1 December 2018


Conductors: Magdaléna Rovňáková and Gabriel Rovňák Jr.

Piano: Dana Hajóssy

“National Anthems with the Choir”

 Founded in 1982, the Bratislava Boys’ Choir is renowned throughout Europe and hes performed in The United States, Canada, Russia, Japan…and know in Turkey.

The ensemble placed first at the international choral competitions. High critical accalaim has led to repeated engagements with the Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Konzerthaus, and Hamburger Symphoniker. The choir regularly performs with the Slovak Philharmonic and the Slovak National Theatre. Its repertoire includes both sacred and secular music. The choir is led by its founder Magdelana Rovnakova. 

Coming to Turkey for the first time, the choir will perform music from oratorios, cantatas, contemporary pieces, adapted folk songs, spirituals along with accompanying Sefika Kutluer on Turkish melodies.  



National Anthem of Turkey

National Anthem of Slovakia

Eugen Suchoň (1908 – 1988)                        My Beautiful Homeland

                                                                  Páslo dievča pávy

Slovak folk songs                                          About Janoško

                                                                   Boleráz, Boleráz

                                                                   Dance, Dance

                                                                   Bells from Bystersk

                                                                   Song of Mountains

                                                                   Oh, Love, Love

                                                                   Two Songs from Orava                 

Antonín Dvořák (1724 – 1777)                     Sharpening a Scythe

                                                                 Dove Flying

Zdeněk Kaňák (1910 – 1991)                       The Sun

Bruno Coulais (1954)                                   Caresse sur l´Oceane

A.E.Hall (1931)                                            My Evaline

T.Šebo-Martinský (1911 – 1980)                    My First Date

Sylvia Bodorová (1954)                                 Jar a laj  No. 1

Turkish folk song                                           Üsküdar’a Gider İken


W.A.Mozart (1756 – 1791)                             The Rehearsal for Concert  

Šimon Brixi (1693–1735)                               Magnificat

Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924)                          Cantique de Jean Racin

Gionavanni Croce (1557 – 1609)                    Cantate Domino

W.A.Mozart (1756 – 1791)                             Seit uns zum; Zum Ziele (from Magic Flute)  

Antonín Dvořák (1724 – 1777)                       Goin´ Home  

Franz Schubert (1797-  1828)                        Mille Cherubini in Coro

John Carter ( 1929 – 1991)                            Praise to the Lord  

Spirituals                                                     Little David


The Beatles                                                  When I am 64

John Rutter  (1945)                                      For the Beauty

Sylvia Bodorová (1954)                                Ja ra laj No. 2, 3



Tickets: 40 – 30 TL ( Students 20 TL)


We’d like to extend our gratitude to the Municipality of Yenimahalle for providing the venue and to the Embassy of Slovakia and “Slovak Arts Council” for their contributions.


From public sources of the Slovak Republic with financial support from the Fund for the Support of the Arts