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.

Bach - Prelude and Fugue B Flat Major WTC I

Another performance of prelude and fugue in B flat major, this time from Tauberbischofsheim

Jun 1, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Liszt-Chasse-Neige

Transcendental Etude No.12 from Tauberbischofsheim, DE 2015

May 20, 2016 Intermediate Performance
May 4, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Liszt - Harmonies du Soir

Opening of the second recital in Germany 2015

Apr 25, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Liszt-Harmonies du Soir

Transcendental Etude No. 11

Mar 16, 2016 Intermediate Performance
Mar 3, 2016 Intermediate Performance
Feb 24, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Liszt-Wilde Jagd

Another transcendental etude from Kemal

Feb 10, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Bach-Prelude and Fugue WTC II G Minor

Another prelude and fugue in this recital

Feb 4, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Liszt-Feux Follets

Transcendental Etude No. 5

Jan 25, 2016 Intermediate Performance
Jan 19, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No 11

Amazing performance!

Jan 12, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Bach-Siloti Prelude in B Minor

PianoTechnique.org exclusive series

Jan 4, 2016 Intermediate Performance

Prokofiev - Waltz Op 102 No 1 Part 1

Kemal is helping a student with Prokofiev Waltz

Dec 14, 2015 Intermediate Lesson