- What’s On
The Gümüşlük International Classical Music Festival is held in the small fishing village of Gümüşlük on the Bodrum peninsula. It began in 2004 as a series of concerts and has grown to be a meeting place for internationally renowned musicians and up-and-coming performers.
The festival is held in the ancient stone quarry in Koyunbaba, but performances also take place on the sand and in the sea and in nearby hotels and restaurants and various venues around the Bodrum peninsula.
The pianist Gülsin Onay will open the festival on July 12th and close the festival on September 6th. She will be followed by such greats as the pianist Eser Öktem (August 1), the pianist Konstanze Eickhorst (August 2), the pianist Francesco Libetta (August 8) and the guitarist Begül Erhan (August 18), among many others.
Visit the festival website to see the full programme and to learn more about the workshops and competitions taking place under the auspices of the festival.