Wednesday, June 23, 2010

12:11 PM

1st International İstanbul Opera Festival

1st International İstanbul Opera Festival will be organized as Istanbul 2010 European Culture Capital project with the support of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, İstanbul Governorship and İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

Festival will be realized at the Yıldız Palace, Topkapı Palace, Rumelian Castle and Cemil Topuzlu Open-air Theatre during July 2010 under the Art Directorate of Yekta Kara, Head Director of State Opera and Ballet General Directorate. Operas about Turkish culture and life that are included in the repertoire of 1st International Istanbul Opera Festival such as The Abduction from the Seraglio, Fatih the Conqueror (Fatih Sultan Mehmet) and Zaide, will meet with the audience at brilliant İstanbul nights and at original historical decors.


2-3 July G. Rossini

Maometto Secondo
(İstanbul State Opera and Ballet)

Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre
5-6-7 July Ludger Vollmer

Gegen Die Wand
(Theatre Bremen)

Rumeli Castle
8-9 July G. Rossini

Il Barbiere di Siviglia
(Deutsche Oper Berlin)

Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre
10-11 July G.F. Händel
(İzmir State Opera and Ballet)

Rumeli Castle
13-14 July G. Verdi
(Ankara State Opera and Ballet)

Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre
16-17-18 July W. A. Mozart
(Antalya State Opera and Ballet)

Topkapı Palace
19-20-21 July W. A. Mozart

Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail
(İstanbul and Samsun
State Opera and Ballets)

Yıldız Palace
23 July Ü.Hacıbeyli


Sütlüce Convention Center
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