Turkish musician performs Kazakh songs during his online concert
Famous Turkish musician Irfan Gurdal gave online concert on a Youtube channel of the Kazakh news agency Kazinform. During the online broadcast, he played kobyz, a traditional Kazakh musical instrument, and performed Kazakh songs ‘Agazhai Altai’ and ‘Balkadisha’, as well as a Kyrgyz song ‘Sary Oi’ and a song of Turkic people living in Iran called ‘Maralabakh’.
“Hello, Kazakhstan! We are the brotherly countries. As we all are staying at home in self-isolation during these challenging times, I have prepared a concert especially for you. I would like to perform for you several songs, as well as play musical instruments of Turkic nations,” head of the Turkic World Music Orchestra under the Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry Irfan Gurdal said before the performance.