In conjunction with the UCLA Film & Television Archive film series Kazakhstan: Montage of Cinemas
Kazakh traditional music ensemble Turan performs on ancient Kazakh instruments, including the lute-like zhetygen, sherter, and dombra (all plucked); the kyl kobyz (an ancient bowed instrument); the flute-like sybyzgy and saz syrnay; together with a host of percussive instruments, mouth harps, and throat singing. Founded in 2008 by a group of students from the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory, the members of Turan are award-winning folk artists who have performed around the world.
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Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
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Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.