AyseDeniz Gokcin, the pianist who turns Pink Floyd songs into classical arrangements, has recorded an entire concert of Pink Floyd material
AyseDeniz Gokcin biography
AyseDeniz Gokcin hit the headlines for her unusual piano arrangements of Pink Floyd's music, fused with Liszt's virtuosic style.
- The young Turkish pianist has recently completed her Masters in Piano Performance at Royal Academy of Music in London.
- As well as being a talented pianist on the international stage, AyseDeniz is a keen composer and arranger, creating her own fusions of classical piano music with other styles. With titles like Jazzed Up Istanbul - Tribute to J.S. Bach, and Pink Floyd 'Lisztified': Fantasia Quasi Sonata show how she combines a number of different genres at once!
- She made her concerto debut when she was nine years old, playing J.S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto No. 5.
Did you know? When composing her Pink Floyd and Liszt inspired music, AyseDeniz was just as influenced by the rock stars as she was the virtuosic showmanship of the Romantic piano master - he was one of the first musicians to play for huge 3000-strong audiences.
AyseDeniz Gokcin News
Pink Floyd meets Liszt, and classical Michael Jackson? Ask a question to pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin from 9am on Wednesday 10 April