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I got notice about this on my Facebook feed. You can read about it and listen to it here:

https://bis.se/performers/cakmur-ca...tnWTAJIxX67fz2-6Mv3xcQoWhB71-O9_hWrvNoWM

I think except for the Bartok Sonata, the rest of the selections are quite or even extremely rare.

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A daring young man with technique, interpretation and repertoire to be reckoned with! It's so heartening to read that he is (obviously?) doing well in his career.

I will look forward to listening to these unknown (to me) works.

Thank you for posting the link.

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I just bought it--it's fantastic!

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He's a very capable pianist.


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From the latest issue of International Piano, probably the most prestigious magazine devoted to all things piano:

"By contrast, I would assert that there are now many young pianists whose brilliance is complemented by character and originality, suggesting a reaction to such limitation. Can Cakmur, Federico Colli, Lucas Debargue, Benjamin Grosvenor, Alexandre Kantorov, Pavel Kolesnikov, Igor Levit, Beatrice Rana, Alfons Sadana, Yuja Wang(to name but 10) are all artists of rare distiction..."

Bryce Morrison(who I believe is a regular contributor to International Piano)

That's an incredibly distinguished class of pianists.

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Thank you very much pianoloverus and everybody! It is always such a pleasure and honour to encounter such posts here every now and then. This community (though some members are not as active anymore) have brought me so much and even though I don't contribute as much I lurk around and read discussions with interest. Thank you all!


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Here are Youtube performances of movements from two sonatas on the album, the second movement of the Enescu Sonata No.2 and the first movement of the Bartok Sonata. This was the first time I heard the Enescu and thought it was quite beautiful and simply not like anything else I've heard on the piano...so original.



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Wow! The Enescu is such a captivating piece— and the performance displayed every nuance. Bravo 👏👏


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And to add to all the above, Can is now appearing on the cover of the latest issue of International Piano
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10159980650673841&set=a.10150310429243841

Can't wait to get my issue!

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Wow! Congrats, Can 😊 can’t wait until you do a US tour


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Can't wait to get my issue!
My issue arrived yesterday, and in the interview, a few surprising things came out: for instance, at 12, he only had 6 pieces in his rep (one of them being the first movement of B's Pathetique) when he decided music would be his vocation, and that the Pekinel twin sisters' scholarship scheme allowed him to study in Germany when he was 17.

He believes that the music of the future will be the type exemplified by Adès (whose 2008 piano concerto he'd performed) - serialism, polytonality and minimalism all in the mix. Running 60km a week improved his fitness and mental fortitude thumb, and one of the three books which impacted on him was Brave New World, though he didn't elaborate on how. Maybe he will, in PW, in due course? wink


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Ah, this is what makes this forum so worthwhile to me. Exposure to new music and young artists. Thanks!


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Here is Can discussing his new recording:


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What a fabulous young talent! I am certainly a newly minted fan-girl. Thank you so much for posting these videos.


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