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“Anatolian Inspirations” Concert
December 18, 2019
“Anatolian Inspirations” Concert
December 18, 2019

December 6th, 2023 08:00 pm - GET TICKET -


Conductor: Gurer Aykal

Soloist - Piano: Korkmaz Can Saglam

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Carnegie Hall at Zankel Hall, New York City

Address: 881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019


1. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat Major

2. “Ebru” by Nevit Kodalli

3. “Erkin Sinfonietta” by Ulvi Cemal Erkin



Gurer Aykal

New Manhattan Sinfonietta (NMS) is a New York City based orchestra founded by world renowned Turkish maestro Mr. Gürer Aykal. NMS will proudly perform concerts at a caliber that will match the taste and sophistication of the audiences in and out of New York. Mr. Aykal has enthusiastically established the New Manhattan Sinfonietta as his final orchestra project.



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Korkmaz Can Sgalam

Turkish pianist Korkmaz Can Sağlam is the Grand Prize winner of the 2021-2022 Vendome Prize for Piano, where he also won the CD Recording Prize. Can Sağlam has performed in concert halls such as the Morgan Library & Museum’s Gilder Lehrman Hall in New York, Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Verbrugghen Hall in Sydney and in other venues in cities such as Paris, Nice, Brussels, Cleveland, Verona and Istanbul. He has appeared in festivals such as the Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival, Antalya Piano Festival and Bellapais Music Festival. This season, he will appear at the 2024 Sydney Festival as the winner of The Rex Hobcroft People’s Choice Prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition, as well as in concerts with the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by James Judd and New


In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, we are thrilled to present a remarkable assembly of artists, featuring the renowned New Manhattan Sinfonietta at the forefront. This extraordinary event is further enriched by the presence of the young Turkish piano virtuoso, Can Korkmaz Saglam, who is the distinguished recipient of the esteemed Vendome Prize.

We cordially invite you to be part of this unforgettable musical experience, a tribute to the remarkable legacy of the Turkish Republic. As we mark the illustrious 100-year journey of the Republic of Turkiye, we extend to you a prestigious opportunity to contribute significantly and play an integral role in this grand musical commemoration.

Your generous support, whether through donations, sponsorships, or purchasing VIP Support Tickets, will earn you the esteemed acknowledgment of the Turkish American Arts Society of New York (TAASNY), a key institution in making this concert a grand success. We're truly grateful for your interest in supporting our upcoming concert. There are several ways in which you can contribute to ensure the success of this remarkable event. Your involvement can play a pivotal role in bringing this grand musical celebration to life. Please consider the following distinguished options.

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