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Turkish Music Festival

  • Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Bvld Houston, TX 77004 United States (map)

Turkish Music of the Past

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, accompanied by Erberk Eryılmaz on traditional percussion, presents a diverse range of music from Turkey and the former Ottoman Empire featuring mehter (Ottoman Janissary band) music, court music, folk music, Sufi music, and more

Del Sol String Quartet performs Ahmed Adnan Saygun (1907-1991) String Quartet No.1 

Hoppa Project, conducted by Erberk Eryılmaz, performs selections from the Turkish Five, pioneer composers of the early Republic era, Erberk Eryilmaz's Miniatures Set No. 4, and Mehmet Ali Şanlıkol’s Grammy nominated work Vecd for String Orchestra

Later Event: January 19
Turkish Music Festival