For the first time in Turkey the İstanbul Woodwind Festival (IWF) is organized with the cooperation of the Istanbul Clarinet Society and Kadıköy Municipality between the dates from 29 June to 03 July 2016 in the Caddebostan Culture Center.
The Clarinet Society announced about the festival that “With IWF 2016, we are willing to introduce the deep-rooted culture and the contemporary musical level that our country has achieved, share knowledge and thoughts on music among the participants, introduce the latest musical instruments and accessories as well as innovations on music and promote the worldwide friendship and cooperation.”
Visitors and guests are going to enjoy concerts and also seminars, workshops, master classes, movies, exhibitions and different contests during the festival days.
The opening concert will be given by Cinema Symphony Orchestra (Serdar Yalçın) with world’s well known soloists as follows:
Wien Philharmonic Orchestra and Walter Auer
Deutsche Oper Berlin – Weimar Musik Hochschule and Selim Aykal
Belgium Orchestra – Roeland Hendrikx
Paris National Superieur de Musique Obua – David Walter