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Bogatay Köprülü is a multi-faceted musician, concert-giving composer, creating orchestral, solo and chamber music. His latest Piano Concerto was awarded in the “10th Eczacıbaşı National Composition Contest” in İzmir, Turkey.

In 2021, he has just completed his new Concerto for Cello and Orchestra. He also performed his own early Piano Works mixed with a classical repertoire in 2020. Shortly after, he took part in the online opening concert of Gümüşlük Classic Music Festival-GFA by playing his own Impromtus for Piano. He composed a single movement Sonata for “Galata Trio” ensemble.

“…the award-winning Piano Concerto is a work of superior quality… I was fascinated by his advanced technique, musical understanding and mature approach to the piano” said by Concert Pianist Gülsin Onay.

In 2016, he completed composition training with Prof. Tolga Zafer Özdemir at Istanbul Bilgi University. Since that time, he ameliorated his piano technique with Prof. Vassilia Efstathiadou in Hannover as her private student and took part in several master classes in Croatia, Crete, including GFA (Gümüşlük Festival Academy) with Concert Pianist Gülsin Onay, Prof. Konstanze Eickhorst, Pianist Francesco Libetta.

Meanwhile, he studied at the most valued French High School Saint Joseph in Istanbul accompanied by his piano studies lasting a decade. In this long period, he immersed himself in composing numerous pieces, including a formidable Sonata for Piano Solo which showcase his evolving skills. He is a passionate musician questing after true knowledge regarding ancient roots of harmony by seeking for both esoteric and scientific thinking ambits.

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