- Welcome Aboard
- Istanbul’s 1,600 Year-Old Harbor Theodosius
- Eber Lake
- Istanbul is Ready For The Onslaught
- 2010 World Basketball Championship
- Is Istanbul the world’s new fashion capital?
- Haluk Bilginer
- Games Of The Digital Age
- Underwater Hockey
- The tastes that flew away
- The Taurus Mountains
- A New Address for Art: Istanbul
- Cultures At The Cinematic Crossroad
- 1001 Documentaries
- Beautiful, but does it work?
- A Journey Through Historic Ankara
- Love By Any Other Name
- Could This Be The Last Album?
- Warm Winter Concerts
- Three Exhibitions In Berlin
- Mountain Films En Route To Paris
- A City An Author
- Russia Facing Europe
Warm Winter Concerts
December promises to be a lively, and consequently warm, month for Istanbul music lovers. Here’s a brief selection, but remember, it’s only the tip of the iceberg.
The Akbank Chamber Orchestra concerts with guests Andrea Tyniec (violin) and Gloria Campaner (piano) can be heard at the Caddebostan Culture Center on December 23 and Cemal Reﬂit Rey Concert Hall on December 24.
Acclaimed Russian pianist Denis Matsuev is the guest in December of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra. Matsuev will perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30, at the concerts, to be held at the Caddebostan Culture Center on December 16 and at Lütfî Kırdar on December 17.
Punk and rebel Nigel
Rebellious ‘punk’ of classical music with sales of over a million albums, Nigel Kennedy will be in Istanbul this month for three nights. One of the most outstanding violinists of his time, Kennedy will perform Hendrix classics in three concerts at Babylon on December 9, 10 and 11.