Dareyn combines the mystical sound of the kemenche – with its heritage of traditional music originating from Istanbul and the Silk Road – and the deep-rooted sound of the cello in a contemporary fashion.Their repertoire takes its inspiration from the beauty of modality, the dynamic character of bowing and the rich world of rhythms. Their music, through blended improvisations and unique compositions, creates dialogues where the existence of unspoken narratives is present in the imagination of each listener.
Dareyn’s latest collaboration features two renowned artists: Franz von Chossy and Vinsent Planjer. This collaboration will add a more jazzy flavor to Dareyn’s exotic palette.The artists’ passion for creating the unexpected leads to a repertoire filled with euphonic purity and bursts of high adrenaline, through poetic compositions and highly dynamic improvisations. The artists intent to trigger the deepest base human emotions, from melancholy to ecstatic passion, journeying deeply into the realm of dreams. This remarkable musical adventure will fully explore their creative reach in blending classical, jazz, and world music.
Emine Bostanci (TR) plays the Istanbul kemenche in an unparalleled way, charming the instrument into channeling her purest emotions, leaving no heart untouched. Her voice etches itself deep inside your spirit. Her touch on the Cretan lyra blends her unique Ottoman-based style with the traditional Greek approach. Her lyricism leads to fairytale-like compositions, while her strong vision and determination transform ordinary musical pieces into spiritual awakenings.
Maya Fridman (NL) plays the cello not just with her implements, but with full mind and spirit, leaving her listeners gasping for breath after one of her celebrated high intensity performances. Her voice seamlessly connects with her instrument, raising the musical experience to a spiritual level. Her passion for new music has led to an unparalleled dynamic in her improvisation and compositional approach.
- Emine Bostanci [TR] // Istanbul kemenche, Cretan lyra, vocal
- Maya Fridman [NL] // cello, vocal
- Franz von Chossy [DE] // piano
- Vinsent Planjer [NL] // percussion
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