Apparent opposites can be reconciled with bridges between cultures. In the Sistanagila project, five Israeli and Iranian musicians living in Berlin seek dialogue. They use both folkloristic and religious melodies from Klezmer, Sephardic, and traditional Persian music as well as modern and classical compositions.
The musicians are not interested in simply ignoring the current political tensions, but in dealing openly and sensitively with the conflict and with each other. On this basis, Yuval Halpern, Jawad Salkhordeh, Hemad Mansouri, Avi Albers Ben Chamo, and Omri Abramov make it clear with their music that different characteristics are an enrichment.
"The wars and conflicts have made people cynical, but they long for hope," singer and composer Halpern said in an interview with the German magazine “Der Spiegel.” It is precisely this hope that the five musicians bring to the stage.
Tickets are € 25 for adults and € 20 for students up to age 26.