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    AHMET ERDOGDULAR ENSEMBLE, FEB. 17

    Voluptuous and Pliable

    “I fear that the morning wind will disturb my lover,” Ahmet Erdogdular sang midway through his intoxicating program of classical Turkish music at Zankel Hall, his voluptuous and pliable voice textured, here and there, with light guttural clicks. He was answered by the kamancheh, a viola-like bowed instrument played by Derya Turkan, who in an extended solo drew from it a veiled, keening sound that seemed to belong in equal parts to the wind and the waking lover. CORINNA DA FONSECA-WOLLHEIM

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Concerts

  • 7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop

    7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop

    Date: 16/03/2018 @ 10:00 am

    Venue: Midtown Manhattan

    Price: $390

    March 16-20, 2018 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 (Register by January 30 get %20 off) We are excited to announce 7th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer five classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis […]

  • Festival, Les Nuits Du Labyrinthe

    Festival, Les Nuits Du Labyrinthe

    Date: 10/11/2017 @ 8:30 am

    Venue: Geneva

  • Lecture/Demo At Columbia University

    Lecture/Demo At Columbia University

    Date: 12/10/2017 @ 4:00 am

    Venue: Columbia University

  • 6th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop

    6th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop

    Date: 03/04/2017 @ 10:00 am

    Venue: Midtown Manhattan

    Price: $485

    April 3-7, 2017 5day/5hrs a day classes: 10am-4pm Class Fee: $485 We are pleased to announce 6th Annual Turkish Music Institute Workshop in New York City. This year the workshop will offer five classes that will focus on practical use of music theory, intonation, and modal repertoire analysis and interpretation taught by world-renowned master teachers. […]

  • Concert, The Ahmet Erdogdular Classical Turkish Music Ensemble

    Concert, The Ahmet Erdogdular Classical Turkish Music Ensemble

    Date: 17/02/2017 @ 8:30 am

    Venue: Carnegie Hall

    Price: Tickets from #39 to 46

    The Venetian Republic linked the Byzantine and Ottoman empires with Europe.  Ahmet Erdoğdular, one of Turkey’s foremost vocalists, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the classical vocal tradition from Ottoman Turkey that many Europeans would have first heard in Venice centuries ago. His repertoire includes classical vocal music, ghazals (sung poetry), and Sufi music, particularly that of […]

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