Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan live at Barbican

Posted: June 11, 2012 in News & Events

Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan – Passionate Poems of Rumi
15 June 2012, 19:30, Barbican Hall

Renown Kurdish musician Kayhan Kalhor will playing live at Barbican centre together with Erdal Erzincan.

The Kurdish/ Irianian Kayhan Kalhor is a four-time Grammy nominee and original member of Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble and a virtuoso of the kamancheh (Persian four-stringed spiked fiddle). He is joined by Turkey’s Erdal Erzincan, master of the baglama (longneck lute) for an evening of entrancing music. The performance will include music improvised from their collaborative album, The Wind, exploring the rich and varied musical repertoire of their regions as they plunge into the magic of Sufi poetry, inspired by the passionate work of the 13th century mystic poet, Jelaluddin Rumi.

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