Upcoming Event: Piano Recital by Gulsin Onay
Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
MIT Killian Hall (14W-111)
We invite you to join us for a special piano recital by Gulsin Onay at MIT Killian Hall.
An exceptional Chopin interpreter, Gülsin Onay was honoured with the award of a State Medal by the Polish nation in 2007. She is also acknowledged worldwide as the finest interpreter of the music of A. Adnan Saygun, whose works feature prominently in her concerts and recordings, and whose 2nd Piano Concerto (which she has premiered in Turkey and abroad) was dedicated to her. Other contemporary composers who have dedicated works to Gülsin Onay are Hubert Stuppner, Denis Dufour, Jean-Louis Petit, Muhiddin Dürrüoğlu-Demiriz and Marc-André Hamelin. Gülsin Onay has also given world premieres of concertos by Stuppner and Tabakov.
Gülsin Onay holds the titles of State Artist in her native Turkey, and of soloist for the Presidential Symphony Orchestra in Ankara. She is “Artist in Residence” at Bilkent University in Ankara and holds honorary doctorate degrees from Bosphorus University and from Hacettepe University.
Limited seating available. Please reserve a spot by getting a free ticket here.