Hat is a compositional approach that is not constructed through a dialectic of oppositions, contradictions and polarizations of the musical material(s), but rather through a dialectic between composer’s psyche and hat. Hat – a “line” of maqams penetrating and merging into one another – is gradually sought, communicated with and eventually revealed by the composer.
In this video Tolga Tüzün speaks about the compositional process that underlies his solo piano piece “Permance.”Read More
Here is a video of a conversation I made with the composer Tolga Tüzün in January 2010 in Istanbul. In this video we talk about his music and his life in Istanbul.Read More
In this video the New Music pianist Seda Röder introduces her CD Listening to Istanbul: An Encounter with Turkish Contemporary Music. If you would like to be informed about the upcoming CD and concerts simply sign up for our newsletter.