28 October at 7:30 pm

100 Years of Turkish Republic Concert

This October marks the centenary of the Turkish Republic. We’re looking forward to performing at a special event organised by the Yunus Emre Institute celebrating the past and the future: 100 Years of Turkish Republic Concert & World Premiere of Yalçın Tura’s Piano Concerto.

28 October at 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music

The concert will showcase the world premiere of the distinguished Turkish composer Yalçın Tura’s latest piano concerto, with soloist Pınar Çelik Warsi. Tura’s son, the composer and Principal Conductor of the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra, Hasan Niyazi Tura, conducts.


Hasan Niyazi Tura
Centennial Tango

Frederick Delius
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Yalçın Tura
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra | World Premiere

George Butterworth
The Banks of Green Willow

Hasan Uçarsu
Andante from Harp Concerto “Uninvited Guests” based on “Evcara Saz Semaisi” by Dilhayat Kalfa, a Turkish woman composer from the 18th Century

Ralph Vaughan-Williams
Fantasia on “Greensleeves”

Hasan Niyazi Tura
Turkish Dances

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