February 09, 2012

CRR Venue Prepares to Host 80 New Concerts

Istanbul’s culture and art venue Cemal Reşit Ray is preparing to present its new season of 80 new concerts.

“The saloon will gather flamenco, jazz, classic and Turkish musicians this year,” said art manager Kemal Karaöz to Anatolia news agency.

“Cities create their own cultures,” said Karaöz, adding that the first concert of this season will take place on Feb. 16 with Trilok Gırtu and Tuluğ Tırpan.

On Feb. 19 the program will continue with Tanburi Cemil Bey Days, said Karaöz, and on Feb. 20 the CRR will host Gabriela Montero and on Feb. 22 Cristina Branco.

The most awaited concert is Fazıl Say’s piano recital, Karaöz said. Fazıl Say will be onstage on Feb. 24 and 25.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: CRR Venue Prepares to Host 80 New Concerts


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