19.07.2024, ob 20.00: Klavirski recital Alaz Ikiza, v dvorani glasbene šole

L. van Beethoven, Sonata op.53 “Waldstein” 
C. Guastavino, Las Niñas
F. Mendelssohn, Variations Serieuses, op.54
A. Scriabin, Sonata-Fantasy, op.19
S. Rachmaninov, Etude Tableaux op.39 n.3
S. Prokofiev, Toccata op.11


Alaz İkiz was born in 2003 in Istanbul, Turkey. He started playing the piano at the age of 9 and in 2014 he has been accepted Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul State Conservatory where he began his piano studies with pianist and chamber musician Asst.Prof. İris Şentürker. He had attended to master classes of reputable pianists such as Prof. Markus Becker, Prof. Fernando Viani, Prof. Fedele Antonicelli, Prof. Alfredo Perl, Dr. Özgür Ünaldı, Prof. Marta Gulyas and. Gülsin Onay. He also participated in the 41st Allegro Vivo Festival and Summer Academy where he had the oppurtunity to study with Prof. Peter Nagy. İkiz is a prize-winner in many competitions. His competition successes include “First Prize” in the 2nd International “Rhapsody” Adana Piano Festival and Competition in 2020. First Prize” in XI. International Music Competition-Belgrad – Serbia in 2020, “First Prize” in Online Piano Competition For The Youth In Europe 30th Young Musicians in 2022. In 2023 he was the first prize winner of International “Gülsin Onay” Piano Competition and was awarded the oppurtunity to record J.S.Bach’s Partita no.3 He was selected to give a recital for the “Parlayan Yıldızlar” concert series by Issanat and awarded the “Meriç Soylu” Honorary Prize for his performance. He was also found succesful in auditions for the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Symphony Orchestra with whom he will play Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in upcoming season. Alaz İkiz proceeds his studies in the class of Asst. Prof. İris Şentürker in MSFAU Istanbul State Conservatory as a Bachelor.