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The Philhellenes: Music from Smyrne

Sat 20 June 2020
8:00pm - 9:40pm
Kew Court House

188 High Street
Kew VIC 3101

Cost
$32 Adult, $27 Concession
Accessible
06/20/2020 8:00pm 06/20/2020 9:40pm The Philhellenes: Music from Smyrne The Philhellenes return to Kew Court House with a cross-cultural musical feast: Music from Smyrne. This music, born in Istanbul’s Café Aman and Anatolian taverns during the early 1900s, became integral in shifting the cultural landscape of mainland Greece forever. Featuring instruments prominent between 1910 and 1930, this performance highlights some of the most notable songs from that period and brings to light the rich, multicultural musical communities that existed in the region at that time. Join the Philhellenes for a night of music and culture.   Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes Interval: Yes , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

The Philhellenes return to Kew Court House with a cross-cultural musical feast: Music from Smyrne.

This music, born in Istanbul’s Café Aman and Anatolian taverns during the early 1900s, became integral in shifting the cultural landscape of mainland Greece forever.

Featuring instruments prominent between 1910 and 1930, this performance highlights some of the most notable songs from that period and brings to light the rich, multicultural musical communities that existed in the region at that time.

Join the Philhellenes for a night of music and culture.  

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Interval: Yes

Contact
Boroondara Arts
Category
Music
Performance