Aynur

Kurdish superstar from Turkey
Sat 24 Sep 20:00
Sat 24 Sep '22
20:00
  • Sat 24 Sep '22
    20:00
    Amare, Den Haag
    Danstheater

Kurdish Folk Music with one of the richest voices of our times!

Aynur is one of the most prominent Kurdish singers of our times. Her impressive voice and extraordinary musical narration represent the Kurdish music heritage of her cultural roots as a global genre. Her unique voice infuses traditional Kurdish folk music with the contemporary sensibility of Western music. She is one of the best sellers with her albums among Kurdish folk albums. Her albums are praised not just in Turkish media but also in international media. 

Aynur’s success allowed her to collaborate in fellowship with a wide range of acclaimed artists including world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, Maestro Riccardo Muti,  Kayhan Kalhor, Javier Limón, Kinan Azmeh, the Nederland Blazers Ensemble, the NDR Big Band and many more. She appears in one of the most remarkable scenes of Fatih Akın’s documentary “ Crossing the Bridge / The Sound of Istanbul '' and is part of Morgan Neville's documentary  "The Music of Strangers” about Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble.  

Performers

Aynur Dogan, zang
Franz von Chossy, piano
Alex Simu, klarinet
Sjahin During, percussie

"She is a reason to love live music for centuries “

Javier Limòn - Berklee College of Music