Music masters to share same stage
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Pianist Martha Argerich will be on stage with Gidon Kramer in Istanbul. DHA photoTwo of the leading names of classical music, pianist Martha Argerich and violinist Gidon Kramer will perform together for the first time in Istanbul. The concert will take place on Nov. 26 at the Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Hall and the program will be announced later. The concert is organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). Tickets for the concert will be on sale from Sept. 7.
Argentinean pianist Argerich is the president of the International Piano Academy Lake Como. She also created and has been General Director of the Argerich Music Festival and Encounter in Beppu, Japan, since 1996.
Latvian violinist Kramer has been performing with the world’s most famous orchestras and artists for more than 40 years. He came to Istanbul for the first time in 1975 as the guest of the 3rd Istanbul Music Festival and then visited the city as a guest of the same festival for many times. He was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 39th Istanbul Music festival in 2011.