FALL 2023

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol & Whatsnext?  celebrating their new release “Turkish Hipster” September 28, 2023, 8:00 pm, Crystal Ballroom, Somerville Theatre – presented by Global Arts Live: click here for tickets October 1, 2023, 5:30 pm, Birdland Jazz Club: click here for tickets Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol & the DÜNYA Ensemble performing classical Ottoman/Turkish music […]

Why are we called a Musicians’ Collective?

At the core of DÜNYA, even before musicianship, lies friendship. DÜNYA’s many ensembles are nothing but friends of DÜNYA coming together to make music. Some of DÜNYA’s friends will tend to appear in more productions along side our core ensemble, composed of myself, Robert Labaree and Cem Mutlu. However, there […]