Hoppa Project's

Houston 3rd Annual Turkish Music Festival

 

January 17-18, 2020

 

 

Organized in partnership with American Turkish Association of Houston

 

and sponsored by Asia Society Texas Center and Rice University

 

 

 FESTIVAL GUEST SOLOISTS:

 Berklee professor Beth Bahia Cohen, master of Turkish bowed instruments

Carpe Diem String Quartet, one of America's premiere "indie" string quartets

 

 

INTERCONNECTED CULTURES

January 17, 2020, 7:30 PM, Asia Society Texas Center

 

The first night of the two-day festival will feature Berklee professor Beth Bahia Cohen, master of regional bowed instruments, Carpe Diem String Quartet, one of America's premiere "indie" string quartets, and Hoppa Project musicians. The program will highlight the one-thousand-year connection between Turkish music and the music of the surrounding cultures from Eastern Europe to the Middle East.

 

 

TRANSFORMATIONS OF TURKISH MUSIC

January 18, 2020, 8:00PM, Rice University, Duncan Recital Hall

 

The second night of the festival will feature some of the most important Turkish composers of the 20th and 21st Centuries, as well as Turkish folk and traditional music. The program will be centered around legendary Turkish composer and educator Ilhan Baran who passed away last year. The concert will include Baran’s Transformations for Piano Trio, folk and traditional music that inspired him, and works by the next generations of composers who were influenced by him. The program will be performed by Berklee professor Beth Bahia Cohen, master of regional bowed instruments and Hoppa Project.

 

 

and Lectures on Turkish Music by Festival Artists

and Exhibition of Turkish Music Scores, Recordings, and Instruments

at Rice University

TIME AND PLACE TBA

Past Festivals:

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

    

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

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Poster- Performing Asia Music of Turkey.
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