Bilkent Hezarfen Academy at Bilkent Music, March 6-10

Hezarfen Ensemble will hold a five-day residency at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, March 6-10, as an annual collaboration with Bilkent Composition.

Bilkent Hezarfen Academy 2019 will be featuring Hezarfen Ensemble with seven instrumentalists (flt, clt, perc, pno, vln, vla, vlc) in a week full of rehearsals, individual lessons, a seminar and a final concert with the aim to create performance and recording opportunities for emerging composers and promote contemporary music with newly written pieces. Eun-Hwa Cho, professor of composition at the Music University “Hanns Eisler”, Berlin, holds the visiting professorship in this edition. The closing concert with five world premieres takes place in Bilkent Concert Hall, 10 March 2019 Sunday at 20:00.

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The following two events of the Academy are open to public:

March 8, Friday, 15.45-17.30
Bilkent Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Studio 254
“The Music of Eun-Hwa Cho”
Talk by composer Eun-Hwa Cho
at Bilkent Composition Seminar

March 10, Sunday, 20.00
Bilkent Concert Hall
“New Music by Bilkent Composers”
Hezarfen Ensemble conducted by Orhun Orhon
World premieres of new works by Bilkent Composers:
Senay Uğurlu, Saim Gülay, Arda Turhan, Arda Yurdusev, Artun Çekem
Ticket prices: 1. Category 30 TL / 2. Category 25 TL / 3. Category 15 TL
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