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Deniz Mahir Kartal

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KafaNar

KafaNar is a Projekt of Multi-instrumentalist Deniz Mahir Kartal. He has participated in many music, dance and theatre projects in his home town Istanbul and his new home Berlin.

For the first time he is presenting his solo performance, building a bridge between Bosporus and Spree. Rare instruments like Kaval, Duduk and Çağlama, vocals inspired by anatolian traditions meet loops and beats, creating a dynamic fusion moving your imagination as well as your hips.

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Concerts

November ’22

20.11 / Deniz Mahir Kartal & Volkan İncüvez - The Wall Kadıköy Istanbul

13.11 / UDK Berlin

10.11 /Engin Deniz Ingolstädter Jazztage Ingolstadt

06.11 /Anima Shirvani Neuss

October ’22

30.10 / Anima Shirvani Hamburg

23.10 / Anima Shirvani Hanover

07.10 / KafaNar Oranien Platz Berlin

August ’22

20.08 / Babylon Orchestra Bremen

19.08 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club Duisburg

17.08 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club Berlin

July ’22

23.07 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club Magdeburg

19.07 / Babylon Orchestra and Musicians Staatoper Stuttgart

12.07 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club HÖR Berlin

10.07 / Babylon Orchestra ASPHALT Festival Düsseldorf

09.07 / Babylon Orchestra ASPHALT Festival Düsseldorf

08.07 / Babylon Orchestra ASPHALT Festival Düsseldorf

02.07 /Anima Shirvani Bremen

01.07 / Anima Shirvani Hamburg

June ’22

24.06 / KafaNar La Nature Festival Belgium

22.06 / MeYouZik Festival Luxembourg

19.06 / Babylon Orchestra Musikfestspiele Saar Saarbrücken

11.06 / Hakan Vreskala Stockholm

05.06 / Twin Flames Ensemble Berlin

Mai ’22

28.05 / KafaNar İç İçe Festival Berlin

01.05 / Anima Shirvani Theater im Delphi Berlin

April ’22

24.04 / Derya’s Songbook – Ensemble Resonanz Glasgow

06.04 / Ensemble Mini Bela Bartok Romanien Volk Dances Budapest

01.04 / A.G.A Trio Berlin

March ’22

31.03 / A.G.A Trio Remscheid

30.03 / A.G.A Trio Bonn

27.03 / A.G.A Trio Paderborn

25.03 / A.G.A Trio Gelsenkirchen

24.03 / A.G.A Trio Wuppertal

21.03 / A.G.A Trio Bergkamen

18.03 / A.G.A Trio Detmold

17.03 / A.G.A Trio Kempen

16.03 / A.G.A Trio Düsseldorf

15.03 / A.G.A Trio Hamm

14.03 / A.G.A Trio Gütersloh

06.03 / Anima Shirvani Leipzig

December ’21

12.12 / Burcu Yeşilbaş Album Release Concert Tamirhane İstanbul

November ’21

27.11 / Babylon Orchestra – Konzerthaus Berlin

22.11 / Dortmunder Sinfonieorchester Berlin meets Babylon Orchestra – Dortmund

19.11 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club Knust Hamburg

October ’21

16.10 / “Derya’s Songbook” Altstadt, Salzburg

09.10 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club Musikbrauerei Berlin

04.10 / Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin meets Babylon Orchestra – Berlin

September ’21

20.09 / A.G.A Trio – Kulturbrauerei Maschinenhaus Berlin

19.09 / Karadeniz – HAU3 Berlin

18.09 / Karadeniz – HAU3 Berlin

17.09 / Karadeniz – HAU3 Berlin

12.09 / Karadeniz – Tanzhaus NRW

11.09 / Karadeniz – Tanzhaus NRW

10.09 / Karadeniz – Tanzhaus NRW

04.09 / Babylon Orchestra feat Merve Akyıldız Humboltforum Berlin

August ’21

29.08 / Anima Shirvani – Schätzendorf

28.08 / Istanbul Ghettoo Club Kulturbrauerei Berlin

22.08 / Anima Shirvani – Melanchthonkirchengemeinde Groß Flottbek

12.08 / Anima Shirvani – Auferstehungskirche – Ev.-luth. Kirchengemeinde Nord-Barmbek

June ’21

09.06 / “Aynur” Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen

Mai ’21

16.05 / “Derya’s Songbook” live von den KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen

February ’21

26.02 / İç İçe Festival Presents / KafaNar and İpek İpekçioğlu

10.02 / Chromatic Wednesdays | Artist talk and musical performance by A.G.A. Trio | Borders

November ’20

15.11 / KafaNar Mastul Sessions (stream)

06.11 / Babylon Orchestra / Delphi Theater Berlin (stream)

October ’20

29.10 / United We Stream / Schwanengesang re-imagined (stream)

06.10 / KafaNar Sukkot Festival BRLO Craft Beer Berlin

September ’20

20.09 / Babylon Orchestra / 22. Jahre BTMK Berlin

August ’20

16.08 / Derya’s Songbook / Kampnagel Festival Hamburg

01.08 / KafaNar feat Hogir Göregen / Istanbul Music Festival Hamburg

July ’20

26.07 / KafaNar / zur Tanke Neuendorf im Sande

June ’20

22.06 / Deniz Mahir Kartal & İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala / Luxemburg cancelled

Mai ’20

31.05 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Knust Hamburg cancelled

30.05 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Ottersberg cancelled

15.05 / Derya’s Songbook with Resonanz Ensemble / Glasgow cancelled

02.05 / KafaNar / Neuendorf im Sande

April ’20

25.04 / Babylon Orchestra / Musikbraurei Berlin

March ’20

29.03 / Stabat Mater von Carl Jenkens / Itzehoe cancelled

22.03 / A.G.A Trio / Heidelberg cancelled

21.03 / A.G.A Trio / Berlin cancelled

20.03 / A.G.A Trio / İcking cancelled

19.03 / A.G.A Trio / Einbeck cancelled

14.03 / Babylon Orchestra / Dessau cancelled

08.03 / Stabat Mater von Carl Jenkens / Flensburg

07.03 / Stabat Mater von Carl Jenkens / Flensburg

February ’20

29.02 / KafaNar / Officina Berlin

28.02 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Amsterdam

26.02 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / SO36 Berlin

21.02 / KafaNar / Loophole Berlin

January ’20

26.01 / Babylon Orchestra / Komische Oper Berlin

19.01 / A.G.A Trio / Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin

 

December ’19

27.12 / KafaNar / Kegelbahn Berlin

15.12 / KafaNar / Kırım Kilisesi İstanbul

November ’19

30.11 / KafaNar / Karanfil Cafe Berlin

29.11 / A.G.A Trio / Q1 Bochum

28.11 / A.G.A Trio / Djäzz Jazzkeller Duisburg

22.11 / A.G.A Trio / OMM Mannheim

24.11 / A.G.A Trio / Centro Sociale Hamburg

21.11 / A.G.A Trio / Maschinenhaus Berlin

17.11 / Hani / Köln

16.11 / Frauen Chor / Frankfurt

10.11 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Strasbourg

09.11 / Anadolu Quartet / Passionskirche Berlin

04.11 / Babylon Orchestra / Berlin

October ’19

05.10 / Soner Soyer / Werkstatt der Kulturen Berlin

04.10 / Maviş Güneşer ”Album Realese” / Villa Neukölln Berlin

03.10 / Babylon Orchestra and Zafraan Ensemble ” Macht Cut Festival” / Volksbühne Berlin

September ’19

21.09 / KafaNar / Neuendorf im Sande

12.09 / Babylon Orchestra Solist / Heideglühen Berlin

08.09 / Analog Kültür Experiment feat Deniz Mahir Kartal and Engin Recepoğluları / Kaş Caz Festival Antalya

01.09 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / EskiYeni Olympos Antalya

August ’19

31.08 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / EskiYeni Olypos Antalya

30.08 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / CoopLive Datça

29.08 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / Buluntu Yalıkavak Muğla

28.08 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / Upstage İzmir

25.08 / KafaNar feat Hogir Göregen ”AUCH Nachbarschaft Festival” / Wilde17 Berlin

23.08 / KafaNar feat Hogir Göregen / Hamburg

02.08 / Hani / SO36 Berlin

June ’19

22.06 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal and Ruhi Erdoğan / MeYouZik Festival Luxembourg

16.06 / Babylon Orchestra / Heimathafen Berlin

09.06 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Karnaval der Kulturen Berlin

08.06 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Istanbul Musik Festival Hamburg

07.06 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Kulturzentrum Schlachthof Kassel

06.06 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Djäzz Duisburg

01.06 / Elif ”Doppelleben Unplugged” / W.Festival Frankfurt

Mai ’19

30.05 / Elif ”Doppelleben Unplugged” Tollhaus Karlsruhe

29.05 / Elif ”Doppelleben Unplugged” / Haus Auensee Leipzig

18.05 / ” Engin Deniz” / Reichenbergerstr. Fest Berlin

17.05 / ” Engin Deniz” / Tiyatrom Berlin

05.05 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / Publo Diyarbakır

04.05 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / Nayah İstanbul

02.05 / KafaNar / Hamburg

April ’19

30.04 / Derya’s Songbook / Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

29.04 / Derya’s Songbook / Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

19.04 / Aşık Veysel Songs / Atze Musik Theater Berlin

14. 04 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / Kater Blau

13.04 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Radial System Berlin

04.04 / KafaNar / Sisyphos Berlin

March ’19

30.03 / Stabat Mater von Carl Jenkens / Bad Oldesloe

24.03 / ”Newroz” Rojin / Bremen

21.03 / Rojin / SO36 Berlin

04.03 / Beynel Milel / Villa Neukölln Berlin

February ’19

23.02 / ”Engin Deniz” / Berliner Freiheit Bremen

15.02 / ”Engin Deniz” / Atze Musik Theater Berlin

09.02 / Elif ”Doppelleben Unplugged” / Huxley’s Neue Welt Berlin

07.02 / Elif ”Doppelleben Unplugged” / Fabrik Hamburg

06.02 / Elif ”Doppelleben Unplugged” / Rudolf Ockter Halle Bielefeld

01.02 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Kalkscheune Berlin

January ’19

19.01 / Hrant Dink Anması / Zeze Berlin

December ’18

18.12 / Gürsoy Tanç projekt ”İkesus” / Lokal Harmonie Duisburg

15.12 / Bozkır Band ”Neşet Edenler” / Anahit Sahne İstanbul

14.12 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / Nayah İstanbul

13.12 / İpek İpekçioğlu & Hakan Vreskala feat Deniz Mahir Kartal / EskiYeni Ankara

12.12 / Ah! Kosmos / Hackley Arts Centre London

11.12 / Ah! Kosmos / Howard Assembly Room Leeds

10.12 / Ah! Kosmos / Summerhall Edinburgh

08.12 / Ah! Kosmos / Button Factory Dublin

07.12 / Ah! Kosmos / Fiddlers Bristol

06.12 / Ah! Kosmos / Gorilla Manchester

November ’18

23.11 / Maviş Güneşer / UDK Salon Berlin

17.11 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Basel

16.11 / DuYek / Bova İstanbul

15.11 / DuYek / Mecra İstanbul

11.11 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Köln

10.11 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Frankfurt

03.11 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Rotterdam

02.11 / KafaNar feat Sophia Maria and Mahir Duman / Kulturgießerei Schöneiche Berlin

01.11 / KafaNar – Kamai & Friend / Klunkerkranich Berlin

October ’18

06.10 / Engin Işık – Deniz Mahir Kartal / ”Kayıp Kemiklerin Peşinde” Sebahattin Ali Belgeseli / Theater 28 Berlin

02.10 / Ve-Li – Moers

01.10 / Ve-Li – Lokal Harmonie – Duisburg

September ’18

30.09 / Ve-Li – Atelier SOF

29.09 / Ve-Li – Vluyn

28.09 / Ve-Li – Campus Cleve

23.09 / Stabat Mater – Husum

22.09 / Hakan Vreskala & İpek İpekçioğlu İzmir

21.09 / Hakan Vreskala & İpek İpekçioğlu – Diyarbakır

20.09 / Hakan Vreskala & İpek İpekçioğlu – Nayah İstanbul

12.09 / Maviş Güneşer / Köln

08.09 / Maviş Güneşer / SO36 – Berlin

01.09 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Ottersberg

August ’18

 31.08 / Hakan Vreskala / Die Trompete -Bochum

04.08 / Deniz Mahir Kartal & Thomas von der Brücke / Funkhaus – Berlin

July ’18

29.07 / Deniz Mahir Kartal ft. Sarp Maden Bozcaada Jazz Festivali /Bozcaada

01.07 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Londra

Juni ’18

24.06 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Hamburg

22.06 / Klubb East’n’Bull – World Music Festival MeyouZik / Luxembourg

07.06 / ‘Synaesthesie’ – Marie-Antoinette / Berlin

Mai ’18

21.05 / KafaNar – Karnaval der Kulturen / Berlin

11.05 / Songs From a Breeze ft. Deniz Mahir Kartal – XJazz Berlin  

04.05 / KafaNar feat Hakan Vreskala – Beirut – Lebanon

02.05 / Nihan Devecioğlu – Rathaus Bremen

April ’18

28.05 / ‘Engin Deniz’ – Zitrone Berlin

21.05 / ‘Synaesthesie’ Deniz Mahir Kartal-Thomas Dupont-Mahir Duman / Teufelsberg – Berlin

18.05 / ”Winterreise” by Schubert and ”Tertele” by Taner Akyol Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with Resonanz Ensemble

14.05 / Şahin Müzik Okulu Gecesi / Atze Musiktheather – Berlin

13.05 / DuYek – Route XJazz Ankara

12.05 / DuYek Borusan Sanat Evi XJazz İstanbul

11.05 / Hakan Vreskala & Band – Göteborg

10.05 /Hakan Vreskala & Band – Malmö

09.05 / Hakan Vreskala & Band – Stockholm

07.05 / ‘Synaesthesie’ Deniz Mahir Kartal-Thomas Dupont-Mahir Duman / Teufelsberg – Berlin

February ’18

02.02 / Haydar Sahin – Atze Musiktheather Berlin

January ’18

 27.01 / Engin-Deniz Tiyatrom- Berlin

December ’17  

16.12 / Gizem Özgün Tiyatrom – Berlin

02.12 / Hakan Vreskala & Band – Berlin

November ’17

18.11 / KafaNar – Zürich

04.11 / Hakan Vreskala Stockholm

October ’17

27.10 / Ferhat Tunç Atze Musiktheather – Berlin

21.10 / KafaNar Thomas von der Brücke and Mahir Duman ( Visualartist) / Teufelsberg – Berlin

September ’17

14.09 / KafaNar / Teufelsberg – Berlin

02.09 / Hakan Vreskala & Band – Hamburg

July ’17

21.07 /Hakan Vreskala & Band Kassel World Music Festival

15.07 / DJ iPek / Ruhi Erdoğan / Hakan Vreskala / MeYouZik Festival – Luxemburg

08.07 / Hakan Vreskala & Band – Stuttgart 

07.07 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Dietrich Keuning Haus – Dortmund

Mai ’17

14.05 / Haydar Sahin / Atze Musiktheather – Berlin

01.05 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / MYFEST Berlin

April ’17

30.04 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / SUDBLOCK Berlin

21.04 / Gurbet Türküleri Ablum Lansmanı / Tiyatrom – Berlin

05.04 / Warm Up  KafaNar ( Buyuk Ev Ablukada )  Kantine Am Berghain – Berlin

March ’17

18.03 / Hakan Vreskala & Band / Werkstatt der Kulturen Berlin

February ’17

03.02 / Haydar Kutluer – Tiyatrom – Berlin

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