|Mehmet C. Yeşilçay - Ud|
As founder and musical director of the ensembles PERA, FERAHFEZA
and EMRE, concerts with the ensemble Sarband, also with the Concerto
Köln and Jordi Savall, Mehmet C. Yeşilçay is international well-known
as a musician and composer. He established his reputations with concerts and adaptations of
works of Eric Satie, concerts with big Sufi orchestras (Mevlevi),
including conducts at the Münchener Philharmonie, compositions and
revisions of Handel’s arias for the soprano Edita Gruberova, as well as
numerous compositions for various orchestrations (e.g. his composition
QUN). He works closely together with Werner Ehrhardt and his ensemble
L’arte del mondo, which results in various recordings and concerts of
their two programs (La Fete du Serail and One God).
He worked together with Hans Werner Henze for the 1st Münchener Biennale and was instrumental soloist in the Opera Leyla and Medjnun.
Mehmet C. Yeşilçay studied at the FH München engineering economics, composing and lute at C. Tanrikorur and sacred music (Sufi music) at Seyyid Nusret Yeşilçay.
He also arranged and compiled the pastiche ARMIDA and is currently working on the projects „Baroque meets Hip Hop“ and „Istanbul 2010“ and creates symphonic poetry for orchestra, choir and Turkish instruments.
Mehmet C. Yeşilçay is the musical director of the ensemble PERA und is living in Munich since his childhood.
Ud, by Hans Herb
Mehmet C. Yesilçay plays also instruments of Ramazan Calay, Istanbul