Çağatay Akyol and Bülent Evcil: A Magical Journey through Music with Flute and Harp


Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 7:00pm to 9:00pm


First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Consulate General of Turkey in Boston presents

Çağatay Akyol and Bülent EvcilÇağatay Akyol and Bülent Evcil: A Magical Journey through Music with Flute and Harp

RSVP required: bostonbk.rsvp@mfa.gov.tr

Çağatay Akyol (harp) and Bülent Evcil (flute) bring together songs and music of the Turkish folk tradition with Western classical works to create a new, contemporary synthesis of Turkish folk music, resulting in original melodies imbued with ancient resonances.

“Çağatay Akyol is an acrobat of his instrument. . . . When he performs his harp you will not believe what you will hear.” —Ahmet Say, Music Writer

“Bülent Evcil has a marvelous tone and a superb technique. He is all round a most impressive young flutist . . . one of the most outstanding of his generation.” —Sir James Galway, Virtuoso Flutist

Free and open to the public; RSVP required: bostonbk.rsvp@mfa.gov.tr

Co-sponsor: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
Contact: Demet Duran, Office of the Consulate General