Piano masterclass. Hande Dalkılıç

19.04.2023 – 22.04.2023
at 10:00
Great Hall, B-301

HANDE DALKILIÇ (Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory, Türkiye)
19 April @10.00-13.00 in the Great Hall
22 April @10.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.00 in B-301

Pianist Hande Dalkılıç has been known as the artist who promotes Turkish piano music both in her homeland and all over the world. Dalkılıç has recorded seven CDs for the record labels BMP and KALA, including premieres and piano compositions dedicated to her by composers such as Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Cemal Reşit Rey, Muammer Sun and Çetin Işıközlü. Her latest album, “My Favourite Romantics” (KALAN), was released in 2020 and presents compositions by Chopin, Liszt, and Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Dalkılıç has played as a soloist in front of both Turkish and international symphony orchestras. She he has given solo concerts and performed as a chamber musician in many European countries such as Canada, Egypt, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Israel, Pakistan, South Africa, and the USA. Dalkılıç has also previously performed in Estonia, most recently with cellist Andreas Lend at the Tallinn Chamber Music Festival in August 2015.

Hande Dalkılıç, who currently works as professor at the Hacettepe University, was born in Ankara, Türkiye, and studied at the Department of Music and Performing Arts at Bilkent University, earning her doctoral degree under Prof. Ersin Onay. She has also been mentored by prominent pianists György Sandor, Sebastian Benda, and George Sava. Dalkılıç represents Türkiye in the European Association of Piano Teachers. She continues to pursue her career as a soloist both at home and abroad, and often appears on radio and tv shows.