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Turkey’s opera, ballet festival to continue with '3 Sopranos, 3 Tenors' concert

Concert to be held on Sept. 15 at 9.00 p.m. local time at ancient Aspendos Theatre

Ayse Yildiz   | 13.09.2021
Turkey’s opera, ballet festival to continue with '3 Sopranos, 3 Tenors' concert

ANTALYA, Turkey

The 28th Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival continues in Turkey’s Mediterranean resort city of Antalya.

The festival, which began on Sept. 4 and will continue until Sept. 23, will include a "3 Sopranos, 3 Tenors" concert with a wide repertoire ranging from opera arias to Neapolitans, from symphonic folk songs to popular songs, said a statement by the Antalya State Opera and Ballet (DOB).

Under the direction of the conductor Ibrahim Yazici, sopranos Cigdem Onal, Esin Talinli, Funda Saltas Atesoglu, and tenors Ayhan Ustuk, Aykut Cinar and Senol Talinli will be on stage with the Antalya DOB orchestra.

The concert will be held on Sept. 15 at 9.00 p.m. local time (1800GMT) at the ancient Aspendos Theatre.

The only ballet performance of the festival will be “Pandemic” – which made its world premiere at the Antalya State Opera and Ballet a while ago – on Sept. 18 at 9.00 p.m.

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