The Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Live performance Corridor in Istanbul’s Harbiye neighborhood continues its on-line live shows sequence in February with a brand new lineup of distinctive and thrilling occasions, all of which will likely be streamed on the hall’s official YouTube channel.
CRR, which is known as after the esteemed Twentieth-century Turkish composer and conductor Cemal Reşit Rey, one of many pioneers of Western classical music in Turkey, will characteristic a novel set of artists specializing in a variety of eras, devices and themes together with classical, folks and Romantic in February. All the occasions will premiere at 8 p.m. and can stay out there for viewing on-line for per week after their premiere.
Esteemed violinist Atilla Aldemir, who obtained a Donizetti Classical Musical Award as the very best Turkish string participant in 2011, will kick off the February lineup together with his live performance, titled “Sonatas and Partitas on the three hundredth Anniversary of Their Composition,” on Friday. The live performance, which has gained Aldemir important worldwide reward and respect in musical circles, will characteristic sonatas and partitas from classical Baroque interval German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), organized for the viola. The occasion will even embody a dialog between Aldemir and internationally acclaimed Turkish orchestra conductor Cem Mansur.
Works of virtuoso violinists
Within the second live performance of this system on Saturday, violin and viola virtuoso Aldemir will crew up with pianist Cem Babacan, who in his youth was described by British conductor Howard Griffiths as a grasp of his devices and a musician with a shocking sense of interpretative energy regardless of his younger age.
The duo will carry out items of violin virtuosos from the Romantic interval, together with the dynamic and energetic masterpiece “Zigeunerweisen,” often known as “Gypsy Airs,” op. 20, which was written for violin and orchestra in 1878 and is without doubt one of the most well-known items of Spanish composer and conductor Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908).
The duo will carry out one other one in all Sarasate’s best-known works, “Romanza andaluza,” from Ebook II of the composer’s “Spanish Dances,” which is a group of eight items for violin and piano revealed between 1877 and 1882 in 4 books with every ebook containing two dances intertwined with rhythm and character.
Lastly from Sarasate, the duo will likely be performing the “Nouvelle Fantaisie sur Faust,” which interprets as “New Fantasy on Faust.” The unique piece, revealed in 1874 for violin and orchestra, was Sarasate’s second interpretation of the “Faust,” a five-act opera by French composer Charles Gounod, which debuted in 1859. The piece was loosely primarily based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s tragic play of 1808, “Faust, Half One,” thought-about by many to be the best German literary work.
Aldemir and Babacan’s efficiency will even embody “Estrellita,” that means “My Little Star,” essentially the most well-known work of Mexican composer Manuel Maria Ponce Cuellar (1882-1948), and “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso,” a composition for violin and orchestra written in 1863 by Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) and devoted to Sarasate, who carried out the solo violin half on the piece’s premiere in April 1867.
Songs from Sadettin Kaynak
A distinguished determine of classical Turkish music, Sadettin Kaynak’s huge riches of compositions will likely be sung as soon as once more on stage on Monday on the CRR’s occasion. Kaynak’s big range of themes starting from non secular items to classical, folks songs and even movie music will convey pleasure to listeners. The artist, who lived between 1895 and 1961, is thought for his prolific profession within the artwork of music, composing almost 1,000 items throughout his lifetime.
The artist’s masterful depictions of nature, epics, lyric fantasies and hymns would be the focus of the bold live performance. Hatice Doğan Sevinç will carry out because the soloist whereas Kemal Caba will play the violin. Within the night, Serkan Halili will likely be on the qanun – a standard string instrument performed both solo – or extra usually as a part of an ensemble. In the meantime, Enver Mete Aslan will play oud, one other conventional string instrument often with 11 strings grouped in six programs. The remainder of the crew contains Volkan Ertem on the violoncello, Hasan Kiriş on Turkish tambur – a fretted string instrument – Ömer Aşçıoğlu on kemenche – a standard stringed bowed musical instrument – and Serdar Bişiren and Yaman Hadi taking part in percussion devices.