Mertol Demirelli, Pianist

HEMU-October 2020

CONCERT

03.02.2023
Concert, Eskişehir
With Conductor Ender Sakpınar And Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality Symphony Orchestra
Mozart Piano Concerto No:23
&
13.11.2022
Chamber Music, Geneva
Le Monde Á Part
~~ Trio Kapital ~~
Emile Abeille, Violin
Léonardo Capezzali, Violoncello
Mertol Demirelli, Piano
Brahms, Arensky
&
20.07.2022
Chamber Music, Geneva
Musique et Vie
Emile Abeille, Violin
Mertol Demirelli, Piano
Brahms, Szymanowski, De Falla
&
18.07.2022
Chamber Music, Geneva
Musique et Vie
~~ Trio Kapital ~~
Emile Abeille, Violin
Léonardo Capezzali, Violoncello
Mertol Demirelli, Piano
Fauré, Granados, Turina
&
05.06.2022
Chamber Music, Martigny
Fondation Louis Moret
~~ Trio Kapital ~~
Emile Abeille, Violin
Léonardo Capezzali, Violoncello
Mertol Demirelli, Piano
Fauré, Granados, Turina

All Concerts

MEDIA

          Trio Octavia
Olha Semchyshyn - Violin
Mertol Demirelli - Piano
Gabriel Potier - Horn

All Videos

RETRO

Demirelli 2003 by İ.Bilekli_while 7 yo
On November 11, 2007, at the age of 11, at the residence of the late Ihsan Dogramaci
Photos (2002-2004)(2005-06)

NEWS

Demirelli had played Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 at the 125th Anniversary of İstanbul Boys High School (IEL) with the Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra under the conductorship of Gürer Aykal when he was only 12 years old (2009), took the stage for the second time for the IEL with this recital on 26.03.2022.

IEL Concert
IEL Concert
Clavier Party, HEM
Stravinsky

Giorgi Gigashvili & Mertol Demirelli, Stravinsky -The Rite of Spring (30.04.2022)

Fondation Louis Moret

PROGRAM
Fauré Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120
Granados Piano Trio, Op.50
Turina Piano Trio No.2 in B Minor, Op.76

Fondation Louis Moret

Musique et Vie / Duo - Trio Concerts - 18.07 & 20.07  

MUSIQUE ET VIE
Le Monde Á Part

PROGRAM
Brahms Sonata for violin and piano No.3 
Arensky Piano Trio No.1

Trio Kapital - Geneva, 22.07.2022

20 YEARS OF ART JOURNEY AT A GLANCE

Demirelli began his music studies when he was 4 years old, private piano lessons followed when he was 5.

Between 2003 and 2011, he was recognized as a child prodigy and gave over 100 concerts in Turkey and internationally.

Some of his important concerts (a few of them have link to their videos below);

At the age of 7 in 2003, he won the IBLA Grand Prize Italy and gave concerts at Newcastle (England), at New York including Carnegie Hall and Arkansas-Little Rock (USA) in 2004.

He performed W.A. Mozart’s Concerto for Piano No.11 with Işın Metin when he was 8, at 9 the Piano Concerto No.12 with Gürer Aykal.

When he was 10 in 2007, at the opening of 35th International Istanbul Music Festival, he played the J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Pianos, in Cm with Idil Biret at Hagia Eirene Museum.

At 11, he gave a recital in Geneva at Palais des Nations of UN, played Mozart Concerto No.23 in Istanbul, Kaunas and with Ender Sakpınar in Eskişehir.

At 12, he played Mozart Concerto For Two Pianos No.10 with Hüseyin Sermet,Rengim Gökmen,Presidential Symphony Orch. of Turkey at Istanbul and Beethoven Triple Concerto at Munich.

At 14, he played at the Belgium premiere of Mozart’ s Violin and Piano Concerto, KV Anh.56 (315f) in March 2011 with Augustin Dumay at Brussels at Flagey.

At 15, in 2011, he played Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 with Cem Mansur and the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of Turkey at Istanbul and Munich.
He has been granted a prize "Young artist of the year, in Germany" during the Munich concert.
He played Mendelssohn Double Concerto (MWV O4) with J-C Casadesus and The Sinfonia Varshovia at the opening concert of Queen Elisabeth Musical Voyage 2011 in Istanbul.

He played Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 in October 2013 with Rengim Gökmen and Cemal Reşit Rey Symphony Orchestra at the opening of the concert season in Istanbul.

In 2014, he was accepted to the Maria-Joāo Pires class who invited him to the Partitura Project to share the stage on regular occasions the following year. 
He gave a recital at Barcelona University and played at Beethoven Festival in Brussels.

In 2018, he played Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 with Ricardo Castro and NEOJIBA in Brazil concerts being within the scope of preparations for the European tour with Martha Argerich.

In 2019, he played Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 with Roberto Gianola and Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality Symphony Orchestra.
He gave recitals in Brussels (Max van der Linden Festival and QEMC), Rome (The Waldensian Church in Piazza Cavour).

In 2020, he played Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 with Edoardo Rosadini and Shaborùz Quartet in Brazil at Parque do Queimado.
He gave a recital in Paris at American Church, as the second prize winner in the Concert Pianist category of Concours International de piano d'île de France in 2019.
He played Mozart Piano Concerto No.20 with Nicolas Chalvin and HEMU Orchestra in a live broadcast concert in Lausanne.

In 2021, he played Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 with strings quinted formed by HEMU Orchestra members.
He performed Brahms Horn Trio, Op.40 with his group, the Trio Octavia, including Gabriel Potier (Horn), Olha Semchyshyn (Violin) and released it on CD.
Demirelli and Emile Abeille (violin) played Brahms, Turina and De Falla in the recital they performed as a duo in Geneva (Galerie La Primaire) in December 2021.

With the participation of Léonardo Capezzali (cello), they performed the Fauré, Granados and Turina Piano Trio at Martigny (Fondation Louis Moret) in February and June 2022 and also in July 2022 at Geneva (Musique et Vie).
Demirelli held his recital at Istanbul Boys' High School (IEL) in March 2022 as part of the "Çanakkale Victory and Martyrs Commemoration" program and in accordance with his social responsibility.
In April 2022, with Pianist Giorgi Gigashvili interpreted Stravinsky the Spring Rite (Piano Party Event-HEM) in Geneva.

Contact: mertoldemirelli(at)gmail.com                              This page was last updated on 29.10.2022