Turkish Mystic Sufi scholar and musician Latif Bolat will present music, poetry, Sufi mystic stories, and images from the ancient landof Turkey. Bolat plays songs called “Ilahi” and “Nefes,” from the Anatolian peninsula. The lyrics are taken largely from the great mystic poets Yunus Emre, Niyazi Misri, and many other ancient troubadours of Turkey. The program also includes original sacred ballads. Throughout the program,devotional poetry will be recited from 13th century Sufi poets Yunus Emreand Rumi. One of the most well-known Turkish musicians in the U.S., Bolatpossesses a vast repertoire, ranging from Sufi devotional songs and Turkish folk music to classical pieces.
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