Songs of İstanbul, Şevval Sam & Çisem Özkurt
June 17, 2023
Oude Luxor Theatre

Songs of Istanbul brings the historical and cultural richness of Istanbul to the Dutch stage with its own songs while preserving the historical traditions of Istanbul with the great singer Şevval Sam and successful violinist Çisem Özkurt, accompanied by traditional instruments and modern arrangements.

Istanbul, where the East and the West meet, is one of the most famous cities in the world with its history, geographical location, and cultural background. For more than 2000 years, Istanbul has served as a meeting point for people from different nations, many of them leaving their mark on its colorful cultural heritage. Of course, music was one of the biggest elements of this heritage. The music from Istanbul connects people in different countries still today since many songs from İstanbul are still played in different countries all around the area of the old Ottoman Empire.
*Produced by Sahmeran Entertainment