Alper Maral to perform works by Bulent Arel at upcoming Turkish cultural conference in Istanbul, June 6-7


Jun 6 2013 - 12:00am

Alper MaralAlper Maral(1919-1990)Bulent Arel (1919-1990)In a conference on Turkish master artists living/who lived in the U.S.,  Kadir Has University in Istanbul, with the cooperation of Cultural Studies Foundation will be presenting a conference on Ilhan Mimaroglu and Bulent Arel as the two prominent pioneers of electronic music, who played a remarkable role in the contemporary music community in the United States. Pianist/composer/musicologist Alper Maral will perform works by Arel, Mimaroglu and Usmanbas--another Turkish composer who lived in the US.