Fazil Say plays Mozart, Chopin, and Say

A weekend with Fazil Say at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

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Fazıl Say — Pianist

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The brilliant Turkish pianist and composer Fazil Say, described by composer Aribert Reimann as  “play[ing] like a devil,” gives a riveting recital at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. On the program are beloved pianistic chefs-d’œuvres by Mozart and Chopin, as well as two of his own compositions inspired by political events in his native land: his 2013 Piano Sonata Gezi Park 2, Say's musical evocation of civil unrest in his native Turkey, and his 2017 Rhapsody-Concerto, Yürüyen Köşk, in its French premiere.

Photo: Fazil Say © Marco Borggreve

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