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AYSEDENIZ x PINK FLOYD LISZTIFIED

11 Dec

AYSEDENIZ x PINK FLOYD LISZTIFIED

Aysedeniz Gokcin 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

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PROGRAMME

 

Pink Floyd Classical Concept Album:

Welcome to the Machine

Pink Floyd “Lisztified” Fantasia quasi Sonata:

1- Hey You

2- Wish You Were Here

3- Another Brick In the Wall

 

Us & Them 

Comfortably Numb

On The Turning Away/Chopin Mashup

High Hopes 

 

Selections from Nirvana Project Album (music by Kurt Cobain):

Rape Me

In Bloom

Heart Shaped Box

 

Personal note:

Following my Pink Floyd Classical Concept album which attracted the interest of Prog-Rock world, #NirvanaProject is the next album in which I am thinking outside the box of the typical classical genre. The high quality, virtuoso performance element of the instrument is still there as well as sophisticated compositional procedures, yet the melodies and the essence is inspired by Kurt Cobain’s songs and life.

 

Best,

AyseDeniz

 

 

“Turkish pianist Aysedeniz Gokcin has become an unlikely sensation (…) a surprise hit.”

Classic FM

AyseDeniz completed her Masters in Piano Performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London under the tutelage of Christopher Elton, and received her Bachelors Degree at Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY, studying with Douglas Humpherys. In her early teens, she also had the chance to study with Rosalyn Tureck, becoming one of her last students.

AyseDeniz was considered a child prodigy in her native Turkey and made her concerto debut when she was nine, with the Gordion Chamber Orchestra playing J.S. Bach’s Keyboard Concerto No. 5. At thirteen, she had already performed as a soloist with more than a dozen of orchestras. Since then, she has played in major festivals around the world, including Moscow’s Musical Kremlin Festival, California’s Wavelength Festival; Sofia’s Piano Extravaganza Festival; 38th and 41st International Istanbul Music Festival; 31st International Ankara Music Festival; Gouveia Art Rock Festival and Piano City Milan. She has appeared on various TV channels, radio stations and magazines including Classic FM, CNN Turk, NTV, TRT, The Voice of Russia, International Piano Magazine, Andante, Opus, Vogue Turkey and Prog Rock Magazine.

After three of her piano arrangements of Pink Floyd songs in the style of Franz Liszt went viral, AyseDeniz attracted the attention of the progressive rock listeners, and was featured on Pink Floyd’s official Facebook and Twitter pages. Upon the requests of fans, she completed a full album called “Pink Floyd Classical Concept”, which has been released on iTunes, and in limited hardcopy edition.

Recently she has won the Argentinian Association of Cable Television Music Award with the show from the “Pink Floyd Classical Concept Album” release gala concert in Argentina, and has traveled to Bulgaria, Ecuador, Portugal, Italy and Turkey to perform these arrangements for classical and progressive rock audiences. She has also played at the gala of TatliDil Forum (a conference aiming at strengthening and institutionalising the civil dialogue between Turkey & the UK) in November 2014 to which Prince Andrew, Duke of York, the former president of Turkey as well as royalties, business leaders, distinguished professors and lawmakers attended.

She is currently working on a Classical Nirvana album, to be released in 2015 as well as a modern dance project Close Up with Editta Braun to be premiered in Austria in October 2015. You can follow AyseDeniz from her Facebook Page and watch her performances on her YouTube Channel.

See more at: http://www.aysedeniz.org/index/

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