- What’s On
Istanbul Music Festival presents the third edition of its blockbuster event, the Music Route. Historically a hub for sea merchants, Galata has hosted various cultures. Now, the Music Route takes its followers on an excursion interwoven with music and history across this beautiful quarter of Istanbul. In the course of the tour, guides will talk about venues and their histories, which you can listen to on headworn receivers received at the first venue. Alternative programmes start at 12.30 and 13.30. Click links for tickets (price TL250).
12.30–13.10 / 13.30–14.10, Italian Synagogue Sevil Ulucan, violin, and Hillel Zori, cello Bach, Bartók, Reinhold Glière, Handel, Halvorsen, Passacaglia
13.30-14.10 / 14.30-15.10, St. Georg Kilisesi: Koehne Quartet (Johanna Lewis, violin, and Anne Hatvey-Nagl, violin, Anett Homoki, viola, Melisa Coleman, cello)
15.00-15.40 / 16.00-16.40, Sen Piyer Kilisesi: Aima Festival Orchesra: OrhunN Orhon, coinductor, Katrin Targo, soprano, Tuuri Dede mezzosoprano
16.00–16.40 / 17.15–17.55, Aşkenaz Sinagogu: Bester Quartet (Jaroslaw Bester, accordion, David Lubowicz, violin, Oleg Dyyak clarinet, percussion, duduk, Maciej Adamczak contrebass
16.00-16.40 / 17.15-17.55, in front of the Askenazi Synagogue: KLEZ-MEZ (Bora Gürel violin, Yuri Ryadchenko, accordion)