GULSIN ONAY’S SPECIAL SUMMER EDITION
Gulsin Onay performed with Kirill Troussov and Antonio Meneses at İstanbul Music Festival for a rare chamber music treat - she continues her summer of festivals with appearances worldwide.
Pianist Gulsin Onay played with violinist Kirill Troussov and cellist Antonio Meneses at the 38th International Istanbul Music Festival at a sold-out concert on 12 June.
The “Festival Encounters” presented a rare opportunity to listen to Gulsin Onay playing chamber music in a break from her busy solo schedule. “I seldom have time for chamber music, so the chance to play this great programme with Troussov and Meneses who are wonderful musicians is a great pleasure.” she said.
The three virtuosi came together for the first time in a repertoire of masterpieces: Chopin Cello Sonata in G minor, Frank Violin Sonata in A major and Tchaikovsky Trio in A minor - a programme which kept Gulsin Onay on stage for almost two hours and ended with a standing ovation from the rapturous audience.
More Chopin at Festivals
Gulsin Onay’s summer continue at festivals in Europe, United States and Turkey.
After her 2008 debut where she was saluted as “one of those rare artists who have enough artistic essence to eschew mere display”, Gulsin Onay is returning this year to Deutschlandsberg Klavierfrühling for a Chopin concert to mark the composer’s bicentennial. She will give a recital in Vienna on 24 June before her appearance in Deutschlandsberg Festival on the 27th.
Gülsin Onay will give recitals featuring Chopin this summer also at Bayreuther Festspiele and at the opening night of Golandsky Institute International Piano Festival.
Gumusluk Festival kicks-off with Gulsin Onay
Gumusluk International Classical Music Festival will kick-off with her performance of Chopin Concerto accompanied by Bilkent Symphony under the baton of Isin Metin. The festival, running its 7th edition with Gulsin Onay as artistic consultant, is between 3 July and 3 September this year.
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