Tag: Turkish Classical Music

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‘A Night of Turkish Composers’ in North London with soprano Sibel Demir

Those who attended the recent Royal Garden Hotel Kensington Ball to celebrate the centenary of the Turkish Republic will know all about the enchanting voice of soprano Sibel Demir. She wowed guests with her exquisite rendition of Turkish classical music and popular folk songs. Demir returns to the stage for an intimate concert in North […]

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World premiere of Yalçın Tura’s piano concerto: a special London concert to celebrate 100 years of the Turkish Republic

The 29 of October 2023 marks the centenary of the Republic of Türkiye. This important milestone will be marked by numerous festivities all around the world, including London. To commemorate a century since the declaration of the Republic of Türkiye, the Yunus Emre Institute London, with the support of the Turkish Embassy in London, is […]

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Central London music classes: learn how to play the ney

  Since opening its doors in the capital in 2010, the Yunus Emre Institute (YEI) has become the place to learn about Turkish language, arts and culture. Based in Maple Street, Fitzrovia, a stone’s throw from Warren Street tube, the YEI has been building cultural bridges between Britain and Turkey by hosting exhibitions, talks and […]

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‘Yunus to Mevlana Rumi’ – a flute recital by Şefika Kutluer in London this Friday

  One of Turkey’s most renowned classical musicians will be performing a special concert in London this weekend. Şefika Kutluer, an award-winning flautist, will be drawing on musical compositions from the East and the West for her Friday night recital at St. James’s Church Piccadilly. Accompanied by David Wright on harpsichord, Kutluer presents a programme […]

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Legendary singer Müzeyyen Senar laid to rest

Müzeyyen Senar, the 96-year-old doyen of Turkish Classical music, was laid to rest on Tuesday 17 Feb. She had passed away at a hospital in İzmir last Sunday after contracting pneumonia, with her daughter Feraye and son Ömer by her side. Thousands turned out to pay their respects to the singer who was buried following […]