. 1, op. 25, ‘Classical’
- Béla Bartók
Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 68
Lasts 65’ without interval.
Dedicated to The Enlightened World of Beethoven, the 48th Music Festival opens with the composer’s Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus ballet. The Young Soloist of the Festival in 2012 and recipient of the 2015 Aydın Gün Encouragement Award, violinist Emre Engin, who pursues a successful multifaceted career in the United States, returns to the festival once more for a delightful concert.