"The universe of classical music" affirms Mehmet Okonsar, "has to connect again together with a sense of real-values."
Clear registration as well as public performance is in fact used to serve the composer, Mehmet Okonsar affirms the fact that this is what he learnt from his illustrious masters. Okonsar is really as well a truly trained sound-engineer as well as takes care of each of aspects of his productions. "This is actually a lot of great music composition, though at the end, who else as compared with I can get a clear view about the kind of music I need with regard to my playing?"
When asked what motivated him to this unheard of choice, the musician, who manages not solely his career however, besides that his publishing company: LMO-Records, The composer, conductor and musicologist as well as pianist, Okonsar replied, "What attracted me to issue this recording had been the fact that there are typically really thus few large record labels throughout our time willing to stand up and also risk with regard to such a "no-return" project. Consequently I decided to take every one of risks according to myself, as I generally do ..."
The CD is really presented along with a cover design by the Okonsar, composer, conductor and musicologist in addition to pianist, himself, the composer says that's a kind of past time for him as well as the art conveys as well as complete the recording's message consequently who else can best make it.
This humanitarian artist whose heart cares to give his time and even sources to preserve the legacy of classical music and also art "just like a museum 'conservateur'"
Mehmet Okonsar was basically born within Istanbul, Turkey at 1961. Even though he grew up throughout Paris, Okonsar started his music education at the National Conservatory of Ankara. Even so , he always stated the fact that each of his musical education came from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. The great Belgian pianist: Vanden-Eynden is bound to have been his primary teacher and he furthermore studied musical output along with Madame Jacqueline Fontyn.
Mehmet Okonsar says "he had his share" of piano competitions, the fact is he got many degrees from the the vast majority of famous ones yet somehow he seems to be rather disinterested about the subject. "I should definitely confess the most positive experience throughout each of my competitions was basically from the Gina Bachauer", this delivered him a sixth degree but then he considers it as the serious start of his career, throughout 1991.
"I never wanted to be 'just' a pianist. Actually how can you attempt to play if you don't know how to compose!"