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Founded in 1996 | Paris & Istanbul | management & booking & artistic consultancy

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Feel like a tree, alone and free, rustle together like the trees of a forest. Through music and art.
That is CAFÉTURC’s reason of being.

Caféturc Music & Arts specializes in project design, management and booking in music and performing arts. 

Member of world music French network ZONE FRANCHE, Caféturc Music & Arts holds a unique knowhow in Turkish music.

Caféturc Music & Arts has been producing and organizing programs with prestigious art institutions (Paris City Theater, Cité de la Musique de Paris, State Scenes etc.). 

In 2005, Caféturc Music & Arts opened on the Aegean Sea coast the Karagöz Art Center to invest field of artistic creation, and to organize events in performing and visual arts.

 MANAGEMENT - BOOKING 
World and contemporary music 

 

Detection and development of emerging talents. With special attention to Istanbul scene.

Distribution of established artists around the world.

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Venues and festivals where Caféturc booked artists

 

… in France

Palais de Chaillot, Festival Jazz à La Villette, Festival Les Suds à Arles, Le Lieu Unique - Scène nationale de Nantes, CDN La Comédie de Reims, Festival Banlieues Bleues, Festival d’Ile-de-France, Maison de la Musique de Nanterre, Institut du Monde Arabe, CCR Les Dominicains de Haute-Alsace, Cabaret Sauvage, Festival Les Traversées Tatihou, La Villette - Scène d’Eté, Festival Les Escales …
In the frame of Saison de la Turquie (Turkish Season): Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, Palais des congrès d’Ajaccio, Les Abattoirs à Bourgoin, Cité de l’immigration, Scène nationale du Parvis à Tarbes, Scène nationale de Sablé … 

… in Europe
Festival Sziget (Budapest), Half Note (Athnes), Festival Voix des femmes (Antwerpen & Liège), Museum Kunstpalast (Düsseldorf), Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music (Londa), Festival Evora Classica (Portugal), Festival Estate Musicale Sorrentina (Italy), Haapavesi Folk Music Festival (Finland), Mittelfest (Italy), Festival Wereldfesst (Netherlands) Mylos (Thessaloniki), Festival Cap Suds (Belgium), CCB Fora de Si (Lisbon) …

… in Turkey
Iş Sanat (Cesaria Evora, Bratsch, Cristina Branco, Ivo Papazov, Hüsnü Şenlendirici - Sulukule Ensemble), Atatürk Kültür Merkezi (Juan Carlos Caceres, Cuarteto Cedrón), Aya Irini Church (Sœur Marie Keyrouz), Açık Hava Tiyatrosu (Salvatore Adamo), French Cultureal Institue in Istanbul (Ege Hi’Jazz Orkestra), Italian Cultural Institute in Istanbul (Juan Carlos Caceres), Ministry Club (Candye Kane, Amelita Baltar) …

… elsewhere in the world

SESC Sao Paulo (Brasil), Timitar Festival (Morocco), Festival de Fès des musiques sacrées du monde (Morocco), Musiqat Festival (Tunisia), Festival international de la musique spirituelle (Tunisia) …

Caféturc worked with these artists

… Cesaria Evora (Cape Verde), Juan Carlos Caceres (Argentina), Bratsch (France), Cristina Branco (Portugal), Ivo Papazov (Bulgaria), Salvatore Adamo (Italy/Belgium), Cuarteto Cedrón (Argentina), Candye Kane (USA), Nikos ve Yasemin Saragoudas (Greece), Sœur Marie Keyrouz (Lebanon), Amelita Baltar (Argentina) …

… (Turkey) Hüsnü Şenlendirici, Önder Foçan, Selim Sesler, Erkan Oğur & Ismail Hakkı Demircioğlu, Okay Temiz, Musa Eroğlu, Kardeş Türküler, Sabahat Akkiraz, Zülfü Livaneli, Göksel Batagir, Techno Roman Project, Athens Byzantine Ensemble & Whirling Dervishes of Istanbul, Gülcan Kaya, Süleyman Ergüner Ensemble, Yıldız Ibrahimova, Erköse Kardeşler, İnci Çayırlı, Birol Topaloğlu, Nida Ateş & Seval Eroğlu, Hasan Yarımdünya, Nedim Nalbantoğlu, Sulukule Ensemble, Knar, Nilüfer Akbal, Kumpanya Istanbul, Hasbihal Ensemble, Erol Parlak, Istanbul Turkish Classical Music Ensemble of the Ministry of Culture ...

ARTISTIC CONSULTANCY

Caféturc advises cultural structures and festivals in the development of innovative musical programs and events.

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Caféturc produced and organized

Istanbul Project in Paris in collaboration with Cité de la musique and Salle Pleyel, 2007. Program: Erkan Oğur & Ismail Hakkı Demircioğlu, Selim Sesler & Techno Roman Project, Kardeş Türküler, Ensemble Byzance d’Athènes & Derviches Tourneurs d’Istanbul, Önder Foçan.

Turquie : La nuit des maîtres (Turkey: The Night of Masters) in partnership with Maison de la Culture d’Amiens-Scène Nationale and Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, 2003. Program: Hasan Yarımdünya, Erol Parlak, Köçek Ensemble of Kastamonu.

Quinzaine de la musique turque (Fortnight of the Turkish Music) in collaboration with Cité de la musique de Paris, Auditorium de Lyon, Festival 38ème Rugissant of Grenoble (Voiron), Scène nationale of Dieppe, Centre culturel Saint-Claude, 2000. Music program (Okay Temiz, Sabahat Akkiraz, Musa Eroğlu, İnci Çayırlı, Sulukule Ensemble, Birol Topaloğlu, Nilüfer Akbal, Elazığ Musiki Cemiyeti, Boğaziçi Quartet, Fotem), talks, exhibition. 

 

... Turkish music series in Athens. Weekly concert series in partnership with the world-famous Athens jazz club Half Note. Erköse Kardeşler, Yıldız Ibrahimova & Ivo Papazov, Okay Temiz, Hüsnü Şenlendirici - Sulukule Ensemble, Kumpanya Istanbul. 

AGENDA

•••••••• 2021 ••••••••
25.04 Toulouse (FR), Welcome In Tziganie •• Ramazan Sesler
24.04 Bordeaux (FR), Rocher de Palmer •• Ramazan Sesler
23.04 Lille (FR), La Ferme d'En-Haut •• Ramazan Sesler
 

•••••••• 2020 ••••••••
10.10 Festival Jazz sur son 31 (FR) •• Rémi Panossian Trio
19.09 Foix (FR), Jazz à Foix •• Rémi Panossian Trio
06.09 Istanbul Jazz Festival (TR) •• Duble Salih 
05.09 Izmir International Fair (TR) •• Rampapa Band 
21.08 Août of Jazz Festival (FR) •• Rémi Panossian Trio
Postponed Istanbul (TR), DasDas •• Rémi Panossian Solo
Postponed Istanbul (TR), Soho House •• Rémi Panossian Solo
Postponed Tiran (ALB) •• Rémi Panossian Trio
Postponed Istanbul (TR), Salon IKSV •• Manouche A La Turca
30.01 Istanbul (TR), Babylon •• Manouche A La Turca

•••••••• 2019 ••••••••
12.12 Erbil (IRQ), Babylon Hall •• Rémi Panossian solo
09.12 Istanbul (TR), Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat •• Rémi Panossian solo
18.10 Istanbul (TR), Türkan Saylan Kültür Merkezi •• Ulaş Özdemir
12.10 Istanbul (TR), Moda Sahnesi •• Manouche A La Turca
27.09 Ankara (TR), Samm’s Bistro •• Rémi Panossian solo
26.09 Istanbul (TR), KADFEST •• Rémi Panossian Trio
24.09 Istanbul (TR), Saint-Michel Lisesi •• Rémi Panossian solo
07.07 Istanbul Jazz Festival (TR) •• Ramazan Sesler
05.07 Istanbul Jazz Festival (TR), showcase •• Ramazan Sesler