CONCERT - BALKANS MEET BELGIUM
ESPACE SENGHOR – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
“Diogen ASBL”, ”Mitra 2000” and “Misirli Ahmet Culture Art & Trade Tourism” with the partnership of Cultural Center “Espace Senghor” in Brussels are happy to announce the MUSIC & MEMORY PROJECT’S CONCERT at 20.30 on 11 November,2016 in Espace Senghor, Brussels. An evening dedicated to the Music of Balkan.
The Balkans have been the meeting point between Asia, the Near East and the West, and they have integrated this exchange in an extraordinary and unique cultural heritage. The specific and complex rhythms of this region are a treasure for musicologists. The last 25 years, carried a blow to the living transmission of this music. Great artists and orchestras have disappeared without leaving a single goo quality recording. It disappears with our fathers and we, the next generation, we keep traces, but we do not have the keys and links to the lost wealth.
The “Music and Memory Project” aims to highlight the musical richness of Balkan countries, to find their meeting points in music, to create a bridge between Balkans and other European musicians. Through researches on Balkan musical traditions and creative musical dialogue between artists, we will stimulate new forms of collaboration to revive, preserve and promote this invaluable heritage.
At the concert you would enjoy the music from unique musicians who has created special project for Brussels. Artistic director of „Music & Memory project“, virtuoso player on darbuka/deholla Misirli Ahmet from Turkey, talented musicians from Turkey – guitar player Onur Aymergen & baglama player Mühlis Berberoğlu, from Bulgaria – the greatest, virtuoso player on accordion Petar Ralchev & expert of kaval, virtuoso Nedyalko Nedyalkov.
Special Guests from Belgium – drummer Stephane Galland who is known for his creativity and his mastery of very complex rhythms & Singer, Multi-instrumentalist great Tcha Limberger.
We invite you to an evening of unforgettable emotions and and musical virtuosity.
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