February 17 - February 23 2024
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Esen, Cem

Participated in 2016
Group B
Born on 1997-10-17, Adana (Turkey).
Started to play piano at the age of 7 with Prof. Can Çoker.
Since 2010 till 2014 has studied at the Istanbul State Conservatory with Prof. Metin Ülkü.
Since 2013 till 2014 has studied at the Leuven – Belgium Music Institute with Prof. Alan Weiss.

Since 2014 till 2016 has studied at the Hannover Academy of Music,Theatre and Media with Prof. Roland Kruger.

Attended masterclasses of  Diana Andersen,Alan Weiss,Stefan Kovacevich,Andrej Dutkievich,FazД±l Say,Johann Schmith…

Attended masterclasses of  GГјlsin Onay,Jun Kanno,Cecille Edel-Latos.

Received 1st prize of Saygun Piano Competition, 2012.
Received 3rd prize of M.Herrero Piano Competition, 2013.
Received 3rd prize of Malta Piano Competition, 2015.
— J. S. Bach – Prelude & Fugue G Major from WK I BWV 860
— S. Rachmaninov – Etude-Tableaux c minor op. 39 no. 1
— J. Haydn – Sonata HOB.XVI/46 in A flat Major 1st mov.
— C. Esen – Fantaisie Polonaise
Second round
— L. van Beethoven – Sonata op. 109 in E Major
— F. Chopin – Ballade no.4 op 52 in f minor
— A. A. Saygun – Etude no.5
Third round
The third orchestral round was introduced in 2020