Derya Yildirim on ‘coming alive again’

We caught up with the 26-year-old multi instrumentalist in France where she is reuniting with her band to write new material.

Photo (c) çağan okuyan

 

 

Berlin-based musician Derya Yildirim is a multi-instrumentalist, but her favorite is the Turkish lute called the “Bağlama.” Usually, the 26-year-old performs with her band, Grup Şimşek, but more recently, she’s played on her own. We caught up with the 26-year-old in France, where she is reuniting with her band to write new material.

“I’m really happy, I have the feeling I am alive again after this corona break,” says Yildirim.

 

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