Hikmet Simsek Art Center

Presenting the classical music lovers since 2011 under the name of Karsiyaka Opera and Theater Stage unforgettable concerts, the stage was named as Hikmet Simsek Art Center by a special ceremony in 2015. Strengthened by the addition of Karsiyaka Chamber Orchestra, the stage has been among the important art centers with 80 concerts by major artists of the world throughout the 2014-2015 concert season.

Under the Art Directorship of Teyfik Rodos, Hikmet Simsek Art Center presents the art-lovers concerts such as recitals, trio quartets, chamber music, vocal singing concerts, baroque and guitar weeks, jazz concerts, ballets, parts from operas and also hosts some plays of the Izmir  State Opera throughout the concert season from October to May.