Zorbey Turkalp

Zorbey Turkalp is an Edinburgh-based bass who sings extensively in the music scene in and around Edinburgh and Scotland on an amateur and semi-professional basis. His repertoire includes opera, Gilbert and Sullivan, musical theatre and choral engagements. Past roles have included Father in Hansel and Gretel, Marco in Gianni Schicchi, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte and with Edinburgh G&S the title role in The Mikado, Earl of Mountararat in Iolanthe and Sergeant of Police in The Pirates of Penzance.

Choral and oratorio work has included bass soloist in the St John’s Passion with Stonehaven Chorus, Jesus in Arvo Pärt’s Passio at the Reid Consort Hall, and soloist in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with Reid Consort Group among many other parts. When not rehearsing Zorbey is very busy working in his day job as a medical registrar doctor and is hoping to continue his training in neurology.

Appearances with Dunfermline Gilbert & Sullivan Society

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Next appearance

Pirates 2023

Your next chance to see the Society on stage will be on 16–18 February 2023, when we are back at Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline, for our twice-delayed 50th anniversary production of The Pirates of Penzance.

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