The Gedik Philharmonic Orchestra will give an unique concert to have fun the 97th Republic Day, which marks the nation’s authorities system change to a republic at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall on Oct. 29.
During the concert, the orchestra will perform the work “Sinfonietta” for a string orchestra by Ulvi Cemal Erkin, one of many early composers of the Turkish republic and the outstanding representatives of the nationwide music motion, below the baton of maestro Orhun Orhon. The latest compositions by younger composers Mahir Çetiz and Cem Oslu may have their premiere at this concert within the efficiency of the Gedik Philharmonic Orchestra as effectively.
Çetiz’s “Aydınlığın Çağrısı” (“Call of Light”) consists for string devices. Çetiz says: “I strive to attain the institution of the republic in 1923 with my work.” Oslu’s “Yolculuk” (“Journey”) consists for wind quintet, string instrument orchestra and percussions. The composer builds his work on a narrative that takes place throughout wartime and revolves across the worth of music and love that will increase as life will get more durable.
Anadolu Nefesli Beşlisi (Anatolian Wind Quintet) will perform as soloists at the concert, which can be a bridge between previous and current. The efficiency will happen between 6 p.m. and eight p.m. in step with the pandemic measures.