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Gorkem Ezgi YILDIRIM, Soprano

She started his music career by studying cello and piano in Ankara Anatolian Fine Arts High School music department. She graduated from Hacettepe University State Conservatory Opera Department in 2006 with the first degree of honor. 


In 2006, she received the first prize in the Young Voice Contest organized by the Professional Sound Association.

 

Following her graduation, she was cast in  Schauspielhaus-Vienna, Grand Theater de la Lucembourg, Het Toneelhuis- Antwerpen- Belgium and Nationaltheater Mannheim- Germany _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad_solc78 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_


She started working at Ankara State Opera and Ballet in the 2006-2007 season. 
She took the stage as a soloist at Opernwerkstatt Project-Switzerland (Bern, Thun, Sigriswil, Bad Ragas), International Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival, D-Marin Turgutreis International Classical Music Festival and International Ankara Music Festival.


In addition to the many concerts and performances she gave in the country, she took the stage in concerts and performances in Japan, Estonia, Russia, South Korea, China, Italy, Bulgaria, Australia, Scotland, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan  .


IV. Held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia in 2017. At the International PI Slovstov Opera Competition, she won the Grand Prix, the Krasnoyarsk Governor's Special Prize and the awards for the best folk song interpretation.


Also in 2017, she was awarded the "Suna Korad Special Award" by the Semiha Berksoy Opera Foundation.


In 2018, she was awarded the “Female Opera Performer of the Year” award at the Donizetti Classical Music Awards organized by Andante Classical Music Magazine.


In addition, she has given concerts with Izmir State Symphony Orchestra, Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality Symphony Orchestra, Bursa Regional Symphony Orchestra, Cemal Reşit Rey Symphony Orchestra, Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Antalya State Symphony Orchestra, Karşıyaka Chamber Orchestra and Presidential Symphony Orchestra. 


Görkem Ezgi Yıldırım is still working as a soloist in Ankara State Opera and Ballet.

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