XXF - Very Very French: Bachar Mar-Khalifé
29 November 20:30 - Turkcell Platinum Stage
Doors: 20.30
Bachar Mar-Khalifé: 21.00

In collaboration with Institut Français de Turquie

XXF is set to host one of the excellent names of French contemporary music scene Bachar Mar-Khalifé! Khalifé will be at Turkcell Platinum Stage on November 29!

Bachar Mar-Khalifé is a French Lebanese singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. He graduated from the Conservatory of Paris and worked with conductors Lorin Maazel, James Gaffigan as well as with the Orchestre national de France and the Ensemble intercontemporain. He has collaborated on many projects that fuse jazz, world music, electronic and hip-hop with artists as diverse as Bojan Z, Carl Craig, Francesco Tristano, Murcof or Kery James.

Born in war-torn Lebanon, he is the son of the legendary Eastern-Lute player Marcel Khalifé, and the Brother of Rami Khalifé (a member of the band Aufgang). Bachar released two previous albums for InFiné, Oil Slick in 2010 and Who`s Gonna Get The Ball ... in 2013. He’s composed soundtracks for various films such as Layla Fourie, directed by Pia Marais and praised in 2013 Berlinale as well as Fièvres by Hicham Ayouch commended in 2015 Fespaco. He recently released The Water Wheel A Tribute To Hamza El Din in 2018, which he started touring to promote his new release.


1st Category

Regular: 75 ₺

Student: 60 ₺


2nd Category

Regular: 55 ₺

Student: 45 ₺

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.