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hr-Sinfonieorchester in concert: Fazıl Say, piano – Peter Oundjian, conductor

hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) in concert: the German Premiere of Fazıl Say’s Preludes for saxophone quartet, string orchestra and percussion. Fazıl Say: piano, Peter Oundjian: conductor. Guest musicians: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet. Streamed live on April 28, 2017 by the hr-Sinfonieorchester channel.
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Say – Ney Concerto (Hezârfen) – hr-Sinfonieorchester, soloist: Burcu Karadağ

Conducted by Howard Griffiths, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Turkish pianist and composer Fazıl Say’s “Hezârfen, concerto for ney-flute and orchestra”. Soloist (ney): Burcu Karadağ. Recorded at hr-Sendesaal, Frankfurt on November 10, 2012.
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Fazıl Say – Istanbul Symphony (hr-Sinfonieorchester, conductor: Howard Griffiths)

Conducted by Howard Griffiths, hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs Turkish pianist and composer Fazıl Say’s Symphony no.1 op.28, also known as “Istanbul Symphony”. Recorded at the hr-Sendesaal, Frankfurt on November 10, 2012.
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Beethoven – Violin Sonata no. 9 “Kreutzer” – Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Fazıl Say

Moldovan-Austrian violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Turkish pianist Fazıl Say perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 Opus 47, commonly known as the “Kreutzer Sonata”.
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Brahms – Violin Sonata No.3 – Violin: Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Piano: Fazıl Say

Moldovan-Austrian violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Turkish pianist Fazıl Say perform Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108. Composed between 1878 and 1888, it is the last violin sonata of the German composer.
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Beethoven – Piano Concerto No.3 (Fazıl Say)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), Turkish pianist Fazıl Say plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda. Alte Oper Frankfurt, March 1, 2013. Cadenza written by Fazıl Say. Encore: Black Earth (36:54) is also written by the pianist himself. It is inspired by Kara Toprak (literally means the black earth), a song by Aşık Veysel (October 25, 1894 – March 21, 1973), a Turkish minstrel and highly regarded poet of the Turkish folk literature.
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Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue (Piano: Fazıl Say)

Accompanied by the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), Turkish pianist Fazıl Say performs George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, a 1924 musical composition for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects. Conductor: Miguel Prieto. Recorded live at Alte Oper Frankfurt on January 18 2013.
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