TODAY’S – Idil Biret focusing on Bach, Chopin in AyvalIk master class

Idil Biret focusing on Bach, Chopin in AyvalIk master classTurkish classical pianist Idil Biret is teaching a piano master class at the AyvalIk International Music Academy (AIMA) in the Aegean resort town of AyvalIk, focusing on pieces by Bach and Chopin, the academy announced in a press release on Monday.The pianist, who began to give the master class on Aug.

2 to a group of classical music students from the conservatories and music schools of Turkey, is also preparing them for a concert next month in AyvalIk.Before the master class wraps up on Sept.

9, Biret and her students will take to the stage on Sept. 8 at the cultural center of Alibey Island in AyvalIk.

The concert will also see Biret perform a selection of pieces as soloist. The 72-year-old Biret has been giving master classes at the academy since 2006.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman