TURKSOY introduced artists of the Turkic World to music-loving audiences in Spain

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

The Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY established in cooperation of the International Organization of Turkic Culture TURKSOY with the Anatolian University of Eskisehir completed its tour in Spain with a concert in Segovia.

The tour of the Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY gathering artists from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey  featured 6 concerts in  Torello, Granada, Ceuta, Yecla and Segovia.


-The Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY enchanted its audience in Spain


The first concert of the orchestra within the framework of its tour in Spain took place in the "Teatre Cirvianum Torello" concert hall in Torello gathering an audience of  600 spectators. This was also the first concert given by the Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY in Europe.

The second concert took place in the  "Manuel de Falla Auditorium" in Granada where the orchestra and soloist received standing ovations from an audience of nearly 1000 spectators who were literally enchanted by their performance.

The concert of the Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY in Ceuta took place in a particularly  joyful atmosphere. As a matter of fact, the performance of the soloist and orchestra under the Kazak conductor  Maestro Aidar Torybaev in the  "Auditorium Theater Revellín" ended with an enthusiastic applause. One could hear the audience cheering and asking for an encore.  Hence, the concert ended with standing ovations of the audience for the brilliant performance of the soloist soprano Nazym Sagintay and the orchestra.

Similarly, the audience in the "Teatro Concha Segura"  in Yecla and the "Teatro Juan Bravo" in Segovia also  expressed their strong appreciation of the orchestra's performance. As matter of fact, both concerts gathering an audience of 500 spectators each, ended  with a long lasting applause.


- Melodies of the Turkic World in Spain -


During its tour in Spain, the Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY performed works by world famous composers such as J. Brahms, P. I. Tchaikovsky, J. Strauss and E. Kàlmàn as well as works of classical music by composers of the Turkic World.

Highlights of the concerts in Spain were "The Nightingale's Song" by the Kazak composer  Latif Hamidi and  Mustafa Sarısozen's Turkish folk song "Katibim" arranged by the young Azerbaijani conductor Mustafa Mehmandarov. 

Works by composers of the Turkic World which were performed for the first time in Spain by the Anatolian Sympony Orchestra of TURKSOY and the soloist Nazym Sagintay were extremely appreciated by the audience. 

Shortly after its establishment in 2017 upon initiative of TURKSOY, the Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY  gave its first concert in Eskisehir on December 25th, 2017.   With its Youth Chamber Orchestra, Youth Chamber Choir, Orchestra of Folk Instruments and  Anatolian Symphony Orchestra,  TURKSOY contributes to the worldwide promotion of Turkic culture and artists of the Turkic World as well as to the rapprochement of peoples and cultures through the universal language of music.

Within the framework of its tour in Spain, the Anatolian Symphony Orchestra of TURKSOY gathering young talents of the Turkic World who are part of the Youth Chamber Orchestra of TURKSOY and  artists of the Symphony Orchestra of the Anatolian University gave six concerts in various cities of Spain between December 29th, 2017 and January 9th, 2018.