Scenes from Scores by pianist/composer Emir Gamsizoglu will premiere on June 8th!

Lonely Souls from pianist/composer and filmmaker Emir Gamsizoglu's film project Scenes from Scores will premiere on June 8th in Gamsizoglu's Chatty Pianist concert at Lincoln Center! Scenes From Scores is an Emir Gamsızoğlu project that started in 1997. As a piano student in Istanbul Conservatory Gamsızoğlu was visualizing music by creating scenes based on how the…Read more Scenes from Scores by pianist/composer Emir Gamsizoglu will premiere on June 8th!

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Chatty Pianist’s Visit to Orlando, FL for Hanan Foundation

Pianist/composer Emir Gamsızoğlu & theater artist Ege Maltepe were in Orlando, Florida for a meaningful fundraiser for Hanan Foundation's school for refugee children in Istanbul. "Chatty Pianist" performed his "A Refugee in Paris: Chopin" program. Gamsizoglu concluded his concert with these words; "I am aware that not every refugee is Chopin. However I also know…Read more Chatty Pianist’s Visit to Orlando, FL for Hanan Foundation

Chopin’s Notebook #ARefugeeinParis

Chopin's Notebook series along with composer's music performed by Emir Gamsizoglu is now on our Youtube channel. The series offers a look into composer's inner life. Gamsizoglu's new Chatty Pianist concert A Refugee in Paris; Chopin is about the life and legacy of the celebrated composer as a refugee running away from his home country…Read more Chopin’s Notebook #ARefugeeinParis

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

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

CAFFE VIVALDI REPERTOIRE 2014-2016

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