March 06, 2012

Beethoven Sonatas on Istanbul Stage

Violinist Cihat Aşkın and pianist Tuluğ Tırpan were on stage at Caddebostan Culture Center on March 1 for the first leg of what the duo call Beethoven Marathon. The project included two more concerts in the same venue on March 3 and 4, and the repertoire was based on Beethoven’s 10 violin sonatas.

“The idea came to our mind while we were talking on Beethoven, which showed us that we both could play most of the sonatas. Then, I offered Aşkın to make a stage project on these pieces,” Tırpan told the Hürriyet Daily News.

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