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Concert: With LOVE from ANATOLIA
15 April 2022 @ 20:00 - 21:30€5
On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the death of Yunus Emre (one of Turkey’s foremost mystical Sufi poet), UNESCO has declared the year 2021 Yunus Emre Year.
The Yunus Emre Institute Amsterdam and OBA are organizing a special music and poetry evening in collaboration with Theo Loevendie, composer and Turkish music lover.
Theo Loevendie made a choice from poems by Yunus Emre and the Dutch poet Hans Verhagen, he combined these with his musical choices to play poems and music from his compositions.
With Love from Anatolia
Poems by Sufi poet Yunus Emre combined with poems by Hans Verhagen
Music by Theo Loevendie
Sinan Vural, vocals
Maarten van der Grinten, guitar
Theo Loevendie, piano
Tijs Klaassen, double bass
Oene van Geel, violin
Steve Altenberg, drums
The translation of Yunus Emre’s poems into Dutch was done by Abdulwahid van Bommel.