A Look Back at 2017

We look forward to creating more of these sweet memories with our audiences in 2018 Here's a clip looking back at our last season along with Chopin's Waltz Op.64 No.2 played by Emir Gamsızoglu - Happy New Year! https://youtu.be/0N_DlQulUp4 2018 starts with our Manhattan Soiree Concerts featuring a great program of Aquarius Composers; Mozart, Schubert &…Read more A Look Back at 2017


A Musical & Cultural Perspective into the Refugee Crisis

Refugee crisis is not a new issue, in 1831 Chopin became a refugee as well. Come to Lincoln Center on Friday and join the discussion.  Get your discounted online ($25) tickets at www.chattypianist.eventbrite.com  Check out pianist/composer Emir Gamsizoglu's message on our channel; We'll have an after - party at Seven's Turkish Restaurant; on 72nd Street. We made a…Read more A Musical & Cultural Perspective into the Refugee Crisis

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

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

Classical Sundays with special guest; acclaimed opera singer Burak Bilgili

This weekend, our dear friend acclaimed Turkish bass Burak Bilgili is joining us in our Classical Sundays at Caffe Vivaldi. Bilgili is an internationally acclaimed bass who made his Teatro de Scala debut in 2002 (Lucrezia Borgia) and Metropolitan Opera debut in 2004 (Don Giovanni). Burak is a recipient of numerous awards starting with BBC's Singer of…Read more Classical Sundays with special guest; acclaimed opera singer Burak Bilgili


As CLASSICAL FOR ALL we are getting ready to celebrate our second anniversary of our classical Sundays at CAFFE VIVALDI. Our independent, intimate and donation based concerts reached hundreds of New Yorkers and we are proud to become the longest ongoing event series in the performance history of Caffe Vivaldi. Circle your calendars for April…Read more CAFFE VIVALDI REPERTOIRE 2014-2016