The Front Row, Monday, 05/25/2009
May 26, 2009 8:05:40 pm
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Today, we spend the hour with one of the world's most energetic, skillful and prolific concert and studio artists, Turkish pianist, Idil Biret. She's well on her way to making a place for herself in the record books for having made some 80 recordings over the past 20 years. She talks with us about the history of classical music in her native country and her interactions with some of the greatest pianists and teachers of the 20th Century and she plays a piece by Liszt, transcriptions of works by Bach and Handel and preludes by Turkish composer, Adnon Tzigun …