Oorwarmers Podcast (NL) - 40. Orkun Ağır
Six songs on poems of Anatolian poets - II. Dertli Dolap
by Orkun Ağır and Rianne Wilbers
"Yunus’ words have never been set to music in a better way. Orkun’s work is pure and confronting."
- Ataol Behramoğlu
"Ağır is not an ordinary composer nor an ordinary bağlama-player. This is outstanding music that is superbly performed by both musicians." - Jonas Meyer
This is a video we made back in 2016 of the second song (on a poem of Yunus Emre)
of my song cycle for soprano and bağlama
Preludio di Quintetto per viola solo
by Michelle Pritchard
Bağlama Quintet: Vivace
by Orkun Ağır and Antarja Quartet
Septetto - Quasi Una Fantasia
by Neue Musik Ensemble Aachen
Early release on BandCamp, click on the link!
“I am really taken by Orkun Ağır’s music.
It is emotionally authentic” - Christopher Bowen (OAM)
“Ağır’s Preludio is a lonely work imbued with passion.
I hear echoes of Bartók, Ligeti and Penderecki” - David Hush
Ağır & Penderecki - Chamber Works
POM Good Virus Sessions