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US Premiere:
Kenneth Radnofsky will perform the wind orchestra version of Perker's Concerto for Alto Saxophone with the Boston University Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Martins at the Tsai Concert Hall of the Boston University at 8pm on February 28, 2013.
For more information about the concert please click here.
Address: 685 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215



World Premiere:

Kenneth Radnofsky premiered Barış Perker's Alto Saxophone Concerto with Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dorian Wilson in Turkey, in February 17, 2012.


"Perker’s plush setting for orchestra and saxophone feels like being enveloped in luminous Cinemascope. Its fresh shimmer and sizzle held its own alongside the old Russian powerhouses." – Alexandra Ivanoff read the complete review

Concert:
Ina Zdorovetchi performed Barış Perker's 'Seven Images of Istanbul' for solo harp piece at the Goethe Institute in Boston, on April 30, 2011. The concert program featured Barış Perker's 'Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano,' which was performed by Sean Mix on the alto saxophone and Hey Rim Jeon on the piano. For more information about the concert please go to event's website.



New Album Release:



A new album, featuring Barış Perker's "Seven Images of İstanbul" for solo harp, performed by harpist Şirin Pancaroğlu was released on December 19, 2010.


"Perker’s 'Seven Images of İstanbul' was richly resonant, ... especially showed the wide compass and the luster of the instrument." - Today's Zaman