A Capella at Pera


18 May 2019 / 17:00 Past Activity

Pera Museum's A Capella series will stage its season final! The last performance of A Capella at Pera, featuring Turkish State Polyphonic Choir’s principal conductor Burak Onur Erdem as the art director, will be "Sirene" on 18th of May, Saturday, at 17.00.

Prior to the concert, a limited number of music enthusiasts may participate in "Conversation Session" for discussing the production process of a capella music, chatting with musicians and sharing their knowledge. The event, which will bring together the musicians with their audience just before the concert, will focus on the tradition of and compositions for women's choirs in Turkey and the world.

16.00 – 17.00 Conversation Session
17.00 – 18.00 Concert


Conversation Session + Concert

Named after Greek mythology's mysterious creatures with enchanting voices called sirens, Sirene has been established in 2014 under the guidance of Istanbul University State Conservatory Faculty Member and choirmaster Volkan Akkoç to blend the dynamic, combative and free-spirited character of Turkish women with the folkloric tunes of both the West and Anatolia, in line with the motto “Our voices echo from distant seas.”

Choirmaster: Volkan Akkoç Soprano: Göksu Hazal Subaşı, Sinem Akar Doğan, Esin Ardanuç, Sevgin Karakuş, Gözde Köse, Derya Ulkat, Başak Çağlayan, Fulya Dila Çoban Alto: Cansın Hazan Bayrak, Zerrin Mete, Başak Kuyumcu, Beril Özortakçı, Sezen Şen, Aysu Erdoğdu Miskbay, Deniz Ulkat, Merve Pala

Admissions 20 TL. Tickets can be purchased on Biletix. Sales at the Museum will begin on the day of the concert. Friends of Pera Museum can buy tickets from the museum with a 50% discount. Places are limited. 

"Conversation Session + Concert" admissions 25 TL. Places for "Conversation Session" are limited to 10 people. Tickets can be purchased on Biletix.



Volkan Akkoç

Sarı Gelin

Arr. Volkan Akkoç

Salve Regina

Miklos Kocsar

Duo Seraphim

Tomas Luis de Victoria


Otmar Macha

Lauliku Lapsepoli

Veljo Tormis

Les Angelus

Claude Debussy, Düz. Clytus Gottwald

Uzun İnce Bir Yoldayım

Arr. Volkan Akkoç

Lauda Sion

György Orban

Ergen Deda

Petar Liondev

Bu Dünya Bir Pencere

Arr. Volkan Akkoç


Volkan Akkoç

Evreşe Yolları

Arr. Volkan Akkoç

Las Amarillas

Stephan Hatfield