Live in concert at Lille Festival (France) on October 21, 1993

During this concert Idil Biret also played Beethoven’s Sonata No. 21 “Waldstein” (which we have already presented for downloading) and as second encore a Bach transcription by Wilhelm Kempff which unfortunately could not be recorded

Johann Sebastian BACH

Piano Concerto No. 1

in D minor BWV 1052

Recorded live in Ankara on December 24, 1998
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
Gürer Aykal, Conductor

This concert was given due to the 50th anniversary of the law No. 5245 (Idil-Biret-Law)

which created the prerequisite for a formation abroad for the two child prodigies Idil Biret and Suna Kan.

Bela Bartok

Piano Concerto

No. 2, Sz 95

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN

Sonata No. 18 in E flat op. 31/3

(The Hunt)

Piano Concerto No. 3

in C minor op. 37

Album: Piano Sonatas Vol. 3 (IBA004)
Recorded 11/2001 at St. Bavon Church, Chaumont-Gistoux, Brussels
Recording Engineer: Michel Devos

Recorded live on November 3,1998
Bilkent Concert Hall, Ankara/Turkey
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra
Naci Özgüç, Conductor

Johannes BRAHMS / Idil BIRET

Symphony No. 3 in F op. 90
(Transcription for Piano Solo)

 

from «Die Schoene Magelone” op. 33
(Song Transcriptions)

Recorded (all four movements)
by Radio France, Paris on March 26 & 27, 1997
(Scores: Idil Biret)

Althought Brahms has made own transcriptions of his symphonies for two pianos and/or piano four hands,

he has never made any transcription for piano solo. This one is coming from Idil Biret’s pen

Recorded live on September 24, 2004
Finissage of ARTE TURCA Festival
Monastery Gerleve, Germany
Recording by / Courtesy of Reiner Schoenfeld, Coesfeld

Jean FRANÇAIX

Piano Sonata (1960)
dedicated to Idil Biret

Historic and first recording
broadcast by German Radio, 1960
(Scores: Schott Musik International, ED 5082

Jean Wilhelm KEMPFF

G. F. Haendel
Menuet in G Minor (Transcription

 

J. S. Bach
Siciliano from Flute Sonata in E
(Transcription of BWV 1031)

Live-recording during radio transmission
«Cordes Sensibles»
Radio France Musique, Studio Paris
on February 7, 2004

Recorded live on September 24, 2004
Finissage of ARTE TURCA Festival
Monastery Gerleve, Germany
Recording by / Courtesy of Reiner Schoenfeld, Coesfeld

Franz LISZT

Ludwig van Beethoven
Complete Symphonies
(Transcription for Piano Solo)

 

 

 

 

 

from «Légendes»
No. 1: St. Francis of
Assisi preaching to the birds

Recorded at St. Bavon Church
Chaumont-Gistoux, Brussels (1985-86)
Recording Engineer: Michel Devos
previously issued: 6 LP digital, EMI 137-2704793
Copyright: Idil Biret
IBA 012-17 B (6 CD box set)

Recorded live (encore) on September 24, 2004
Finissage of ARTE TURCA Festival
Monastery Gerleve, Germany
Recording by / Courtesy of Reiner Schoenfeld, Coesfeld

Sergey RACHMANINOV

Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini op. 43

Recorded live at Schauspielhaus East Berlin
on April 14, 1985
Radio Symphony Orchestra, Berlin
Heinz Roegner, Conductor

We do hope that you will be pleased with the wonderful and unsurpassed acoutics.

Robert SCHUMANN

Toccata in C op. 7

Live-recording during radio transmission
«Cordes Sensibles»
Radio France Musique, Studio Paris
on February 7, 2004