Can Çakmur and Friends at Kings Place

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The 2024 Hamamatsu International Piano Competition will be launched with a gala concert ‘Can Çakmur and Friends’ at Kings Place on Friday 19 January.

Can Çakmur is the current competition winner and will be performing alongside Competition Jury Chair Noriko Ogawa in Beethoven’s 4-hands arrangement of the Grosse Fuge from his penultimate quartet Op. 134.

Can will be performing solo in Schubert’s epic final sonata and will be joined by leading chamber musicians, Benjamin Gilmore, Rosalind Ventris and Tim Posner for Mozart’s Quartet No. 1 in G minor. The programme opens with the UK premiere of Fazil Say’s New Life Sonata, written as the world emerged from lockdown.

There will be a pre-concert talk with Jury Chair Noriko Ogawa, Chairperson Paul Hughes, and Claire Jackson, former editor of International Piano Magazine. Free to concert ticket purchasers.

Friday 19 January 2024
Pre-Concert Talk 6.30pm
Concert 7.30-9.30pm
Hall One, Kings Place

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Watch Can Çakmur performing at the 2018 Competition

Can Çakmur and Friends at Kings PlaceNoriko Ogawa

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