Lopa Kothari - Olcay Bayir in Session
Lopa Kothari presents music from around the world and a live session from London-based Turkish singer-songwriter Olcay Bayir.
Lopa Kothari with sounds from around the World and London based Turkish singer/songwriter Olcay Bayir live in session.
Olcay Bayir was born in Antep in south-eastern Turkey, she grew up immersed in the melting pot of musical traditions that is Anatolia. Being the principal trade route between East and West for millennia, it is an area where traditions, cultures and songs were exchanged. Olcay sees herself as carrying on the tradition of Anatolian women singing the intricacies of their daily lives.
She joins us in the studio for an exclusive live session Just ahead of the release of her debut album, Neva/Harmony.