Volkan Topakoğlu
25 November 21:00 - touché
Doors: 19.30
Volkan Topakoğlu: 21.00

Bassist, composer and educator from Istanbul, Volkan Topakoğlu, will be at touché on November 25!

Volkan Topakoğlu, who released his first album 'Birdenbire' in 2015, worked with Jacek Niedziela-Meira, Bronislaw Suchanek, Drew Gress and Carlo DeRosa in various workshops and private lessons he attended. Volkan, who was the finalist of the 13th Jazz Artist Jazz Bassist Competition at the Nomme Jazz Festival held in Tallinn, Estonia, took part in clubs, jazz and music festivals with various groups and projects in Turkey and various countries around the world. He has recorded jazz, rock, pop and folk music on national television and radio channels and many albums.

Played at several jazz and music festivals throughout the world with various bands. Played as a soloist with Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra in 2017. His composition for theatre play “Teessür” which is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy “Medea” was nominated for the “Best Theatre Music Award” at “7th Yeni Tiyatro Magazine Awards”. Volkan gained his MA in Composition at Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory and is currently a PhD student at Istanbul University State Conservatory. Aside being a busy bassists in İstanbul jazz scene, he teaches bass at the Music and Stage Arts Department in Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Art and Design.

General Ticket Price: 88,00 ₺

-All events that will take place at Zorlu PSM are subject to special rules due to the pandemic. Anyone who buys a ticket is deemed to have accepted these rules and sanctions.

-There will be HES Code query via Hayat Eve Sığar application. Guests attending to the event must download the Hayat Eve Sığar application and obtain a HES code before coming to the venue. Guests will be enter to the event if the result is "not risky".

-Guests aged 18 and above should make sure that the HES application is up-to-date and that the Risk Status, Vaccination Status, Disease Status and Test Status settings should be open to sharing.

-It is obligatory for our guests aged 18 and above to show a vaccination card or to hold a negative PCR test result (valid maximum 48 hours) through the HES application. Guests who have completed the vaccination schedule determined by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey can be entered as of the 14th day following the last vaccination date. Guests who had Covid before, can enter the hall after the 180 days isolation period, If a person not had the disease or are not vaccinated or has a negative PCR test, they will not be allowed to participate in the event.

- At least 1 hour before the start of the event, it is required to be ready at the door of the event with the ticket

-Guests are required to make a line at Zorlu PSM entrances by following the 1.5-meter physical distance rule and prepare the results of the ticket, photo ID and HES Code while waiting.

- It is mandatory to use a mask with the mouth and nose closed during your stay at Zorlu PSM. Our guests who do not comply with this rule will be excluded from Zorlu PSM.

- Seating arrangement may vary according to the regulations and official warnings of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

- Zorlu PSM reserves the right to change the conditions for purchasing discounted tickets.

- Zorlu PSM reserves the right to change the event area and time.

- Zorlu PSM reserves the right to deny admittance to the venue by refunding the ticket fee if it deems unsuitable for the event.

- It is forbidden to bring food and drink into the event venue.

- It is forbidden to bring cameras and photo cameras into the event venue

- Smoking is strictly prohibited in all indoor spaces. Attendees who break this rule will be taken out of the event area without warning and will not receive a refund.


Zorlu PSM's new club touché, hosting approximately 120 people with a very special menu which appeals to both food and music taste.

Touché, offers a diverse program to its guests, featuring stand-up comedians, local artists, as well as foreign musicians.

For reservations, please contact us at +90 212 912 37 76 and info@zorlupsm.com