Just one night in Istanbul!
The world star pianist Denis Matsuev will perform in Istanbul on the stage of the Maslak Tim Show Center on May 9th. Famous artist will present an array of his encores, all of which are masterpieces of classical music, across centuries and geographies, from Mozart and Beethoven to Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. For his exemplary performance one of the most outstanding pianists of the 21st century has prepared a program of the greatest music works. In his interpretation even the most famous and frequently performed piano pieces acquire fresh sound, new energy and shades.
Denis Matsuev has become a fast-rising star on the international concert stage since his triumphant victory at the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1998, and is quickly establishing himself as one of the most sought-after pianists of his generation. Laureate of the Shostakovich Prize in Music and the State Prize of Russian Federation in Literature and Arts, Matsuev has appeared in hundreds of recitals at the most prestigious and legendary concert halls throughout the world.
Denis Matsuev is called a giant of classical music, a piano genius, a great innovator and a sensitive interpreter of famous pieces. A welcome guest of the world's best concert halls, a permanent participant and organizer of many music festivals, a partner of the leading symphony orchestras in Russia, Europe, North America and Asia, he always knows how to captivate and inspire the audience. Each of his concerts is full of brilliant improvisations and virtuoso surprises. The phenomenon of Matsuev is in his inexhaustible energy, a rare combination of talent, charisma, generous charm and intensive work, and, what is the most important, in his desire to convey beauty and richness of music to every listener.
After winning the Tchaikovsky Competition, the hugely successful performer is a frequent guest of world famous music festivals such as Verbier Festival and Lucerne Music Festival in Switzerland, BBC Proms and Edinburgh International Festival in Great Britain, Schleswig-Holstein, Rheingau, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden in Germany, Les Chorégies d’Orange and Festival de la Rogue d’Anthéron in France, Ravinia and the Hollywood Bowl in the U.S., Chopin Festival in Poland, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Mito Festival in Italy, Montreux Festival in Switzerland, Enescu Festival in Romania, Baltic Sea Festival in Sweden and Stars of the White Nights Festival in Russia.