Frédéric François Chopin ; A Refugee in Paris

Running away from war, Frédéric François Chopin found refuge in Paris. Even though he had a reserved personality, the musical and artistic circles of Paris welcomed him with open arms. His music flourished and had a significant impact on our global culture for centuries to come. If he hadn't run away from Poland, would we even know his name or…Read more Frédéric François Chopin ; A Refugee in Paris

Chopin in New York

** Due to high demand we are extending this program to March 18, 25. Please get your tickets online to secure your seats** After "Chatty Pianist"s fun and inspirational concert "How to Bluff About Classical Music" in Lincoln Center's Bruno Walter Auditorium, we are ready for our annual "Chopin month" programming. For the last six…Read more Chopin in New York

How to BLUFF About Classical Music

Pianist/composer Emir Gamsızoğlu started to play the piano at the age of 20, after quitting his career as a professional basketball player in Turkey. He created the "Chatty Pianist" concept to attract listeners of all ages and backgrounds to classical music. Chatty Pianist concerts are engaging the audiences with “Chatty” slideshow presentations featuring fun facts,…Read more How to BLUFF About Classical Music

Rhapsody on Istanbul Tunes; The Sound of Istanbul is the Sound of Love

Listen to the sound of Istanbul and share this music video to join our fight against war and terror with music and culture! Let’s spread the “good”. Lately Turkey has been on the media as the victim of several attacks. Music and culture is our weapon against wars and heartless political strategies. "Rhapsody on Istanbul…Read more Rhapsody on Istanbul Tunes; The Sound of Istanbul is the Sound of Love

Chatty Pianist Salon Concert

Next Friday (16th of December) music lovers in New York will gather around the piano for an intimate salon concert by "Chatty Pianist" Emir Gamsızoğlu. The host of the evening is an avid fan of Gamsızoğlu's concerts at Caffe Vivaldi (2013-16). A retired flight attendant, Ms. Brown says when she used to travel around Europe, she…Read more Chatty Pianist Salon Concert

Music Appreciation Classes with Chatty Pianist Emir GAMSIZOGLU

Classical music lovers of all ages and backgrounds are gathering at Chatty Pianist Emir Gamsızoğlu's piano studio for his newly designed music appreciation classes. Join the party! The group meets to learn interesting details about composers, different forms and periods of music while listening to Emir Gamsızoğlu's vast archive. In every lesson Gamsızoğlu performs selected…Read more Music Appreciation Classes with Chatty Pianist Emir GAMSIZOGLU

Opening the season with Popular Classics!

Classical Sundays concert series at Greenwich Village's Caffe Vivaldi is ready for its 3rd season! Along the years we hosted Schubertiades with Schubert's lieder featuring emerging opera singers in the city, chamber music with New Yorker Ensemble and groups like Reeds Amis, theatrical concerts like Genius #Chopin, Talking to Schubert, and of course, everybody's favorite; Chatty…Read more Opening the season with Popular Classics!