Leyla Pınar

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Leyla Pınar
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Background information
Birth name Leyla Pınar
Born Istanbul, Turkey
Origin Istanbul, Turkey
Genres Baroque Opera
Instruments Organ, piano, harpsichord
Website Leyla Pınar

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.


  • 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


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