During the30 th International Ankara Music Festival, Johannes Moser and Ankara University Soloists concert was held on April 25 th, sponsored by the Goethe-Institute and GAMA Holding.

In the 250th year of the Turkish-German diplomatic relations, this concert project has been developed to underlie the cultural cooperation of Turkey and Germany and to tribute the German composer Paul Hindemith who came to Turkey 77 years ago and worked with Necil Kazım Akses, one of the important representatives of Turkish quintets, in foundation and implementation of the State Conservatory. A world-renowned German cellist Johannes Moser and Turkey’s one of the leading chamber music ensembles, the Ankara University Soloists reunite Akses and Hindemith through their work. Moreover, they embodied Turkish-German artistic collaboration on the stage by F. Schubert’s quintet which they play together in the second half of the concert.