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Korkmaz Can Sağlam

30 January 2024

This event takes place off site at Wesley Music Centre

Classical Music

The Sydney International Piano Competition Rex Hobcroft People’s Choice Award winner 2023, Korkmaz Can Sağlam blew audiences away with his dynamic recitals at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2023.

Please note: this event is not held at the Sydney Opera House.

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This electrifying young musician is a must-see

It is not every day that an emerging talent of this magnitude comes to the attention of Sydney audiences. The Sydney International Piano Competition Rex Hobcroft People’s Choice Award winner 2023, Korkmaz Can Sağlam blew audiences away with his dynamic recitals at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2023. 

Korkmaz Can has already appeared on concert stages in New York, Cleveland, Sydney, Salzburg, Brussels, Nice and Ankara in his native Türkiye. After studying with Antonio Pompa-Baldi and Sergei Babayan at the Cleveland Institute of Music, he received his Bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School. 

In addition to his recital appearances, Korkmaz Can has made his first studio album, to be released in 2024, and is simultaneously pursuing graduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the direction of Sergei Babayan.

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Program

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH/FRANZ LISZT Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 542

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH 
No.7 in A major
No.6 in B minor
from Prelude and Fugue Op.87

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Partita in B major BWV 825:
I. Prelude
II. Allemande
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Menuett I
VI. Menuett II
VII. Gigue

- Interval -

FRANZ LISZT 
from Müllerlieder von Franz Schubert S.565
No.2 Der Müller und der Bach

from Lieder aud Franz Schubert’s Schwanengesang S.560
No.3 Aufenthalt

from Lieder von Franz Schubert S.558
No.2 Auf dem Wasser zu singen
No.8 Gretchen am Spinnrade

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN from Preludes Op.28
No.13 in F# major
No.14 in E minor
No.15 in D minor
No.16 in B minor
No.17 in A minor
No.18 in F minor
No.19 in E minor
No.20 in C minor
No.21 in B minor
No.22 in G minor
No.23 in F major
No.24 in D minor

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