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Aynur ft. Special Guest Kinan Azmeh

  • Dates: September 30, 2018
  • Location: John L. Tishman Auditorium
  • Address: 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: $35
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  • Aynur is one of the most prominent musicians from Turkey and a proud representative for the Kurdish people. Her music is based on traditional Kurdish folk songs, many of them going back 300 years, which she blends with Western music in a modern and fresh way. Her lyrics often describe the life and sufferings of Kurdish people, in particular women. Aynur has collaborated with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, Kayhan Kalhor, Javier Limón, Kinan Azmeh, and has appeared in the documentary film “The Music of Strangers” about Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble.

    Special guest this evening will be Syrian clarinet virtuoso and composer Kinan Azmeh, a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble.