London Festival of Kurdish Music (VIII)
London Festival of Kurdish Music (VIII) Music from Kurdistan and beyond

London Festival of Kurdish Music (VIII)

When: Sat 04 August 2018 19:30-21:30
Where: SOAS - Djam Lecture Theatre


On Saturday 4 August, London will see the 8th festival of Kurdish music, organised by the SOAS Daf Society at the School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS], University of London. Instrumental and vocal music will be performed in Sorani and Kalhor dialects. The theme of the festival is diversity in diaspora and musical interactions with other cultures, a tribute to master of Iranian and Kurdish music Mojtaba Mirzadeh who passed away in 2005. You are welcome to listen to his music here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DVhw4a3Myk

The programme will be performed by the SOAS Kurdish band and guest performers. 

DATE: Saturday 4 August 2018 at 7.30pm

VENUE: Lucas Lecture Theatre (DLT), School of Oriental and African Studies [SOAS], Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG.

TICKETS: £15 / £10 Concessions / £6 Students

RESERVATIONS: You can reserve in advance, by sending an e-mail to soaskurdishmusic@gmail.com, stating how many tickets are required. E-tickets will be sent by return.

Online tickets: www.thesantur.com
[you will be redirected to SOAS University page]

MUSIC CLASSES: We run santur, daf and singing workshops in elementary and advance levels. Please write to soasdafband@gmail.com if you would like to join the classes.

Samples of previous performances by the members of the ensemble:

https://youtu.be/LB00NMMQwAE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb9hVx1gaz0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnZg0nO2mTo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxFJJD2JDPE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQ9TmR-6_Bo
https://youtu.be/en5_7ZgnuuU
https://youtu.be/bpzRLZsdbag
https://youtu.be/WvSwbBKV_3o 
https://youtu.be/fbJs33zB8v8
https://soundcloud.com/santurista/earl-of-jura-and-deylamanwav

Event on FB:
https://www.facebook.com/events/179434679327055/

You might be also interested in Jashn-e Tirgan concert of Persian, Kurdish and Azari music (Sat 14 July 2018):
https://www.facebook.com/events/186557625333774/

We look forward to seeing you in the concert on Saturday 4 August!

The SOAS Daf Society


This webpage was last updated on: 02 Sep 2014 12:54