PSM Jazz Festival: Fatih Erkoç 50.Sanat Yılı Konseri
23 March 2021 - 20:30 - Turkcell Stage
Doors: 20.30

Fatih Erkoç will crown his 50th year in music at the Turkcell Stage on March 23rd with a symphony concert that he will perform specially with special guests for the PSM Jazz Festival!


Fatih Erkoç, who started playing the violin that was gifted to him at the age of three, entered the Istanbul Municipality Conservatory in 1965 after completing his primary education because of his interest in music and his father being a lute artist. He studied trombone, piano and double bass for 7 years here, but without graduating he started working with the Istanbul Gelişim Orchestra, one of the most popular orchestras of that period. Erkoç stepped into his first professional stage life in the early 70s and released an album called "Finally" with this orchestra in 1971. Short term trombone artist of the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra Erkoç, after staying 11 years in Norway makes a definite return to Turkey, in 1986 and 1989 he wins the Kusadasi Golden Pigeon Song Contest with his songs " Yol Verin A Dostlar" and "Sen ve Ben”. In June 1988, he released his first album titled “Yol Verin A Dostlar”. Erkoç, who has successfully performed many music types from jazz to pop in his professional career, will crown his 50th anniversary on stage with the symphonic concert and very special guest musicians on March 23rd at PSM Jazz Festival!

jazz | pop

Turkcell Stage

Turkcell Stage, being among the world’s limited numbered most developed performance centers with its technological equipment, provides an exclusive and delighting experience to its guests with its enriched acoustic features.

Turkcell Stage expands to a space of 1.570 m2 in total including the 350 m2 movable area, (with 36 m height, 22 m wideness and 24 m depth) 528 m2 stage and backstage. The stage, formed of 12 separate elevators, comes to the fore with its construction enabling entrance to the under stage entrances. The totally mechanic orchestra pit, also being able to be used as a downstage seating area, is situated so comfortable and huge that it can host the greatest symphony orchestras. Turkcell Stage, with a construction of two balconies and a capacity of 2.190 people, puts the best equipment at the art lovers’ disposal with its advanced technological video, sound and light systems. Zorlu PSM, directing Turkey’s art life significantly, has hosted approximately 1000 performances such as the Cats musical, The Phantom of Opera, Gerard Depardieu, Hugh Jackman, PJ Harvey, Damien Rice and about 1 million audiences since the time it was opened. Zorlu PSM, in its 3rd season with a totally new format, also built a new concert area that can be positioned as a winter concert area in İstanbul with a capacity of being able to host 3500 guests standing. The PSM has been continuing both Turkish and foreign thematic standing concerts without slowing down.