Fazıl Say at Akbank Sanat stage
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
DHA PhotoAccomplished Turkish pianist Fazıl Say is bringing a number of works inspired by his native land to the Akbank Sanat stage on Feb. 5 and 6.
Before Akbank Sanat, Pianist Say performed concerts comprised of work from his Anatolia series. These concerts continued until Dec. 26 in various Anatolian provinces.
In recent weeks, Say has taken the stage as part of the 13th International Piano Festival and Artist in Residence Week with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. The Anatolian concert series started in Bursa on Nov. 25 and continued in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, the northwestern province of Kocaeli, as well as the southern provinces of Adana, Gaziantep and Mersin.
Say is also set to continue recitals through 2013 during which he will play compositions from famed-composers Mozart, Beethoven and Bach. Say was previously in Germany for the Artist in Residence Week event. During the event, Say performed the German premiere of his composition “Universe Symphony.”