Pianist Burçin Büke to perform in İzmir

Published 18.07.2014 00:00
Updated 18.07.2014 01:24
Pianist Burçin Büke to perform in İzmir

Burçİn Büke will perform in Alaçatı Open Air Theater as a part of Izmir Alaçatı Piano Festival on July 23. He gave his first public concert when he was 10 years old. Being successful in his "Wonder Child" exam in 1977, Büke took piano lectures from Mithat Fenmen and Gülay Uğurata while he studied theory and composition with İlhan Baran. In 1979, he successfully represented Turkey in the Sofia Music Festival in Bulgaria.

Büke graduated from Ankara State Conservatory in 1982, as he finished 11 years' worth of schooling in only five years. He later went to Germany to study at Hannover Music Academy on a state scholarship. In Hannover, he respectively worked with Prof.Ebert, Goetzke, Szidon, and Plagge.

Büke performed in the Hannover Neu Musik Festival as a performer and chamber music artist between 1984 -1987. In 1992, the artist passed from Hannover Music Academy's solo artist exam ranking first in his class. He also became first in International Lanciano Piano Competition and was granted awards by Craydon and Bilbao competitions.

Being one of the solo artists and founders of the Chamber Music Department of Colour of Music in Berlin in 1993, Büke went on tours with German Radio Orchestra, Langenhagen Festival Orchestra, Lanciano Festival Orchestra, and Hannover Big - Band Orchestra.

When: July 23
Where: İzmir Alaçatı Open Air Theater

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