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"Othello in the Seraglio" a coffee house opera

New Egland Concervatory, Brown Hall, Boston, MA

 

a coffeehouse opera produced by Dunya

conceived and composed by Mehmet Ali Sanlikol

coffeehouse opera concept

developed by Robert Labaree

based on: The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare,

Un Capitano Moro (A Moorish Captain) by Giovanbattista Giraldi,

and K?zlara?as?'n?n Pi?i (The Bastard of the Chief Black Eunuch) by Resad Ekrem Ko?u

music from 16th and 17th century sources from Europe and Turkey arranged, with original music, by Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol

script by Robert Labaree and additional Turkish poetry by Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol

featuring, Meddah Hayali [ Max Sklar, a speaking role] : a traditional Ottoman coffeehouse storyteller S?mb?l A?a [ Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol, tenor] : an aged, retired chief black eunuch of the Ottoman court Suzan [ Camila Parias, soprano] : a European slave girl who becomes the wife of S?mb?l Frenk Mustafa [ Michael Barrett, baritone] : S?mb?l's aide, a former European slave Saadet [ Burcu G?le?, contralto]: Suzan's maid, a Turkish village woman trained in the palace and, Michael Barrett , lute, recorders * Beth Bahia Cohen , kemane (spike fiddle), violin, ?iftetelli (octave violin) * Burcu G?le? , kas?k (wooden spoons), parmak zili (finger cymbals), castanets * Robert Labaree , ?eng (Ottoman harp), voice * Carol Lewis , gamba * Steven Lundahl , sackbut, trumpet, recorders * Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol, ud (short-necked lute), ney (cane flute), zurna (double reed pipe) * Dan Stillman , sackbut, trumpet, dulcian * George Lernis and Bertram Lehmann , percussion: nekkare (small kettledrums),davul (bass drum), darbuka (hour glass shaped drum), bendir (frame drum), daire (frame drum with bells) , gongs , cymbals , talking drum, bombo and k?s (large kettledrums)

Free Age limit: All ages

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"Othello in the Seraglio" a coffee house opera

Harvard University, Holden Chapel, Cambridge, MA

 

a coffeehouse opera produced by Dunya

conceived and composed by Mehmet Ali Sanlikol

coffeehouse opera concept

developed by Robert Labaree

based on: The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare,

Un Capitano Moro (A Moorish Captain) by Giovanbattista Giraldi,

and K?zlara?as?'n?n Pi?i (The Bastard of the Chief Black Eunuch) by Resad Ekrem Ko?u

music from 16th and 17th century sources from Europe and Turkey arranged, with original music, by Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol

script by Robert Labaree and additional Turkish poetry by Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol

featuring, Meddah Hayali [ Max Sklar, a speaking role] : a traditional Ottoman coffeehouse storyteller S?mb?l A?a [ Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol, tenor] : an aged, retired chief black eunuch of the Ottoman court Suzan [ Camila Parias, soprano] : a European slave girl who becomes the wife of S?mb?l Frenk Mustafa [ Michael Barrett, baritone] : S?mb?l's aide, a former European slave Saadet [ Burcu G?le?, contralto]: Suzan's maid, a Turkish village woman trained in the palace and, Michael Barrett , lute, recorders * Beth Bahia Cohen , kemane (spike fiddle), violin, ?iftetelli (octave violin) * Burcu G?le? , kas?k (wooden spoons), parmak zili (finger cymbals), castanets * Robert Labaree , ?eng (Ottoman harp), voice * Carol Lewis , gamba * Steven Lundahl , sackbut, trumpet, recorders * Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol, ud (short-necked lute), ney (cane flute), zurna (double reed pipe) * Dan Stillman , sackbut, trumpet, dulcian * George Lernis and Bertram Lehmann , percussion: nekkare (small kettledrums),davul (bass drum), darbuka (hour glass shaped drum), bendir (frame drum), daire (frame drum with bells) , gongs , cymbals , talking drum, bombo and k?s (large kettledrums)

$15 Age limit: All ages

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"Othello in the Seraglio" a coffee house opera

Smith College, Sweeney Concert Hall, Northampton, MA

 

a coffeehouse opera produced by Dunya

conceived and composed by Mehmet Ali Sanlikol

coffeehouse opera concept

developed by Robert Labaree

based on: The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare,

Un Capitano Moro (A Moorish Captain) by Giovanbattista Giraldi,

and K?zlara?as?'n?n Pi?i (The Bastard of the Chief Black Eunuch) by Resad Ekrem Ko?u

music from 16th and 17th century sources from Europe and Turkey arranged, with original music, by Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol

script by Robert Labaree and additional Turkish poetry by Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol

featuring, Meddah Hayali [ Max Sklar, a speaking role] : a traditional Ottoman coffeehouse storyteller S?mb?l A?a [ Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol, tenor] : an aged, retired chief black eunuch of the Ottoman court Suzan [ Camila Parias, soprano] : a European slave girl who becomes the wife of S?mb?l Frenk Mustafa [ Michael Barrett, baritone] : S?mb?l's aide, a former European slave Saadet [ Burcu G?le?, contralto]: Suzan's maid, a Turkish village woman trained in the palace and, Michael Barrett , lute, recorders * Beth Bahia Cohen , kemane (spike fiddle), violin, ?iftetelli (octave violin) * Burcu G?le? , kas?k (wooden spoons), parmak zili (finger cymbals), castanets * Robert Labaree , ?eng (Ottoman harp), voice * Carol Lewis , gamba * Steven Lundahl , sackbut, trumpet, recorders * Mehmet Ali Sanl?kol, ud (short-necked lute), ney (cane flute), zurna (double reed pipe) * Dan Stillman , sackbut, trumpet, dulcian * George Lernis and Bertram Lehmann , percussion: nekkare (small kettledrums),davul (bass drum), darbuka (hour glass shaped drum), bendir (frame drum), daire (frame drum with bells) , gongs , cymbals , talking drum, bombo and k?s (large kettledrums)

Free Age limit: All ages

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