Morgenland Festival II 18th-28th June 2020

Dear friends of Morgenland Festival Osnabrück,

to pass the time until the next festival, the Gesellschaft der Freunde. Morgenland Festival Osnabrück e.V. is presenting the first special concert of the year:

Constantinople and Kinan Azmeh
 - Under the Syrian Musical Sky
29th Februar 2020
Bergkirche Osnabrück, Bergstraße 16, 49076 Osnabrück

Kinan Azmeh, clarinet
Kiya Tabassian, setar & voice
Didem Başar, kanun
Pierre-Yves Martel, viola da gamba
Patrick Graham, percussion

Constantinople is a music ensemble from Montréal, which combines instruments from early European music and from the Middle East. It was founded twenty years ago by the Iranian musician and producer Kiya Tabassian. Together with his companions, he is constantly on the look out for musical connections between the east and the west. For the project “Under the Syrian Musical Sky” they work with clarinetist Kinan Azmeh. The program presents new pieces pieces by Kinan Azmeh, Didem Basar and Kiya Tabassian, which are inspired by the musical traditions of Syria and the Middle East.

More informations on the project Constantinople and Kinan Azmeh – Under the Syrian Musical sky

Tickets are available via Lagerhalle and at all known ticket offices.

Here you can find a short documentary about the project on youtube.

With the friendly assistance of

Constantinople & Kinan Azmeh (c)Youssef_Shoufan