fizy İstanbul Müzik Haftası: Erlend Øye & La Comitiva
19 September 2018 - 20:30 - Turkcell Platinum Stage

From indie cult Kings of Convenience to The Whitest Boy Alive, the genius of indie alternative/electronica Erlend Øye will be at Zorlu PSM with his sophisticated solo work on September 19!

Phenomenal co-creator of the Bergen native indie cult Kings of Convenience together with Erik Glambek Bøe, there is no rest for Erlend Øye. After releasing their first EP “Failure” with Kings of Convenience right before their debut album Versus, the duo had a fast and groundbreaking rise to the top of the indie scene. Øye released his solo work “Unrest” in 2003 compelling masses with his sophisticated personal sound. He recorded each track of Unrest in a different city and with a different producer, offering a unique work inside and out. Following this release, he formed The Whitest Boy Alive along with Marcin Öz, Sebastian Maschat and Daniel Nentwig releasing two albums back to back, Dreams (2006) and Rules in 2008. His latest solo album Legao was released in 2014, presenting Øye’s maturest sound ever.

Turkcell Platinum Stage

Another saloon of Zorlu PSM is the Turkcell Platinum Stage with its natural acoustic feature...

The place takes up a space of 315 m2 in total together with the 156 m2 stage and backstage which has 12 m wideness, 13m depth and 12 m height. It enables entrance to the under stage like the Main Theater. It has the characteristics of a sophisticated theater with its carefully designed audio system which is properly chosen suitable to the natural acoustic. Turkcell Platinum Stage which is equipped with the last technological advances has got unique sound, light and video equipment inside. 

The saloon with 678 seat capacity is formed of balcony and parterre areas.  It has hosted many different works up to now with PSM production and presented in corporation with Talimhane Tiyatrosu such as the "Seni Seviyorum, Mükemmelsin, Şimdi Değiş" musical, the Yoldan Çıkan Oyun theater, as an extraordinary silent theater the "Smashed" show, several native theater groups and the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre which is considered as one of the groups presenting Shakespeare's plays in the best way. Zorlu also met art lovers with many Children's Theaters, many artists such as Fazıl Say, Riff Cohen, Sir James Galway, our young jazz artist Karsu, events and theaters.