UFUK et BAHAR DORDUNCU
The great french pianist, F.R.Duchable depicts Ufuk and Bahar Dördüncü as “two committed pianists equipped with flawless technique, delivering vigorous and evocative performances”. Dördüncü duo is distinguished with the magic of exceptional technique coupled with harmony of their long-standing relation manifest in their performances.
Meeting with H. Datyner , D. N’Kaoua , E. Vercelli and V. Perlemutter has played a key role in the Duo’s affection for French music, while F.R.Duchable has closely fostered both artists talents with conviction since their adolescence.
The Duo’s Ankara, Geneva, Saragosse and Paris awards represents a significant aspect of their music career. Performance at the world’s most distinguished concert halls and with conductors like A.Jordan, Z. Nagy, A. Shwinck, P. Rophé, etc.have been elemental to this structural integrity. The artists have also performed at the Victoria Hall Geneva, Saal Moliére Lyon, the palace of Nations in Brazilia, Liderhalle in Sttutgart , Wittengenstein Palace in Düsseldorf etc.; in addition to their collaborations with great artists like Peter Ustinov, Heinz Holliger , Steven Schick, Maurice Bourgue, etc. In Europe, the artists have participated in festivals like Amadeus, Scubertiade, Ars Musica Strasbourg, Archipel, Paris Fontainbleau , Japon Akoyishidai, Australia, etc. and numerous music festivals organized in Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara in Turkey.
As an internationally renowned artists, Ufuk& Bahar Dördüncü are regularly invited to perform with the Ankara, Izmir, Istanbul, Adana and Bursa State Symphony Orchestras, CRR in Istanbul , the Bilkent Orchestra, Ensemble Contrechamps, Geneva Chamber Orchestra, etc.
They have got a big success in 2006 with their CD which is, French music for 4 hands named “Rendez-Vous Avec l’Enfance”.
Acclaimed as “Cultural Ambassadresses of Turkey”, they continue to represent their country all over the world with much-admired performances received enthusiastically by prominent critics. Also they have been invited and honored to be “Marraines” by Prim’Enfance.