Leyla Pınar is a Turkish harpsichordist and musicologist. She is the founder and artistic director of the Istanbul Barok ensemble and the International Istanbul Baroque Music Festival, which she founded in 1994. Pınar also teaches in the Drama and Music Department of Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul.
Istanbul Barok [ edit ]
Istanbul Barok was founded by Leyla Pınar in 1975, initially as
harpsichord, violin and flute trio. In 1995, she expanded the group to an international touring ensemble performing concerts, opera, and ballet featuring baroque music.
Recordings [ edit ]
Leyla Pinar: Clavecin. Label: Pavane ADW 7225
Leyla Pinar: Yeni Bir Deyiş. Label: Night And Day
Leyla Pinar & İstanbul Barok: Osmanlı Barok Müziği (Ottoman Baroque Music). Label: Kalan
References [ edit ]
İstanbul’un baroklukları, , 14 May 1999. Accessed 11 January 2008. (In Hürriyet Turkish) Kargül, Erem, Interview with Leyla Pınar,
, May–June 2003, Turkishtime reprinted in English translation on artenite.com. Accessed 11 January 2008. Martin, Serge,
Campra au Printemps Baroque du Sablon, Une Europe Galante Deroutante (review of Istanbul Barok's performance of Campra's ), L'Europe galante , 26 April 1997. (Excerpts also reprinted on Le Soir artenite.com). Accessed 11 January 2008. (In French) Woolf, Jonathan,
Recording Review: , MusicWeb International, May 2002. Leyla Pinar: Clavecin, Pavane ADW 7225 Yüksel, Gülsen,
Barok’un altın kızları, , 8 June 2000. Accessed 11 January 2008. (In Turkish) Milliyet
External links [ edit ]