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“Nour in Concert: Ex Orient Lux” – Ohanessian Lecture and Concert, November 1

November 1, 2007IASEvents0

NOURishing itself from Middle Eastern polyglot folk traditions, NOUR – Pomegranate in Armenian, Divine Light in Arabic – sings in Armenian, Kurdish, Turkish, Ladino, Arabic, Hebrew, Assyrian, and Greek. The Ex Oriente Lux concert series strives to illuminate the New World with the Divine Light that NOUR brought from the Old one. This concert will be held in honor of Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist who was assasinated in Istanbul last spring and who spoke at the University of Minnesota for the Turkish-Armenian Workshop. Features Ayda Erbal: Lead Vocals, Daf, Dumbek, Percussions; Ozan Aksoy: Vocals, Saz, Kaval, Ney, Percussions; Bedross Der Matossian: Keyboards, Shvi, Duduk, Vocals; Z. Umut Turem: Oud, Vocals; and Ramzi El Edlibi: Daf, Dumbek, Riqq, Davoul, Percussions, Vocals. Cosponsored by The Center for German and European Studies, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, The Department of History, The European Studies Consortium, The Institute for Global Studies, Modern Greek Studies, The Ohanessian Chair in CLA, and The Ted Mann Concert Hall.

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