2013 marked the 90th year after the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the birth of the Republic of Turkey. The series ‘Countdown - 100 years of Western Music in Turkey 2013-2024’ endeavours to spotlight Western music & Turkey from both sides: from the classical Western music and the Turkish culture. Mehmet Okonsar - pianist, composer and musicologist of international recognition, will guide us through the history of Western music in Turkey through his lecture and piano performance - Mozart, Liszt and Stravinsky. The evening will be followed by Q&A and an optional champagne reception with Mr Okonsar.
Name: Pianist Mehmet Okonsar "Countdown - 100 years of Western Music in Turkey
Organiser: MCS Young Artists Fund
Date: 23 January 2014
Location: Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2TA, London Hours: 19:30 Cost: £20 with pre-concert drinks (optional after-concert champagne reception) Box Office: Pushkin House – 02072699770
St. Martins in the Field - 02077661100
Online booking: www.eventbrite.com, Yplan App, [email protected]
Interview requests: Short interviews before the performance (reserved in advance)