Guests: Edip Akbayram-Zara-Koray Avcı
On May 24th, Zorlu PSM will host a special night in which a highly reputable figure of Turkish literature, Sabahattin Ali, will be commemorated as a part of the Vestel #gururlayerli concerts in collaboration with Atlantis Yapım! The concert led by Aysun and Ali Kocatepe that will feature Edip Akbayram, Zara, Koray Avcı will take place at the Drama Stage.
Sabahattin Ali; who wrote the acclaimed novels Kuyucaklı Yusuf (Yusuf From Kuyucak), İçimizdeki Şeytan (The Devil Within) and Kürk Mantolu Madonna (Madonna With a Fur Coat) as well as short stories such as Değirmen (The Well), along with many poems and the play titled Esirler (The Captives), will be commemorated under the conduct of the esteemed Ali Kocatepe. Having released the works of many artists with his 1 Numara Plakçılık label; Kocatepe also wrote and composed many songs performed by musicians such as Gökben, Modern Folk Üçlüsü, Nükhet Duru, Sezen Aksu, Özdemir Erdoğan and Mahsun Kırmızıgül. He reinforced his status in the history of Turkish music with the national and international awards he recieved, laying out his experiences in his memoir, Hey Gidi Dünya Hey (Anılarla Piştim, Şimdi Demleniyorum).
Even though he passed away at age 41, Sabahattin Ali left many precious works behind. This concert, in which Kocatepe will be accompanied by singer and vocal artist Aysun Kocatepe; Edip Akbayram, who rose to fame with Aldırma Gönül, which was written as a poem by Sabahattin Ali and composed by Kerem Günay in the melodic mode of Hicaz; folk music singer Zara and singer/musician/song writer Koray Avcı; will commemorate Sabahattan Ali on his 110th birthday.
Zorlu PSM awaits anyone who wishes to take their part in this special night and become a part of this memorable experience.