Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra - 2019

Founded and supported by the Sabancı Foundation as its Main Supporter, the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (TUGFO) consists of 76 young musicians selected from the most successful conservatories across Turkey and is led by Conductor Cem Mansur.

Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra - 2019

Founded and supported by the Sabancı Foundation as its Main Supporter, the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (TUGFO) consists of 76 young musicians selected from the most successful conservatories across Turkey and is led by Conductor Cem Mansur.

Having attended a training camp at Sabancı University from 8 to 23 July, the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra staged the first concerts of the 2019 tour at Istanbul İş Sanat.

During the Istanbul concerts, the Orchestra accompanied Turkish pianist Gökhan Aybulus who have stood out with the places he took in many national and international competitions. 

The Orchestra performed Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony, Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto, Weber’s Overture ‘Der Freischütz’, Wagner’s Overture ‘Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ as well as Turkish composer Füsun Köksal’s ‘Silent Echoes II’ that has been included in many international festival programs, and won great recognition.

Being a guest of selected festivals and concert series in Europe every year, TUGFO performed 7 concerts in Germany and Italy after Istanbul. 

The Orchestra began its overseas tour in Berlin with a concert at Young Euro Classic Festival where it accompanied soloist Gökhan Aybulus one more time. The Berlin concert was recorded by Deutschlandfunk Kultur radio, one of the world’s leading culture & arts channels and broadcast by the European Broadcasting Union. 

After Germany, the Orchestra’s next destination is Italy, and for the Orchestra’s Palermo concert on July 27, the soloist on the staged Ivo Pogorelich, who is proclaimed a genius. During the Castellmare del Golfo concert on July 31 and Palermo concert on August 3, the Orchestra accompanied Russian pianist Sofia Vasheruk, who has proven her talent with her awards won at a young age.

2019 Tour Programı

July 24, 2019   

 Young Euro Classic Festival Concert, Berlin

July 27, 2019   

 Palermo Concert, Sicily

July 28, 2019   

 Bagheria Concert, Sicily

July 31, 2019   

 Castellmare del Golfo Concert, Sicily

August 1, 2019 

 Marsala Concert, Sicily

August 3, 2019 

 Palermo Concert, Sicily

August 4, 2019 

 Corleone Concert, Sicily

 

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