Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble performs folk, classical and Sufi music from the Turkish, Arabic and Armenian traditions.
Led by oud player, Eric LaPerna, the group also features violinist, Michael Gallant; guitarist, Jeremey Zela, and percussionist, Doug Andrews.
At today’s concert you’ll be hearing Armenian and Turkish music including:
Zeytoun – Armenia | Hepsi Yolandir – Turkey | Dari Lolo – Armenia | Sirdus Vera – Udi Hrant (Armenia) | Hele Hele – Armenia | Tamzara – Armenia | Hasret – Omar | Faruk Tekbilek (Turkey) | Zahit Bizi – Turkey | Gozlerim -Turkey | Sisler -Turkey
And some Arabic music as well, including:
Shashkin -Traditional | Riad Longa – Riad Al Sonbatii (Egypt) | Hadouni – Traditional | Fog El Nahkel – Traditional | Tahmilla – Traditional | Aya Zein – Traditional
The Casco Bay Islands Concert Series is free to the public because of the support of our sponsors: As a nonprofit, we also rely on individual donations.
We thank our sponsors and YOU for your generosity.
CONCERT SERIES SCHEDULE
July 7: Wed, 6:30-7:30 pm on Peaks Island: Titus Abbott Collective
July 15: Thurs. 3:00-4:00 pm on Great Diamond Island: Reflections on the Tango with Timothy Burris and Lydia Forbes
July 22: Thurs., 5:00-6:00 pm on Long Island: VentiCordi with Dean Stein and Kathleen McNerne
Aug. 5, Thurs., 2:00-3:00 pm on Chebeague Island: Fiddle and Piano Music with Ed Pearlman and Neil Pearlman
Sept 19 : Sun., 5:00-6:00 pm on Peaks Island: Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble led by Eric LaPerna