Saturday, 6 June, 2015
The Ismaili Centre, Toronto – Social Hall / 8:00pm
Refreshments will be served.
The Golden Door: Memories and Visions of Istanbul
Constantinople Music Ensemble and Guests
Kiya Tabassian, direction and setar (Montreal)
Didem Basar, qanun (Montreal)
Patrick Graham, percussion (Montreal)
Pierre-Yves Martel, viola da gamba (Montreal)
Neva Özgen, kemençe (Turkey)
Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, oud (Greece)
Yaprak Sayar, singer (Turkey)
A musical portrait of yesteryear’s Constantinople and today’s Istanbul, the age-old, luminous city on the border between East and West. The classical, sacred and popular music of the Golden Door illustrates the cultural richness and diversity of a city at the crossroads of civilizations.
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