TEKFEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Aziz SHOKHAKIMOV conductor
Seong-Jin CHO piano
(XVII. International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition Winner)
The Honorary Award will be presented to Prof. Rengim Gökmen at the ceremony before the concert.
TeTekfen Philharmonic Orchestra is the 2019-2022 Opening Concert Orchestra of the Istanbul Music Festival.
- L. van BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, op. 15
- F. LISZT
Symphonic Poem No. 3, “Les Préludes”
Lasts 70’ without interval.
The opening concert marks the Turkey debut of Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. Since 2015, he has risen fast in the international arena, playing with prestigious orchestras around the world and releasing albums to rave reviews. The pianist reunites with conductor Aziz Shokhakimov tonight, after their performance with the RAI National Symphony Orchestra last year.