İş Sanat, beloved by many lovers of art from all ages for its special guests and impressive programs, will open its doors for its new season on the 3rd of November.
İş Sanat has hosted concerts and performances of world renowned artists since 2000, and has lent is stage to innovative and unique projects for its hundreds of thousands of art lover followers. Its doors will now open for its news season on the 3rd of November. Its 18th Season will last until May 2018 and its program will be reminiscent of a festival that expands from classical music to jazz, from World music to dance performances, local projects, poetry readings and children’s activities.
Filiz Ova: “We prepared a program that excited us even during its planning stage.”
İş Sanat’s Artistic Director Filiz Ova stated “We prepared a program that excited us even during its planning stage. We will host artists followed closely by the art circles and their special projects on our stage. We believe it will be a great season once more with the participation of art lovers and our audiences.”
• İş Sanat will bring together two soloists as they are accompanied by Zurich Chamber Orchestra on the 9th of January, Tuesday evening. One of the most prominent accordion players of our times, Richard Galliano, and two time Echo Klassik award winning German violinist Arabella Steinbacher will give a concert to remember.
Concerts for jazz lovers
İş Sanat continues to host prominent jazz musicians who will give concerts jazz lovers of Istanbul will not want to miss.
• Grammy Award winning Swedish composer and singer Lisa Ekdahl, whose 10 albums have reached platinum sales numbers, will meet her fans in Istanbul on the 23rd of November, Thursday evening.
• Hailey Tuck, who is distinguished from her peers with her enchanting vocals, will meet her fans in Istanbul for the first time on the 15th of February, Thursday evening. She will be accompanied by Eric Harland (drums), Joe Sanders (bass) and Rick Simpson (piano).
Divas of World Music at İş Sanat
İş Sanat will host magical vocals of female singers from the coasts of the Aegean and Mediterranean.
• Latin Grammy Award winning Spanish singer Buika has a big fanbase in Turkey with her passionate love songs. She will perform on the İş Sanat stage once more during her “Para mi” world tour on the 19th of December, Tuesday evening.
• Glykeria, the beautiful voice of the Aegean coasts across, Nina Zilli, immortalized by her song 50 Mila which was in the soundtrack of Ferzan Özpetek’s film Mine Vaganti, and Las Migas Flamenco ensemble, as well as Silvia Peréz Cruz, the rising star of Spanish music world, are some other artists who will perform at İş Sanat for the World Music concert series…
Local projects not to miss on the İş Sanat stage
İş Sanat continues to bring beloved musicians of Turkey together with unique and once-in-a-lifetime projects.
• You have never listened to the songs of Anatolian folk poets from Rumi to Aşık Veysel. Pianist-composer Tuluğ Tırpan is the musical director of this project in which his composition Mevlana Senfonik Şiir will also be performed. He will share the stage with Vienna Classical Players, Okan Yalabık, Zara, Erdal Erzincan and ney player Burcu Karadağ.
• Known for his unique vocal range and varied repertoire, Cem Adrian will come together with Ceylan Ertem to interpret folk songs of Neşet Ertaş.
• Clarinet virtuoso Hüsnü Şenlendirici and his close friend Halil Sezai, who will give the first concert of the new album Hüsn-ü Dream,
will all give never-seen-before performances at İş Sanat.