SATURDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2020, 8PM TURKEY / 6PM UK
LIVE BROADCAST AT: https://youtu.be/mWMkZRSVvko
CONCERT AT SAN PACIFICO CHURCH, BÜYÜKADA, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EU MOBILITY WEEK, ADALAR AND ISTANBUL MUNICIPALITIES, RECORDED FOR TRT3
Warlock, Capriol Suite
Debussy, Danse sacrée et danse profane (Yonca Atar, harp)
Saygun, Allegretto from Partita for 'Cello (Lale Efendiev, 'cello)
Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht
Musicians from The Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal College of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Camarata Schweiz and Hochschule for Music and Drama Hamburg.
The performance will take place with audience on-line only, in compliance with Turkish Ministry of Culture regulations. Stream live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mWMkZRSVvko
Supported by the European Union Delegation to Ankara, Adalar and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipalities.
22 SEPTEMBER 2019 CONCERT WITH ISTANBUL BIENNIAL: SAN PACIFICO CHURCH, BÜYÜKADA
On 22 September 2019, a string orchestra of musicians from the London music colleges and the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra performed a concert at San Pacifico, Büyükada, in partnership with Istanbul Biennial and Ulysses Arts, supported by Adalar Municipality and the European Union Delegation to Turkey.
Musicians from London's Royal College of Music, Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Imperial College, Hamburg Hochschule für Musik und Theater and Bulgaria National Academy of Music joined forces with members of the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme including Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings, Yalçın Tura, Enginlerden ... Yücelerden (From Seashore, From Highlands), Hindemith, Variations for Clarinet and Strings, and Donizetti, Clarinet Concertino, with soloist Özlem Çelik from the Samsun State Opera Orchestra.
PRESS (in Turkish)
'Thank you very much for your kindness and for your perfect conducting of my music. Many thanks also for the musicians for their understanding for their understanding and intelligently rendering of my work. Special thanks also to Ariane Zandi.' [solo 'cello]
Sunday 17 November 2019, 10am Turkey / 7am GMT: TRT Radyo-3 broadcasts the Büyükada Concert performance of Enginlerden Yücelerden on Defne Kayhan's programme 'Müziğe Adanmış Yaşamlar'
('Lives dedicated to Music').
TURKEY - CONCERT TOUR TO BÜYÜKADA AND HEYBELIADA, ISTANBUL, SEPTEMBER 2018
In September 2018, James Ross led a tour of musicians from The Purcell School for Young Musicians for concerts at the Ruhban School, Heybeliada (29 Sep), and at the Anadolu Club, Büyükada (30 Sep), near Istanbul, in partnership with the Islands Council and Adalar Municipality, with accomodation generously supported by Kartal Municipality.
The UK-based musicians performed alongside Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra members, including Purcell, Abdelazar; Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Sinfonietta; CPE Bach, Flute Concerto in D Minor with soloist Hannah Capstick; Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, Elgar, Introduction and Allegro, and Bartók,, Romanian Folk Dances. The tour also included coaching sessions, workshops and performing alongside the Islands Children's Orchestra, established by the Music Foundation for Peace, including music especially composed by members of The Purcell School Composition Department.