Past News from Golden Horn Records


Veretski Pass

October 6th, 2007 Saturday, 8 PM

Berkeley CA at Freight & Salvage

More Information and tickets


October 7th, 2007 Sunday, 8 PM
Sacramento, CA
California State University, Sacramento.
Recital Hall of Capistrano Hall on the Sacramento State campus
Admission is $15 general and $8 for students
More Information
Tickets and Parking


Deepak Ram

April 9, 2008 - Washington DC
Voice of America Auditorium
Show: 7:30 pm
Performing as a part of the Brubeck Festival.
For tickets, call 202-633-3030 or visit

April 2, 2008 - Stockton, CA
Faye Spanos Concert Hall, Corner of Pacific Ave. and Dave Brubeck Way
Show: 7:30 pm
Performing as a part of the Brubeck Festival, at the University of the Pacific.
For tickets, call 209-946-2867

September 8, 2007
All day festival from 10 AM to 11 PM
25th Anniversary Celebration of Basant Bahar
Milpitas, California

India Community Center Auditorium, 525 Los Coches St., Milpitas
More Information


October 6, 2007
Mt. Madonna College, Watsonville, CA
North Indian Classical Music

December 2, 2007 Sunday, 7 PM
Vara Healing Arts
North Indian Classical Music
With Debopriyo Sarkar on tabla
Vara Healing Arts
850 Talbot Avenue, Albany, CA 94706


Seher : Deepak Ram & Neva Özgen Ensemble
April 12th, 2007 Washington DC
April 15th, 2007 Boston, MA

More Information

Deepak Ram - North Indian Classical Music Concerts
December 10, 2006: Swami Vivekanand Centenary Hall, Ramakrishna Mission, Belgharia, Kolkata, India
December 13, 2006: Sangeet Research Academy, Tollygange, Kolkata, India
December 15, 2006: Surya Sen Hall, Kolkata, India


Budowitz
January 6, 2007 Saturday
KlezCalifornia
Budowitz & dancing with Michael Alpert
at JCCSF, 3200 California St. (at Presidio Ave.),
San Francisco, California 94118
Budowitz, Michael Alpert, and others also will be conducting Sunday Workshops

Mesut Özgen

Thursday, May 1, 2008
Concert, as part of the 4th Annual Radiomicrosphere Therapy Symposium
sponsored by Goshen Cancer Institute and Indiana University
Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008
"New Dimensions in Classical Guitar" multimedia concert
Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
Istanbul, Turkey.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Folk Inspired Turkish classical guitarist
Door 7:30 PM, Music 8:00 PM
Freight & Salvage
1111 Addison Street
Berkeley, California 94702
(510) 548-1761
More Information and tickets

Friday, March 28, 2008
"World Guitar Night" concert
San Jose State University
as part of the South Bay Guitar Society Guitar Solo & Ensemble Festival
San Jose, CA.
More Information

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Classical Guitar Ensemble in
"Rhapsody for Guitar Orchestra"
The Z.o.o. guitar duo, formed by Peter Constant (Australia) and Marion Schaap (Netherlands), will be accompanied by the UCSC Classical Guitar Ensemble in an exciting program of works by Richard Charlton, Jack Vees, Christopher Pratorius, Gerald Garcia, Mauro Giuliani, and Johann Sebastian Bach. Mesut Özgen directs.
Presented by the Music Department.
7:30 p.m. - Music Center Recital Hall, UCSC
FREE

Saturday, February 2, 2008
"Jessamine DeLancey Voice Recital"
featuring world premiere of "Two Spanish Songs"
(On Poetry by Luis Cernuda) for soprano and guitar by Mesut Özgen
University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall
Santa Cruz, CA.

Saturday, October 13, 2007 @ 7:30 pm
Mesut Ozgen DVD Release Concert
Presented by Turquoise Guitar Editions
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
General: $22/Adv $25/Door
Students: $18/Adv $20/Door
Order Advance Tickets Online

Sunday, September 23, 2007 @ 3:00 pm
Folk-Inspired Classical Guitar Music
Chattanooga Chamber Music Series
152 Chattanooga St., San Francisco, CA 94114
Admission $15
Reservations suggested:
call Kathy at 415-641-0940 or email Krperl@aol.com


Incesaz
December 5, 2006 Tuesday, 8 PM
Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall, Istanbul


Ahenk Duo
"Nadide Makamla"

November 28, 2006 Tuesday, 8 PM
Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall, Istanbul


Rajeev Taranath
Benefit Concert for Liza Matlack

November 25, 2006 8 PM Saturday
Sangati Center
1232 19th Street, Studio 8
Oakland, CA 94607
Reservations: music@sangaticenter.org
Presented by TABLA RASA and SANGATI CENTER


Festival of India – Sarod

November 15, 2006 8:30 PM Wednesday
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space
95th & Broadway, New York
$25 (Friends: $21/ Students with college ID: $15)
Presented by World Music Institute


October 27, 2006 7 PM Friday
University of Redlands
Orton Center
Redlands, CA
$10 general admission/$5 children 12 and younger.
For more information please call Leela Madhava Rau (909) 748-8285




New Releases



Yurdal Tokcan
Passion

Solo Improvisations on Oud (GHP 025-2)




Deepak Ram
Samvad (Conversation)

North Indian Classical Music
Deepak Ram - bansuri
Ustad Tari Khan - tabla
(GHP 024-2)


Letter from Istanbul Concerts - East Coast

Letter from Istanbul - Derya Türkan & Sokratis Sinopoulos Ensemble - North America Tour - Spring 2006

April 29, 2006 Saturday - Boston, MA
April 30, 2006 Saturday - New York, NY


From Istanbul to Jerusalem: Yahudice

As part of Berkeley/Richmond Jewish Music Festival
March 19th, 2006 7:30 PM

Festival Site

Yurdal Tokcan Concert

March 18, 2006 Saturday
Solo Oud Recital
Cayuga Vault in Santa Cruz, California

Celebrating Yurdal Tokcan’s new release, Passion, on Golden Horn Records
Tickets


Neva Duo Concerts

Sounds from the Sultan’s Court : The Neva Duo
January 13 & 14th, 2006 - Smithsonian, Washington DC


Ahenk Duo Concerts

October 26 & December 5, 2005
Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
Harbiye, Istanbul, Turkey

Ahenk Duo - Derya Türkan & Murat Aydemir - West Coast (U.S.) Tour - September 2005


Recording Releases

Ihsan Özgen, Linda Burman-Hall & Lux Musica
Cantemir: Music in Istanbul and Ottoman Europe around 1700
(GHP 019-2)
Release Date: March 18, 2004
Press Release

Veretski Pass
Traditional East European Jewish Music
(GHP 020-2)
Release Date: May 5, 2004
Press Release

Rajeev Taranath
Rasarang - North Indian Classical Music
(GHP 021-2)
Release Date: March 22, 2004
Press Release

Salih Bilgin & Murat Aydemir
Nevâ
Turkish & Ottoman Classical Music
(GHP 022-2)
Release Date: January 29, 2005
Press Release

Mesut Özgen
Troubadour
Folk Inspired Classical Guitar Music
(GHP 023-2)
Release Date: September 29, 2004
Press Release


Deepak Ram Concerts

July 14, 2006 Friday, 8 PM
Deepak Ram - bansuri
Pt. Anindo Chatterjee - tabla
North Indian classical music concert
Pacific Cultural Center
1307 Seabright Ave (at Broadway)
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

March 31, 2006 Friday
North Indian classical music concert
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Accompanied by Aditya Kalyanpur on tabla

March 5, 2006 Sunday 4 PM
North Indian Clasical music concert
Deepak Ram - bansuri
Debopriyo Sarkar - tabla
Sudev Sheth - tabla
Concert Location:
Julia Morgan Center for the Arts
2640 College Avenue - Berkeley, CA 94704
For information and tickets, please contact
Natasha Dandavati: (510) 295-3105
Lakshmi Reddy: (949) 306-4121
E-mail: induschairs@berkeley.edu
Advanced and Door Prices: $20 Adults, $15 Students
CBON Ticket Line (925) 798-1300
Presented by Indus

February 25, 2006 Saturday 7 PM
North Indian classical music concert
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Accompanied by Anil Datar on tabla
Concert Location:
Thomas Duncan Community Hall
619 Ferry St. Lafayette,IN 47901
Tickets: $ 10 Students, $ 15 General
Presented by:
Indian Classical Music Association of Purdue

May 21, 2005, 1 PM
North Indian classical music concert
Mithas Utsav ~ A Celebration of Indian Music
Deepak Ram (bansuri)
Jerry Leake (tabla)
Wong Auditorium
MIT, Cambridge
Salem, MA
For more information, contact Deepak Singh (617) 258-7971

May 4, 2005 Wednesday
North Indian classical music concert
Freight & Salvage
1111 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
Deepak Ram (bansuri)
w/ Debobryo Sarkar (tabla)
Telephone: (510) 548-1761
Freight & Salvage

April 2, 2005 Saturday, 8 PM
Deepak Ram Trio
Deepak Ram - bansuri
Jerry Leake - tabla, percussion
Michael Rivard - acoustic double bass & electric bass
Satalla, New York, NY
37 West 26th St, New York City
(212) 576-1155

March 30, 2005
New England Conservatory (Workshop)
Boston, MA

March 19, 2005 Saturday
North Indian classical music concert
Open Secret
San Rafael, CA
Deepak Ram (bansuri)
w/ Debobryo Sarkar (tabla)

March 18, 2005 Friday
Deepak Ram & Kai Eckhart
Tangents Party
San Francisco, CA

March 13, 2005 Sunday, 7: 30 PM

North Indian classical music concert
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
Santa Cruz, CA
Deepak Ram (bansuri)
w/ Abhiman Kaushal (tabla)

February 24, 2005

North Indian classical music concert
University of Colorado at Denver, King Center
Denver, CO
Deepak Ram (bansuri)
w/ Abhiman Kaushal (tabla)
Deepak Ram

December 26, 2004, 7:30 PM
Istanbul, Turkey
Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
North Indian classical music concert
Deepak Ram (bansuri)
w/ Abhiman Kaushal (tabla)
Meet the artists at Lale Plak in Tunnel District, Istanbul, December 26th, 2004, 2PM

July 6th - August 1st, 2004
Nada Brahman - Sacred Sound in Indian Classical Music
Explore the fascinating realm of Indian Classical Music with master musician, teacher and composer Deepak Ram.
A Summer Institute Program at Mount Madonna Center, Watsonville, California
Format: Approximately 15 hours per week. For musicians, 6 hours additional instruction.
For information and Registration: Mount Madonna Center, 445 Summit Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076
Website: Mount Madonna Center
E-mail: programs@mountmadonna.org
Telephone: (408) 847-0406, Fax: (408) 847-2683

April 3 - April 24, 2004
Deepak Ram & Anuradha Pal Tour ( April 2004 ) in the USA

Full schedule and details

March 28, 2004
Deepak Ram (bansuri), Arnab Chakrabarty (Sarod) & Debopriyo Sarkar (Tabla)
SURABHI
Clemson University, Atlanta

March 5 & 6, 2004
Deepak Ram - Porter College visiting artist Arts and Lecture series
New Dimensions in Classical Guitar
UCSC Music Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, California
World premier of new composition for classical guitar and bansuri by Deepak Ram with award-winning guitarist Mesut Ozgen

Golden Horn Records will be at
the 17th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference & Strictly Mundial
February 24-27, 2005 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Acoustic Player Magazine features an interview and performance by Mesut Özgen. Click here to watch and listen.


An article about Mesut Özgen at The Light Millenium by Adam Cotton. Click here to read.


Derya Türkan & Sokratis Sinopoulos - Musical Workshop Labyrinth

From July 7th to 13th, 2005
Choudetsi Village, Crete, Greece
Turkish kemence seminar by Sokratis Sinopoulos and Derya Turkan
To register for the workshop and arrange accommodations:
Contact: info@labyrinthmusic.gr, www.labyrinthmusic.gr
Telephone: 0030 2810 741 027



Veretski Pass Schedule
March 18, 2006 Saturday 8:15 PM Philharmonie, Haarlem, NL (0900-7445427) - Presented by Stichting Kultoer
March 26, 2006, 2:30 PM Landgoed Roepaen , Ottersum, NL (0485-516070) - Presented by Stichting Kultoer
March 27, 2006, 7:30 PM with Klezgoyim ,Theater am Leibnizplatz, Bremer shakespeare company, Bremen
March 28, 2006 Brotfabrik, Bonn
March 29, 8:00 PM De Centrale , Gent, BE (0032-9-2659828) - Presented by Stichting Kultoer
March 30, 2006, 8:15 PM Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, NL (020-6718345) - Presented by Stichting Kultoer
March 31, 2006, 8:15 PM Aegtenkapel, Amersfoort, NL ((033-4229229) - Presented by Stichting Kultoer
April 1, 2006, 8:30 PM RASA, Utrecht, NL (030-2330123) - Presented by Stichting Kultoer
April 4, 7:30 PM Oberanger Theater , Munich
April 5, 2006 Kulturforum, Hallein, Austria
April 6, 2006 Sargfabrik, Vienna
April 29-30, 2006 KlezCalifornia, Palo Alto, CA
August 13-18, 2006 KlezFestLondon
August 20-25, 2006 KlezFestUkraine, Kiev


September 20, 2005
At Freight and Salvage
1111 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94702
Tickets: $ 17.50 advance tickets
(Priority Seating with advance tickets at 7:30 PM)
Tickets online
Charge by phone: (866) 468-3399

September 17, 2005
KlezCalifornia
San Francisco / Berkeley, CA

June 24-26, 2005
California Traditional Music Society Summer Solstice Festival
Encino, CA

March 6, 2005

Klezmer Festival, Kulture Forum, Grosse Hall
6:00 PM Lecture,
7:30 PM Concert
Fuerth, Germany

Veretski Pass - Schedule - 2004 & 2005

April 2004- - Klezmerwelten, Gelsenkirchen, Germany,
April 19, 2004 - Apex: Göttingen, Germany
June 20-25, 2004 - KlezCalifornia
June 28-July 2, 2004 - Albuquerque Academy: Albuquerque, New Mexico
July 6, 2004 7:30 PM - Berkeley, CA, Freight & Salvage
July 7, 2004 7:30 PM - Santa Cruz, CA, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, presented by ZookBeat
July 11, 2004 - Walnut Creek, CA, Contra Costa JCC
July 24-31, 2004 - Weimar, Germany
October 7, 2004 - Niederstetten, Germany
October 8, 2004 - Schlachthof: Sigmaringen, Germany
October 9, 2004 - Deutsches Harmonikamuseum: Trossingen, Germany
October 16 & 17, 2004 - Accordion Festival, San Antonio, TX

January 25-30, 2005
Cultural Arts Program
Buffalo, WY

February 14-16, 2005
Marshall University in Huntington West VA
Residency and Concert


Pt. Rajeev Taranath Concerts
with Abhiman Kaushal (tabla)

Rajeev Taranath is one of the foremost exponents of the Sarod. Today one of the top ranking performers of the Maihar gharana, this master musician’s concerts have been distinguished by deep introspection and a highly disciplined approach to the development of a raga. Pt. Taranath is the recipient of several awards, among them the Sangeet Natak Academy award in 1999-2000. He is presently a visiting artist at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles. In performances throughout the world, he has been acclaimed for his technical virtuosity, inspired imagination and emotional range.

March 25, 2005, Friday, 7:00 PM
Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
World Acoustic Series / WNUR
$20, $18 Old Town School members, $16 seniors and kids
Concert Page

April 22, 2005
CalArts
Los Angeles, California

May 22, 2005
New Delhi, India

October 6, 2005, Thursday, 7:30 PM
Middlebury College, Vermont
Center for the Arts Concert Hall

Presented by: Middlebury College Center for the Arts
Route 30 South, Middlebury, VT 05753

Concert Page

October 8, 2005, Saturday, 6 PM
India Community Center
555 Los Coches St
Milpitas, California
Presented by: Basant Bahar
Tickets: Gen Adm: $15 , Seniors/Students: $10, Basant Bahar members:Free
Concert Page
Directions


October 15, 2005, Saturday
, 7:30 PM
UC Santa Cruz
Music Center Recital Hall
UCSC Ticket Office, Phone: (831)-459-2159
Santa Cruz, California
Concert Page

October 21, 2005, Friday, 8 PM
Carleton College Concert Hall
Northfeld, Minnesota
Information: (507) 646-4347

October 22, 2005, Saturday, 7:30 PM
Indian Music Society of Minnesota
Recital Hall
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota
Information : (651) 698-0774, (651) 787-0497

November 10, 2005 Thursday, 7 PM
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Samsung Hall
Information: (415)581-3500


"As I made my journey for the "Maneangaladalli Maathukathe" programme, featuring Dr Rajeev Taranath, the recent memories of his Ramdasi-Malhar, a rarely heard monsoon raga was still lingering in my mind. That rainy evening, the sarod sounded like a stream in the misty mountains.", Account of a musical journey, Deccan Herald, Spectrum Complete Article

"A subtle and versatile mind was in evidence as Pt. Rajiv Taranath played the sarod.", The Hindu Complete Article

February 26, 2005
University of Colorado, Boulder
Old Main Hall
Boulder, CO

February 10, 2005
Colorado University
Colorado Springs, CO

November 19, 2004, 8:00 PM
Oberlin College Conservatory
Oberlin, OH

September 30, 2004, 8 PM
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM
NMSU Music Recital Hall
Tickets

May 7th, 2004, Friday, 8 PM
U.C. Riverside, The Performance Lab
Fine Arts Building, Riverside, California
More information

March 28, 2004, Sunday, 7:30 PM
Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-2 Ceder Street, Santa Cruz, California
Tickets and more information


Barbaros Erköse Concerts

June 15, 2005
Istanbul @ Babylon


Mesut Özgen Concerts

November 6, 2005, 7 PM
Solo Recital at "Palazzo House Concert Series"
220 Spring Street
Santa Cruz, CA
$20 adults / $10 children (12 & under) & seniors
Seats are limited, please make reservations in advance.

November 13, 2005 Sunday 7 PM

10th Boston Turkish Festival
Tower Auditorium, Tower Building
Massachusetts College of Art
621 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Directions and tickets

November 14, 2005, Monday 8 PM

An Evening of Folk Inspired Classical Guitar Music with Mesut Özgen
iNVCC Ernst Cultural Center
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003
Directions
Presented by ATA-DC

"Özgen’s playing is stunningly versatile and expressive throughout.", Acoustic Guitar Magazine Complete Review

"Özgen displayed his dazzling classical guitar playing...Crystalline notes glistened in "Variations on an Anatolian Folk Song" by Carlo Domeniconi. Here, sensitive phrasing delineated various treatments of the haunting tune...", Santa Cruz Sentinel, Phyllis Rosenblum: Classical Beat Complete Review


Mystical Music of Istanbul: Byzantine Chant & Sufi Music
The Romeiko Ensemble
featuring Turkish musicians Cengiz Onural, Salih Bilgin & Murat Aydemir

December 11, 2004, Saturday, 8:00 PM
St. Mary’s Times Square, 145 West 46th Street, NYC
$30; students $15    
Info/charges (212) 545-7536      
World Music Institute


The Whirling Dervishes of Turkey

April 22, 2004
Cleveland Art Museum

April 24, 2004 Saturday 8 PM
Town Hall, 123 West 43 Street, New York City
Presented by World Music Institute
Information (212) 545-7536


Incesaz In Concert with Soloists Dilek Türkan & Zuhal Olcay

April 12th, 2004 Monday 8:30 PM
Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Esat Isik Caddesi, 15-Moda, Kadiköy
Telephone: 0-216-345-3939


Lakshmi Shankar, Shweta Jhaveri & Anuradha Pal
Masters of Indian Music

April 3, 2004, Saturday, 8:00 pm
Peter Jay SharpTheatre @ Symphony Space
Broadway & 95th Street, New York
$35, $30 / WMI Friends $30, $26


This all-female group features three artists who are prominent in Indian classical music: Lakshmi Shankar, one of India’s foremost vocalists for over 50 years; Shweta Jhaveri, a disciple of Pandit Jasraj who is one of India’s most accomplished classical vocalists of the younger generation; and India’s first professional tabla female tabla player, Anuradha Pal, a disciple of Zakir Hussain who has enthralled audiences with her remarkable drumming.

“...Shankar holds her listeners spell bound...” Times of India


Maffy Falay Concerts

July 7, 2005 Thursday
@ Babylon, Istanbul
12th International Istanbul Jazz Festival

July 11, 2005 Sunday
@ Babylon, Istanbul

Elvan Araci Jazz Quartet with Guest Artist Muvaffak Maffy Falay
12th International Istanbul Jazz Festival


Mesut Özgen and Friends in a Multimedia Performance

"New Dimensions in Classical Guitar"
Program includes five premieres, featuring works by Christopher Pratorius, Robert Strizich, Pablo Ortiz, Robert Beaser, Anthony Gilbert, Anthony Newman, Carlo Domeniconi, Deepak Ram, and Benjamin Verdery.

Visual Artists: Gustavo Vazquez (video and stage choreography), Peter Elsea (digital images and multimedia design), and David Lee Cuthbert (scenic/lighting design and stage choreography). Guest Performers: Deepak Ram (bansuri), Annette Bauer (recorder), and Lauren Rasmussen (soprano).

Friday, March 5, 2004, 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 6, 2004, 7:30 PM

"New Dimensions in Classical Guitar"
Presented by the UCSC Arts & Lectures, as part of the 2003-04 Arts & Lectures season at the University of California Santa Cruz Music Center Recital Hall, $23/$19 call: 831-459-2159 or Tickets

Saturday, March 13, 2004, 8 PM
"New Dimensions in Classical Guitar"
Presented by the Pajaro Valley Performing Arts Association, as part of the 2004 season Artists-in-Residence Performance Series at the Mello Center for the Performing Arts, 250 E. Beach St. Watsonville, CA.
$16/$13 call: 831-763-4047


April 23, 2005 Saturday, 8 PM
An Evening of folk inspired Classical Guitar Music
influenced by Turkish, American, Spanish and Latin American traditions
featuring
Mesut Özgen, guitar
with special guest Gaben Chancellor, multimedia designer
Presented by The Cabrillo College Distinguished Artists Concert & Lecture Series
Works by Chris Pratorius, Robert Beaser, Carlo Domeniconi, Pablo Ortiz, Mesut Özgen, and Benjamin Verdery
Resurrection Church of Aptos
7600 Soquel Drive, Aptos.
$18 general, $14 seniors, students
Cabrillo College Box Office: 831-479-6331
Distinguished Artists Concert and Lectures


Derya Türkan & Sokratis Sinopoulos - Letter from Istanbul
Concert in Istanbul

March 1st, 2004 Monday 8:30 PM
Beyoglu SES Concerts 2004 Series


Neva Özgen with Atlas Ensemble

De kleine Bosatlas - nieuwe avonturen
February 22, 2004 Deen Haag, Holland
February 24, 2004 Amsterdam, Holland
February 25, 2004 Groningen, Holland

Ed Spanjaard - conductor
Barbara Hannigan - soprano
Neva Özgen - kemence
Wu Wei - sheng
Makiko Goto - koto
Mattijs Koene - pan flute
Karin Preslmayr - viola da gamba
Fang Weiling - erhu/zheng


Mystical Music of Istanbul -Byzantine & Sufi Music
Romeiko Ensemble

December 13, 2003, Saturday 8:00 pm
St. Bartholomew’s Church

Park Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets, New York
$30 / World Music Institute Members $26

The Romeiko Ensemble is an innovative group comprised of specialists in Byzantine chant and the court music of the Byzantine Palace, as well as the court and Sufi music of the Ottoman Empire. The Romeiko features 15 exceptional vocalists (cantors) from the U.S. and Greece, and five of the most prominent instrumentalists from Turkey. It is led by Dr. Yiorgos Bilalis, who has performed worldwide as a psaltes with Byzantine choirs and as a hafiz in Sufi ceremonies. The program will include Christmas hymns and carols, and Mevlevi Sufi devotional songs.


Rough Guide to the Music of Turkey

"Yalvaris", a track from our release Lingo Lingo by Barbaros Erköse Ensemble appears in newly released compilation of Turkish music by World Music Network. Other artists include Sezen Aksu, Ebru Gündes, Sibel Can, Ümit Sayin, Levent Yüksel, Ajda Pekkan, Grup Yorum, Laço Tayfa & Hüsnü Senlendirici, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Belkis Akkale, Birol Topaloglu, Kemani Cemal Cinarli, Kudsi Erguner Ensemble and Mevlana Kültür & Sanat Vakfi Sanatcilari.


Istanbul Music and Sema Group

Australia
October 9, 2003 Melbourne - Melbourne Concert Hall
October 21, 2003 Melbourne - Melbourne Concert Hall
October 24, 2003 Sydney - Sydney Opera House
October 25, 2003 Sydney - Sydney Opera House
October 27, 2003 Brisbane - Brisbane Opera House

United States
December 6, 2003 - Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Museum of Art


Pt. Rajeev Taranath In Concert, Berkeley, California

April 19, 2003 Saturday, 8:00 PM

Pt. Rajeev Taranath - sarod
Abhiman Kaushal - tabla

Julia Morgan Center for the Arts
2640 College Avenue - Berkeley, CA 94704

Tickets: Adults $ 22, Seniors/Students $ 18.
Tickets can be purchased by calling Community Box Office Network at (925) 798-1300


Barbaros Erköse Ensemble - Sweden & Denmark Tour

April 2 - April 14, 2003


Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Beauty in Diversity

News from Golden Horn Records, January-March 2003

News from Golden Horn Records, December 2002


News from Golden Horn Records, November 2002


News from Golden Horn Records, July 2002

News from Golden Horn Records, June 2002

Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Prasad

Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Legacy

Press Release: Golden Horn Releases Letter from Istanbul