Hoppa Project's

Houston 4th Annual Turkish Music Festival

 

September 17-19, 2021

in partnership with Asia Society Texas Center and Ankara Music and Fine Arts University,

and sponsored by ATA-Houston

Hoppa Project at Asia Society Texas Center

Friday September 17 at 7 P.M. - 1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, Texas

 

Hoppa Project presents the Fourth Annual Turkish Music Festival featuring fantastic clarinetist Ismail Lumanovski of NY Gypsy All-Stars and Secret Trio, alongside Hoppa Project musicians, as well as recorded performances from Ankara Music and Fine Arts University's traditional music masters. The program will take you on a cultural tour of Turkey with music from the Mediterranean Coast to Black Sea Coast, the Georgian Border to the Bulgarian Border, and music during the Ottoman Empire to the voices of the composers of our time. Please join us to experience a night of festive and energizing Turkish traditional and contemporary music.

 

Ismail Lumanovski, clarinet - festival soloist

 

Hoppa Project (directed by Erberk Eryılmaz and Laura Krentzman)

Evie Chen, violin

Gökberk Eryılmaz, clarinet

Erberk Eryılmaz, davul

 

 

with recordings featuring

 

Serda Türkel Oter, voice

Emrah Hatipoğlu, ney

Kibele Kıvılcım Çiftçi, kanun

Tolga Oter, ud

 

Sinan Ayyıldız, üçtelli bağlama

 

Atakan Turaç, bağlama

 

Buğra Kutbay, zurna

Tevfik Amaç, davul

Raif Demirci, dem zurna

 

Laura Krentzman, viola

Alican Öztan, drum set

Evren Şen, bass

Erberk Eryılmaz, piano

 

 

free online events:

 

Traditional Music of Turkey

Saturday September 18 at 7 P.M. 

 

Ankara Music and Fine Arts University's traditional music masters perform masterworks of Ottoman classical music, and folk music repertoire from all around Turkey performed on Turkish folk music’s primary instruments, Zurna and Davul.

 

Serda Türkel Oter, voice

Emrah Hatipoğlu, ney

Kibele Kıvılcım Çiftçi, kanun

Tolga Oter, ud

 

and

 

Buğra Kutbay, zurna

Tevfik Amaç, davul
Raif Demirci, dem zurna

 

Turkish Music Now

Sunday September 19 at 7 P.M.

Hoppa Project premieres works by

Baran Doğaç Ünal, Berkay Şirin, Orhan Veli Özbayrak,

Zeynep Çınar, Uğur Kılıç and Esat Utku Acar

 

Hoppa Project

Laura Krentzman, viola

Gökberk Eryılmaz, clarinet

Önder Özkoç, bağlama

Erberk Eryılmaz, piano and davul

Past Festivals:

for videos from previous festivals, please visit our Youtube playlist:           

    

1st Annual Turkish Music Festival                             2nd Annual Turkish Music Festival

  • YouTube B&W
Poster- Performing Asia Music of Turkey.
The 2nd Annual Turkish Music Festival -