“Pianist Flamboyant, daring, provocative, exciting, seductive and sensitive“ are some of the words used to describe one of today’s most formidable pianists, Kemal Gekic, whose playing has been acclaimed worldwide by public and critics alike. His daring approach to tone and form, marked him as a maverick in the musical world, a distinction he welcomes: the very strength of his artistry challenges, provokes, intrigues. Performing worldwide from a vast repertoire, Kemal Gekic presents fascinating, uncompromising and ever-changing interpretations , always generating frenzied audience enthusiasm. As a recording artist, Kemal Gekic has won accolades in Europe, America and Japan for insightful, original views of the music. His outstanding Rossini-Liszt transcriptions (Naxos) won “The Rosette” of The Penguin Guide for Music, while his recording of Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes (JVC) is generally considered to be the best recording of a set in history.
Miami International Piano Festival
F. Liszt Consolations No. 1,2,3 Funerailles Deux Legendes Rhapsodie Hongroise No. 11 F. Chopin Nocturne op. 48, No. 2 Ballade op. 23, No. 1 Etudes op. 25, No. 2, No. 11
Kemal Gekic, piano
80:51 min 2023