24 May – International Classical Guitar Night
Guitarists Sharon Isbin and Kagan Korad will be on stage as part of the Guitar Festival. With an M.A. degree from Yale School of Music, Isbin is a multi-Grammy award winner musician and has appeared as soloist with over 170 orchestras. Her work ranges from Baroque, Spanish and Latin music to jazz-fusion. A member of the Bilkent Guitar Trio, Korad has toured Turkey as well as countries in Europe, Asia and Africa, giving over 500 concerts. He teaches at the Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts. The programme includes pieces by Bizet, Borodin and de Falla. The concert will be at Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall at 8 p.m.