Kemal Gekic

Kemal Gekic

placeMiami, FL

105 videos

Flamboyant, daring, provocative, exciting, seductive and sensitive are some of the words used to describe one of today’s most formidable pianists, Kemal Gekic, whose playing has been acclaimed worldwide by public and critics alike. His daring approach to tone and form, marked him as a maverick in the musical world, a distinction he welcomes: the very strength of his artistry challenges, provokes, intrigues. “Gekic rides the charismatic edge of genious” R. Dyer, Boston Globe “He is something like a general who has learned all the rules in the book and is therefore free to ignore them in the time of war” James Roos, Miami Herald “His playing is transcendental as well as incandescent” John Ardoin, Dallas Morning News Performing worldwide from a vast repertoire, Kemal Gekic presents fascinating, uncompromising and ever-changing interpretations , always generating frenzied audience enthusiasm. As a recording artist, Kemal Gekic has won accolades in Europe, America and Japan for insightful, original views of the music. His outstanding Rossini-Liszt transcriptions (Naxos) won “The Rosette” of The Penguin Guide for Music, while his recording of Liszt’s Transcendental Etudes (JVC) is generally considered to be the best recording of a set in history. Born is Split, Croatia, Kemal Gekic got his early training from Prof. Lorenza Baturina. He graduated the class of Prof.Jokuthon Mihailovic at the Art Academy of Novi Sad and was immediately given a faculty appointment by the piano department which he eventually directed until 1999. Since 1999 he has been Artist in Residence at the Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

This is not a Chopin Etude

The sound we are looking for here is more raw

May 20, 2018 Intermediate Lesson

Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No 11

Kemal plays Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11

Mar 20, 2018 Advanced Performance

Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No 10

Kemal plays Hungarian Rhapsody No.10

Mar 16, 2018 Advanced Performance

Andres Alen - Variations

Andres Alen - Cuban pianist and composer

Mar 9, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - Polonaise in A Flat Major Op 53

The famous Heroic Polonaise

Mar 6, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - Etude Op 10 No 12

The famous Revolutionary etude

Mar 6, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - Etude Op 25 No 1

Kemal plays the Harp etude

Mar 2, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - Nocturne in F Minor Op 55 No 1

Kemal plays Chopin Nocturne

Mar 2, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - Nocturne in C Minor

Op.48 No.1 played by Kemal Gekiic

Feb 28, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - G Minor Ballade

Kemal plays Chopin G minor ballade

Feb 25, 2018 Advanced Performance

Chopin - B minor Scherzo

Kemal plays Chopin B minor Scherzo Op. 20

Feb 23, 2018 Advanced Performance

Liszt-Hungarian Rhapsody No 11

Kemal plays Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11

Jan 21, 2018 Advanced Performance

Mily Balakirev-Islamey

Some say this is the hardest composition ever written for the piano

Jan 21, 2018 Advanced Performance

Mussorgsky-Gekic - Night on Bald Mountain

transcribed by Kemal Gekic

Jan 21, 2018 Advanced Performance