NEWS

 

DEBUT SEPTEMBER 2012
Istanbul and Izmir, Turkey.

Efe's debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker conductor Sir Simon Rattle and his brother Fora Baltacigil, BottesinI duo concertant

 

FEBRUARY 11, 2012 | Ankara, Turkey

Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations and Dvorak Silent Woods with Bilkent Symphony

 

APRIL 23, 2012 | Ankara, Turkey

J. Brahms double concerto with violinist Juliette Kang and the Curtis Symphony Orch. cunductor Robert Spano, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia PA, USA

 

OCTOBER 9-13, 2012

P.I.Tchaikovsky Rococo variations with SEATTLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

 

2012-13

Beethoven complete sonatas with Benjamin Hochmann in PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

 

NEW PERFORMANCE ON YOUTUBE

Efe plays Ravel Habanero with Julie Coucheron.

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NEW PERFORMANCE ON YOUTUBE

Efe plays BrahmsPiano Quartet in C-minor, Mvt.3-Andante with Julie & David Coucheron and Jennifer Stumm

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SEPTEMBER 2011

Efe wins SEATTLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA principal cello position starting September 2011.

 

NEW PERFORMANCE ON YOUTUBE

Efe plays with his brother Fora, duo by Edgar Meyer.

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JANUARY 14, 2011

Efe Baltacigil will be performing as a soloist with the PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA at the Kimmel Center, Philadelphia.

 

JANUARY 21 and 23, 2011

Emanuel Ax: Homage to Schubert
Efe will be performing Schubert's Trout Quintet
with EDGAR MEYER.

 

APRIL 11–12 2011

Beethoven sonatas in Süreyya Opera Building
in Kadikoy, Istanbul.

 

APRIL 15 2011

Tchaikovsky’s Rococo variations with
ISTANBUL STATE ORCHESTRA.

 

EFE PLAYS FOUR CONCERTS
ON THREE CONTINENTS IN TEN DAYS

APRIL 10-11 Complete Beethoven Sonatas and op66 variations with pianist Benjamin Hochman at Süreyya Opera House (Asia) in two nights.
APRIL 15 Tchaikovsky Rococo variations with the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antonio Pirolli (Europe) and APRIL 20 Stravinsky Suite Italian with Ignat Solzhenitsyn at Kimmel Center, Philadelphia (America).

All of the concerts are sold out and total number of over 2000 listeners heard Efe play in ten days.

 

AUGUST 2010

Efe was given 1680 Cremonese cello by Francesco Rugieri
from a Turkish sponsor.