Art and Culture

First concert for Girne Municipality Chamber Orchestra

The newly established Girne Municipality Chamber Orchestra gave its first concert at Girne Ramadan Cemil Square on 25th July, which was highly appreciated by the audience.

The orchestra was conducted by Cemre Seziner and music of the composers Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Purcell, Caccini, Jenkins, Bizet, Di Sarli and Faure was performed. Before the concert, a press conference was held on the establishment of Kyrenia Municipality Chamber Orchestra.

Girne Mayor Nidai Güngördü pointed out that they had made firsts and innovations in many different fields such as the International Olive Cartoons Competition, Vounos Stone Sculpture Symposium, and the City Museum and Art Gallery. He stated that the work on culture and art continues to develop.  Conservatory graduated artists applied to them with the idea of the establishment of a Chamber Orchestra and the orchestra was created by the decision of the Council, it has been rehearsing for the last 3 months.

Girne Municipality General Art Director Derman Atik stated that important works have been achieved in the fields of culture and art in the last 5 years and pointed out that if the steps taken today had been taken years ago, Girne would be at a better point.  Derman Atik stated that they had felt the great lack of a Chamber Orchestra in the Municipality for many years and thanked Cemre Seziner who had provided the formation of the Chamber Orchestra and the members of the orchestra.

Cemre Seziner, the conductor of Girne Municipality Chamber Orchestra, stated that municipalities and artists exist to serve the public and that he believes that important work will be accomplished with this cooperation. Cemre Seziner thanked the Mayor of Girne Nidai Güngördü, General Art Director Derman Atik and members of the city council who supported them on their way to the establishment of the orchestra.