Early New Year Celebration in The Land of Sweets
15 December 2019 / 10:30
Pera Museum is happy to celebrate the New Year with its youngest visitors and Baby Concerts! A special concert and ballet performance tailored for the needs and wishes of babies and toddlers will take place on December 15 and bring them together with moving compositions by the greatest composers. The concert also gives an opportunity not only to meet a ballerina but also to have a dance with her and be a part of the fairytale!
Guests from different countries are arriving to Land of Sweets to celebrate the beginning of New Year together with Nutcracker and Clara. Excerpts of music from famous P.I.Chaykovsky ballets 'Nutcracker' and 'Swan lake', G.Rossini, J.Strauss and Mozart will be present in our little celebration.
Tatiana Uzunay - Creator (Russia)
Didem Karakaya - Flute (Turkey)
Alise Juska Savga -Violin (Latvia)
Kasia Özdemir - Violin (Poland)
Feride Berin Öget - Cello (Turkey)
Olga Yürükoğlu - Ballerina (Azerbaijan)
Duration: 1 hour
Age: Suitable for babies between the ages 0-2. Parents and older children can attend with a ticket.
PeraCard Family holders are entitled to 50% discount. The concert will take place at Pera Café. Limited seats; no reservations. Adults and children above 2 years old required to buy a ticket. Admission is free for babies between 0-2 years.
Alise Juska Savga studied in Amsterdam, leading baroque orchestras and appearing as a soloist with various ensembles across Europe, as well as teaching early music interpretation at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, collaborating with DJs and staring in shows with electric violin.
Didem Karakaya is a freelance musician, plays flute, piccolo and alto saxophone in several orchestras and ensembles, is a member of "Marsyas Flute Quartet" and "Trio ad Libitum"; organized “Flütistan” International Flute Meeting in Istanbul; she presented her own programs on TRT Radio3 in Istanbul.
Kasia Özdemir graduated from Academy of Music in Poznan with a masters degree, participated in music competitions, played in various orchestras across Europe; she has an extensive, international violin and piano teaching experience, is active in both classical and popular music fields.
Feride Berin Öget actively performs classical and popular music, makes her own arrangements of musical pieces, is a studio recording artist, has been teaching and leading orchestra at Doğuş University and has presented her own program in TRT radio.
Olga Yürükoğlu began ballet studies at the age of 6 in Baku, worked at Baku National Opera and Ballet Theatre and appeared in Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow Kremlin, Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, AKM in Istanbul, Ankara National Opera and Ballet Theatre; she has been teaching ballet at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Mimar Sinan University.