A Musical View of Istanbul

Pera Adult

  • February 18, 2024 / 14:00

Participants who take a guided tour of the exhibition On the Spot: Panoramic Gaze on Istanbul, a History examine panoramas that have been used to document Istanbul's natural and urban elements. In a workshop led by music therapist Danny D. Kora, participants embark on a musical journey towards the polyphonic nature of Istanbul. Drawing inspiration from a composition transcribed by Henri Kowalski for the panoramic display of Istanbul at the 1900 Paris World Fair, participants listen to both the city's sounds and their rhythms, using techniques and tools such as musical instruments, musical communication, and songwriting.

Instructor: Danny D. Kora
Capacity: 10 people
Duration: 90 minutes
Fee per workshop: 300 TL
Fee per workshop for students: 150 TL (Participants are requested to show their student IDs at the entrance.)

The event will take place at the Pera Museum (face-to-face).
For more information: ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr

About Danny D. Kora
Danny D. Kora, a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Therapy, has been working with children and adults in Istanbul since 2008. His areas of expertise include mental health, trauma rehabilitation, and the developmental needs of children. A member of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM) and the Art Psychotherapies Association (SPD), Kora plays a variety of musical instruments including guitar, percussion, vocals, piano, drums, bağlama, oud, harmonica, and ney. Contributing to the field of music therapy with projects, book chapters, and articles both domestically and internationally, Kora is also known as Danny Lundmark.

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