Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival (Aspendos Uluslararası Opera ve Bale Festival)

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Country and Region TurkeyAntalya Province
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Aspendos, Antalya Province, Turkey
Festival Contact Information

Aspendos Uluslararası Opera ve Bale Festival
Antalya State Opera and Ballet
Phone: (90) 242-324-11-83
Aspendos Theatre
Phone: (90) 242-735-73-37, or (90) 312-324-22-10
Fax: (90) 312-310-72-48
Email:, or

Festival Description

Member of EFA since 2003. The Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival takes place in the Aspendos Theater, the best-preserved Roman amphitheater in Turkey, near Antalya. Aspendos Theatre welcomes many musicians every year. International artists give concerts and the magnificent theatre combines historical values with artistic talent of human beings. The most important property of Aspendos Antique Theatre with the capacity of 15,000 people is its solidity. After many earthquakes, Aspendos is still standing to the credit of its astonishing architecture.

Festival Dates June 14 - July 4 and September 3 -15, 2012
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Performances 2011:
  • Carmen, G. Bizet
    • Istanbul Stage Opera and Ballet
  • Medea, L. Cherubini
    • Antalya Stage Opera and Ballet
  • Otello, G. Verdi
    • Izmir State Opera and Ballet
  • Barbarossa, B. Murphy and M. Dede
    • Directorates of the State Opera and Ballet
  • Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serial, W.A. Mozart
    • Ankara State Opera and Ballet
  • Swan Lake, P.I. Caykovski
    • Directorates of the State Opera and Ballet
    • Izmir State Opera and Ballet Orchestra
  • Tosca, G. Puccini
    • Abay Kazakhstan Academic State Opera and Ballet
  • Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra


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