Turkish pianist Can Çakmur (pronounced: Djahn Tchakmur) is the first prizewinner of the 10th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition in 2018 and the Scottish International Piano Competition in 2017. Çakmur has performed in concert halls around the world such as Glasgow Concert Hall, Eindhoven Muziekgebouw, Lithuanian Philharmonic Hall, ACT City Hamamatsu and Fazioli Hall in Sacile, as well as the most prominent concert halls in his homeland, Turkey. He has appeared in the most important classical music festivals in Turkey; such as 43. Istanbul Music Festival, where he headlined the opening concert in 2015 with the Borusan Istanbul Philarmonic Orchestra (BIPO) under Sascha Goetzel. In the last season he has appeared in Bodrum D-Marin International Classical Music Festival, Ankara International Music Festival and Antalya Piano Festival.