Topic: Musical worlds

Bandista in concert at the SO36 in Berlin (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

The Turkish music collective Bandista

"Every resistance movement has its own voice"

Shahram Nazeri (source: MEHR)

Iranian musician Shahram Nazeri

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The Persian nightingale and the flowers of hope

Yasmine Hamdan (photo: Nadim Asfar)

Interview with Yasmine Hamdan

"I Am a Nomad"

Raid Yosif (photo: private copyright)

Iraqi Pop Music

Raid Yousif – A Superstar in Limbo

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam & Barbad Project im Rahmen des New Sounds of Iran Festivals 2013; Foto: DW/S. Kasraeian

"New Sounds of Iran"

Busting Geographical and Cultural Boundaries

Akram at the Morgenland Festival in Osnabrück (photo: Morgenland-Festival)

Oriental Music Festival in Germany

The Silenced Sounds of Baghdad

Aynur Dogan (photo: aynurdogan.net)

Interview with the Kurdish Singer Aynur Dogan

Resisting the Wind

Interview with Choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

"I Don't Mix Cultures, I Translate"

Davide Martello playing his piano in Taksim Square, Istanbul (photo: Reuters)

The Piano Man of Taksim Square

Playing for Peace

The four members of the Berlin-based group Cyminology (photo: Kai von Rabenau/ECM Records)

The Music Group Cyminology

A Global Sound, but without the Global Clichés

The Pan-Arab Youth Orchestra in concert in Berlin (photo: Kai Bienert/Young Euro Classic)

Pan-Arab Youth Orchestra

Music to Combat Hopelessness

Youssra El Hawary and her band members Sedky Sakhr and Shady el Hosseiny (photo: Bashir Wagih)

Interview with Youssra El Hawary

Music of a Quiet Revolution

The organisers of the Bliss Festival (from left to right): Salar Aghili, Benedikt Fuhrmann and Ali Abdolazimi (photo: kampnagel.de)

Images of Iran in the West

Unpicking the Negatives

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (center) attended a performance of his own opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail while visiting Berlin in 1789 (photo: Wikipedia)

Islam in European Classical Music

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As-salam alaykum Resounding from the Minaret

The Turkish pianist Fazil Say (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Turkish Pianist Fazil Say Sentenced for Insulting Islam

Playing the Wrong Tune

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