“Miss Biret was soloist in an entrancing performance of Mozart’s concerto K. 482 with the Manchester Hallé Orchestra conducted by Mlle Nadia Boulanger. The variety of her playing its finely-shaded gradations and brilliant but never mechanical figurations, revealed her as already a remarkable artist. Not for many hears has a Hallé audience heard such perfectly balanced Mozart playing… No words can describe the wondrous finale, with its mixture of gaiety and anguish. This was a performance in which every note counted for its full value.” – DAILY TELEGRAPH UK 1963

“I recently returned from a five week conducting tour…In Turkey Idil Biret was my soloist in a Mozart Concerto (K. 595). What a fine artist she is.” – From a letter of AARON COPLAND to Mlle Nadia Boulanger USA 1973

“The President of the Bursa Philharmonic Society, Mr. Ömer Kızıl told the audience that the campaign, ‘You should also own a key’, to buy