Within the scope of the Sunday activities in the museum, on Sunday, 19 May, the concert of the Lausanne Exchangees Choire will begin at 15:00.
Founded in September 2005, Lausanne Exchangees Foundation Choire sings common songs in Turkish and Greek, Pomaks, Macedonian songs and folk songs, from both sides of the Aegean, brought from the ancestral lands of the Ottoman Empire. The exchangees' descendants will sing the songs of both sides of the Aegean at a concert in Neve Şalom Synagogue. The Lausanne Exchangees Foundation Choire promises the audience a wonderful atmosphere at the concert where the Ladino songs will be heard as a surprise language.
Since 2014, Garip MANSUROĞLU - a musician from Antakya - has been working with the choire. Accompanying orchestral staff:
Accordion: Dr. Erdal Oltulu
Clarinet: Ozan Iyidogan
Guitar & Buzuki: Garip Meriç Mansuroğlu
Violin: Raci Ergüzer
Qanun: Kahraman Şirin
Bass Guitar: Ismail Mehmet Ugur
Baglama and Clarinet: Ozan Iyidogan
Percussions: Sedat of Istanbul
Tambourine and cymbals: Ayse Buyan
Choir members are:
Ali Medeni, Atilla Soysal, Ayşe Buyan,Aytaç Aydoğan, Aşer Bensusanl, Belgin Çallıoğlu, Bülent Oral, Elif Harputluoğlu, Emine Kaya, Esma Erdok, Fidan Kocabıyık, Gökçin Çelikiz, İkbal Kaynar, Mehveş Sorkun, Muzaffer Erdoğan, Müfit İşler, Nalan Moray, Nevin Uzsoy, Özten Onaran, Pınar Akkuş, Seda Ekincioğlu, Sadrettin Soylu, Sevda Akman, Sinan Subakar, Şehnaz Demir, Ufkun Balkış,Uğur Gürbüzoğlu, Yağız Harputluoğlu, Yeliz Ayral, Zerrin Medeni