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Unformatted text preview: Gülnihal Çevik 12.11.2008 Stundent ID: 8911 CONCERT REPORT: Istanbul Symphony Orchestra I attended the concert “Istanbul Symphony Orchestra” in Cemil Reşit Rey Consert Hall, in Istanbul, on October 26th 8 pm, on Sunday. Me and my friends bought our tickets from Biletix on Friday. This concert consist of two parts, which are Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto, no.2, Op.18, do minör and Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no.3 “Eroica”, Op.55, mi bemol majör. Before I went to the concert, I investigate about the conductor of orchestra who is Rengim Gökmen and pianist who is Veda Erman. Also, I investigate of life of Beethoven and Rachmaninoff, and especially I looked for when they had been writing these symphonies, what they are doing and which part of their life. When I got there, I felt like, I was in the SGM, because each face is acquaintance to me. My front side and my left side were my friends. I was a little bit surprised to that condition. Although the day was rainy, atmosphere has warmed inside me. Especially the second part of the concert make me feel like I am in the spring, and this excitement make me feel better. Also, the first part of the concert was so alive and exciting, because of the gorgeous harmony of the instruments. To give brief information about Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff, he is Russian composer, pianist, conductor and a great representative of Russian late Romanticism in classical music. In his works, he shows his talent by idiomatic piano writing and tone painting. I observed his specialities in his Piano Concerto No. 2, all of the violas, violins, cellos, piano were in a harmony and they were great supplementary of each other. The complete work of harmony and they were great supplementary of each other....
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