Istanbul Recital Series

THE MASTERS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC ARE APPEARING SIMULTANEOUSLY IN WORLD HALLS AND IN THE ISTANBUL RECITAL SERIES. AND MAY’S GUEST IS THE PRINCESS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC, LAURE FAVRE-KAHN.

Laure Favre-Kahn, who gave her first Istanbul recital in 2008, will be at Fulya Concert Hall the evening of Thursday, May 12th. The 1976-born artist received her first training in music at the Avignon Conservatory before entering the Paris Conservatory, where she was awarded a first at the age of seventeen.

Recording works by Schumann on her first album at the age of twenty, Favre-Kahn appeared at the Midem Music Festival in Cannes in 1999. The artist, who was unanimously selected the Pro Piano Artist of the Year at the New York Pro Piano Competition in 2001, made her debut at Carnegie Hall the same year. Her most recent album, the Chopin Preludes, appeared this year, the last of four live recordings of concerts she gave at the Rheims Summer Festival.

A YOUNG GENIUS
A Deutsche Grammophon recording artist and recipient of the 2010 Beethoven Ring award, Teo Gheorghiu will conclude this season’s Istanbul Recitals in the grand finale on June 9th. Born in Zürich in 1992 and currently residing in London, Teo Gheorghiu is a young piano genius who quickly rose to the top after winning the San Marino International Piano Competition in 2004 and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in 2005.

BREAKFAST WITH FAMOUS ACTORS AND  THEIR BOOKS IN NYCDON’T MISS BOOK EXPO AMERICA THIS MAY IF YOU’D LIKE TO HAVE BREAKFAST WITH FAMOUS ACTORS AND THEIR NEW BOOKS IN NEW YORK CITY!

An event that reverberates around the world and rivets all eyes on new books and their authors, North America’s biggest book fair, BookExpo America, is taking place this year May 24-26 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Center. A different ‘breakfast with writers’ kicks off the morning of each of the fair’s three days.

What’s more, there are some celebrated Hollywood personalities among the writers taking part. The Children’s Book Writers’ Breakfast on Tuesday, May 24th, for example, is being moderated by Julianne Moore, author of “Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever”. And among the authors being presented on the morning of Wednesday, the 25th, you may come across Diane Keaton and her book, “Then Again”.

PRINT MEDIA AND SOCIAL MEDIA UNDER THE SAME ROOF!
Another distinction of this year’s BookExpo America is that it is being realized in conjunction with the BlogWorld & New Media Expo, the world’s largest social media conference and eastern leg of the new media industry fair.

BlogWorld and New Media Expo brings together bloggers, digital publishers, social media professionals and new media leaders from around the world to host a giant social media get-together. Social media and print media will come together under the same roof when the two events are staged at the Jacob K. Javits in New York City on May 24-26. It’s exciting just to imagine the new ideas and professional opportunities that will come out of this interaction.

For more information about BlogWorld & the New Media Expo:
www.blogworldexpo.com