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Ballet: MDT Güldestan

Hosted by the Consul of the Ankara Culture Group
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Wed 28 Mar 20:00 - 22:30

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One of the most popular works of the State Opera and Ballet, Güldestan celebrates the 10th anniversary. Beyhan Murphy's performance with Mercan Dede in Protected content that day was staged by 5 State Opera and Ballet including Mersin, Antalya, Samsun, İzmir and Istanbul and exhibited in Holland, China, Germany, Macedonia and France In order to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Güldestan, special exhibitions are organized at the beginning of the season. Güldestan, which was last performed at AKM in Protected content , will meet again with Istanbul audience after five years with the participation of Mercan Dede and surprise guests and live orchestra accompanied by the addition of new sections. From a village wedding to a cage in the city, from the works of the contemporary writer Orhan Pamuk 18th century Evliya Çelebiye is a journey from modern people's inner journeys to sema, from Ottoman times to modern Istanbul and ultimately to GÜL. The nomadic tent in which Güldestan is located has a mystical and powerful ancestor expressed with modern dance tribute. Güldestan is a unique work with electronic music and sufi traditions and at the same time combines past and future. In the past years Güldestan has been performed by MDTistanbul dancers in colorful and dynamic style together with guest artists who danced in Güldestan, accompanied by a live orchestra and Ara Güler photographs featuring viola, cello, clarinet, oud and percussion.