Carnegie Hall Presents

World Views

Scintillating and intoxicating melodies from Turkey, Sardinia, and India transport audiences. Omar Faruk Tekbilek is one of the foremost interpreters of Sufi, folk, and contemporary music of the Middle East, while Sardinia-born Paolo Angeli fuses jazz accents on to the music of his homeland. There is also be a celebration of Indian classical music with sarod master Amjad Ali Khan.
November 4, 2017
Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod
January 26, 2018
Paolo Angeli, Guitar and Vocals
April 14, 2018
Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Ney, Vocals, Baglama, Zurna, and Percussion

Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod

Zankel Hall
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 8:30 PM

Performers

Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod
Additional artists to be announced
Amjad Ali Khan is one of India's most celebrated classical musicians. Heir to a long and distinguished musical lineage, he is the leading exponent of the Gwalior gharana, a highly lyrical style popular at the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. For this performance, he will be accompanied by two tabla players.

Paolo Angeli, Guitar and Vocals

Zankel Hall
Friday, January 26, 2018 | 8:30 PM

Performers

Paolo Angeli, Guitar and Vocals
From the island of Sardinia, Paolo Angeli draws on the folk heritage of his homeland, adding elements of jazz, early music, and other genres to create an intriguing sound that is hard to categorize. His instrument, a prepared guitar with multiple strings and pedal-controlled effects, becomes a veritable orchestra.

Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Ney, Vocals, Baglama, Zurna, and Percussion

Zankel Hall
Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 8:30 PM

Performers

Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Ney, Vocals, Baglama, Zurna, and Percussion
Hasan Isakkut, Kanun
River Guerguerian, Percussion
Itamar Erez, Acoustic Guitar
Born in the Turkish city of Adana to a musical family, Omar Faruk Tekbilek is a brilliant interpreter of Sufi , folk, and contemporary music of the Middle East and Mediterranean. An evocative vocalist and virtuoso on several instruments, he has been a major force in world music since the 1970s.