Saturday March 7 at 5pm

Mar 7 5:00 pm

Music Matters: Evcil & Akyol~Western Classical & Turkish Traditional

Bülent Evcilflute
Çağatay Akyolharp

From Istanbul Western classical & Turkish traditional music
in the hands of brilliant masters

From Turkey
Âşık Veysel
traditional folk songs
Ün At the tomb of Yunus

From the West
Jay Ungar, Phil Coulter,
J.S. Bach, Maurice Ravel,
Jacques Ibert, Gluck, Piazzola

From Japan
Michio Miyagi The sea in spring

Flutist Bülent Evcil and harpist Çağatay Akyol, visiting New England from Istanbul, will realize a dream for Music Matters: To at last present the haunting, sensual, beckoning sound of Turkish traditional music. They'll also bring beloved Western classical scores to vibrant life and play such stirring popular classics as Ashokan Farewell and The Battle of Kinsale.

Sponsored by Yali Stonington, unique home and bath decor from Turkish shores and beyond

Tickets $20. Age 18 and under admitted for free. Cash, check & credit card accepted at the door. 
For advance tickets, please click here.

Please note that ALL seats are unreserved – first come, first seated. 

Online ticket holders should arrive by 4:45 to assure seats together. Doors open 1/2 hour before the start. We can not guarantee seating for late arrivals.

Bülent and Çağatay will also perform with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, February 29, at 7:30 p.m. in New London as well. Click here for details.


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