Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 (Pathétique) Beethoven

1. Movement: Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio

"Piano Story" dedicated to Children in Syria A.Gokcin

1. Tragedy

2. Awakening

3. War

"Watches" - A prelude to Coldplay's "Clocks" A.Gokcin

"Clocks" - by Coldplay arr. A.Gokcin

"Techno" (Pianist in the Club) - A.Gokcin

Prelude to Coldplay's "Don't Panic" - A.Gokcin

"Don't Panic" - by Coldplay arr. A.Gokcin

"Adventure of a Lifetime" - by Coldplay arr. A.Gokcin

Cokertme - Folk song arr. A.Gokcin

"Bodrum" - by Fazil Say arranged by arr. A.Gokcin

All the compositions above by Aysedeniz Gokcin will make their World Première tonight, 26 September 2016


AyşeDeniz completed her Masters in Piano Performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London under the tutelage of Christopher Elton, and received her Bachelors Degree at Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY, studying with Douglas Humpherys. In her early teens, she also had the chance to study with Rosalyn Tureck, becoming one of her last students.

She performs solo shows around the world including classical repertoire as well as her own rock arrangements. Some of the festivals she took part in include Moscow’s Musical Kremlin Festival, California’s Wavelength Festival; Sofia’s Piano Extravaganza Festival; 38th and 41st International Istanbul Music Festivals; 31st International Ankara Music Festival; Gouveia Art Rock Festival and Piano City Milan. She appeared on BBC News, Classic FM, Prog Rock Magazine, International Piano Magazine, Andante, and Vogue Turkey.

After three of her piano arrangements of Pink Floyd songs in the style of Franz Liszt went viral, AyşeDeniz attracted the attention of the progressive rock listeners, and was featured on Pink Floyd’s official Facebook and Twitter pages. Upon the requests of fans, she completed the "Pink Floyd Classical Concept”Album, which is available on iTunes as well as in limited edition, signed hardcopy format from her website.

AyşeDeniz recently won the Argentinian Association of Cable Television Music Award with the show from the “Pink Floyd Classical Concept Album” release gala concert in Argentina, and traveled to Bulgaria, Ecuador, Portugal, Italy and Turkey to perform these arrangements for classical and progressive rock audiences.

Her album Nirvana Project, merging classical-grunge and electronic beats of Ivan Shopov, dedicated to Kurt Cobain was released in November 2015 and reached the UK Top 10 Classical Charts on iTunes.

The modern dance project Close Up with Editta Braun Company, which AyşeDeniz wrote original music for and arranged & performed Thierry Zaboitzeff's music premiered in Vienna, Salzburg, Edinburgh, Linz. It was very well received by the Austrian and the Scottish Press.

In May 2016 she received 'The Pianist of the Year' Donizetti Classical Music Award, hosted by Andante Classical Music Magazine in Turkey. She is currently working on new albums including classical hits, her own compositions and covers.

You can follow AyşeDeniz Gőkçin from her Facebook Page and watch her performances on her YouTube Channel.

See AyşeDeniz on 26 September at Asia House at 7 pm