The Edmonton Chamber Music Society


Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI

Jordi Savall
Jordi Savall  |  Viola da gamba
photo: Vico Chamla

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
8 PM  
|  Tickets

10209 – 123 Street  |  Edmonton, AB  Map

For 39 years Hespèrion XXI and Jordi Savall , the foremost viola da gamba player of our time, have led the way into the vibrant world of mediaeval, renaissance and baroque music.

Their program explores Istanbul, music from the Ottoman Empire in dialogue with the Armenian, Greek and Sephardic traditions. This program features Eastern instruments with kanun, oud, ney and duduk, santur and vièle à archet.



Music from the Ottoman Empire in dialogue with the Armenian, Greek & Sephardic traditions

Taksim, a style of Balkan and Middle Eastern musical improvisation, on Sephardic, Armenian, Turkish and Greek themes, featuring oud, kanun, santur and other instruments.

HESPÈRION XXI and musicians from Turkey (Hakan Güngör, kanun, Yurdal Tokcan, oud) , Armenia (Haïg Sarikouyoumdjian, ney & duduk), Greece (Dimitri Psonis, santur), Morocco (Driss El Maloumi, oud), and Spain (David Mayoral, percussions)

Jordi Savall (vièle à archet, lyre & Director, Hesperion XXI)

Thank you to our sponsors:

The City of Edmonton VUE Weekly The Gramophone Alberta Foundation for the Arts Corporate Copy YEG Live CKUA Radio Network Edmonton Arts Council

Please note that all concerts are subject to change without notice.