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Istanbul Symphony Orchestra draws attention to Syria

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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-03-27

The Istanbul Symphony Orchestra performed March 25 under famed Bosnian orchestra conductor Emir Nuhanovic. Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik said the concert was aimed at drawing attention to the tragedy unfolding in Syria.

The Istanbul Symphony Orchestra performed March 25 under the baton of famous Bosnian orchestra conductor Emir Nuhanovic. The concert at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall was organized to draw attention to the human tragedy in Syria and hosted Syrian violinist Ali Moraly as a soloist.

Culture and Tourism Minister Ömer Çelik, who made a speech before the concert, said that while optimism was in the air all around the world in the 1990s, the people of Sarajevo faced a massacre.

Çelik said Syria was currently experiencing a tragedy before the whole world and the concert was held to draw attention to this drama.

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Date created : 2013-03-27

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