Beyond Thrace

Artist-in-residence Jean-Guihen Queyras bridges eastern and western cultures
Wed 26 Oct 14:00
Large Hall
Past event
Wed 26 Oct
14:00
Past event

Program

Beyond Thrace

Performers

Jean-Guihen Queyras cello 
Bijan Chemirani zarb, daf 
Sokratis Sinopoulos lyra 

In ancient times, Thrace was the centre of musical culture not only for Greece but also for many other surrounding countries.

Jean-Guihen Queyras will be bringing together modern and traditional music from the East, Turkey, Armenia, Iran and Western Europe together with kindred spirits – Iranian percussionists Bijan Chemirani and Keyvan Chemirani on zarb and daf and Greek lyra player Sokratis Sinopoulos.

 

Related musicians

Jean-Guihen Queyras

Artist in residence 2022, cello

Sokratis Sinopoulos

Lyra

Bijan Chemirani

Zarb, daf