Monday, October 7, 2019
11:00 am–12:00 pm
Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103)
Free with Museum Admission
Add to Calendar 2019-10-07 11:00:00 2019-10-07 12:00:00 The Kanun: Zither of Turkey 10/07/2019 11:00 am Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

Recent Berklee College of Music graduate Panagiotis Aivazidis will discuss the history, repertoire, and playing technique of the kanun (or qānūn), a zither played in Turkey and various parts of the Middle East. Mr. Aivazidis will demonstrate a modern instrument from his own collection, as well as an important example from the early 20th century, recently acquired by the MFA.

Limited Seating

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