19-year-old cellist from Turkey performs D. Shostakovich- Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40, II. Allegro
About the artist
Born in 1998, Burcu Uysal began her cello studies at the age of 10 at Uludag University State Conservatory with Mutlu Varlik Kocaili. In 2015 she entered Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul State Conservatory and became a student of Dilbag Tokay. Uysal has participated in the masterclasses led by Peter Bruns, Maria Kliegel, Jiri Barta, Carol Ou, Elinor Frey, Istvan Vardai and Laszlo Fenyo.
She performed with Dogus Youth Symphony Orchestra and Turkey Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Uludag University State Conservatory Youth Symphony Orchestra and Eskisehir Municipality State Symphony Orchestra as soloist. As a member of Cello Ensemble, Uysal gave concerts in Izmit, Izmir and Ayvalik.
In 2016, she won the first prize at the International Citta di Barletta Young Musicians Competition in Italy. Uysal still continues her studies at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul State Conservatory with Dilbag Tokay.