“Ninni” (Lullaby) was composed in 2019 and will receive its World Premiere in Georgetown, Texas on September 17th, 2019. It is connected to Beethoven’s Sonata no. 28 in A Major, Op.101.

The piece is dedicated to victims of the 2013 Gezi Park Protests in Turkey.


Aslıhan Keçebaşoğlu was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1994.  She attended Bilkent University, studying theory and composition under the guidance of Onur Türkmen.

Her works include large ensemble pieces such as ’Moments for Six Distinct Manners’ and “Encounters” which has been performed in Turkey and in Germany. Two of her chamber music works “Duet for viola and piano” and  ‘Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano” received premieres at the Istanbul Composers Festival.

Her first major orchestral work, ‘Introspection’, was written for the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra and performed by the orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Ponkin in February 2018.

Ninni,  Aslihan Kecebasoglu

Ninni, Aslihan Kecebasoglu