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Country: Turkey

About Fazıl Say
Fazıl Say (born 14 January 1970) is a Turkish pianist and composer born in Ankara, Turkey.Biography Say, started playing the piano at the age of four, continued his music training in Ankara State Conservatory as a student of "Special Status for highly talented kids" and graduated from piano and compositon in 1987. As he continued his studies in Düsseldorf Music Academy with German scholarship, he earned his diploma in Germany in 1991 as "Concerto soloist" and became a piano and chamber music teacher in 1992 in Berlin Performing Arts and Music Academy. Say, who won Europe Young Concert Soloists Competition in 1994, got the first place in the World Competition that was held in New York in 1995. Besides playing the piano, he composed many oratorios, piano concertos, pieces of music for chamber, orchestra and piano and many other songs. Some of his composed pieces include Nazim and Metin Altiok Oratorios, four piano concertos, his orchestra piece "Albert Einstein" commissioned by Zurich Orchestra and his ballet named "Patara" which is commissioned by Wien Mozart Commitee and was composed for Mozart's 250th birth year celebration. He has performed with New York Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Berlin Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France and Tokyo Symphony. He performed an open air concert as the closing of 2007 Florence Festival with Florence Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta and had an audience of more than twenty thousand listeners. Again in 2007, he was the head of the piano jury of Montreaux Jazz Festival. His CD which also includes Say's composed piano piece that was inspired by Turkish Folk singer and poet Asik Veysel's song named "Black Earth" was listed in 6th place in American Billboards. In 2008, he was chosen as "Culture Ambassador" by European Union and he aims to set up a new bridge between eastern and western cultures.

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Rank Name Total
3. Barış Akarsu 46670
4. Candan Erçetin 32118
5. Coskun Sabah 28497
6. Ferdi Tayfur 25576
7. Fazıl Say 18882
8. Manga 18650
9. Aşkın Nur Yengi 18018
10. Ahmet Kaya 17726
11. Ebru Gündeş 16712

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71. Googoosh 20277
72. Najwa Karam 19637
73. Shatha Hassoun 19437
74. Ibrahim Dashti 19436
75. Fazıl Say 18882
76. Manga 18650
77. Guilherme Arantes 18462
78. Aşkın Nur Yengi 18018
79. Ahmet Kaya 17726

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8 Iran 14138 4168490
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