SARAY Iluminado – From Exile with Love
Wednesday, June 30, 8:30 PM (AEST)

Drawing on Bosnian-Herzegovinian Sevdah and Sephardic Jewish songs, as well as folkloric myths and legends, SARAY Iluminado takes you through the Balkans and to the North-Eastern tips of the Mediterranean, where you meet fantastical, archaic characters, such as: the Mermaid-Temptress, The Whispering Brook, the Weeping Trees, the Enchanted Nightingale and many more.


SARAY Iluminado
Nela Trifkovic – Vocals, frame drum, artistic direction
Irine Vela – Laouto, backing vocals
Kelly Dowall – Clarinet, ney flute, frame drum, backing vocals
Ernie Gruner – Violin, mandolin, backing vocals
Dan Witton – Double bass, backing vocals


Arvoles Lloran Por Lluvias – The Trees Weep for the Rain

Mehmed Paša

Kafu mi draga ispeci – Brew Me Some Coffee, My Love

La Serena – The Mermaid

Ah mene majka jednu ima – Ah, My Mother

Por la tu Puerta Yo Pasí (Gülpembe) – I Passed by Your Door (the Blushing Rose)

Razbolje se lijepa Hajrija – Beautiful Hajrija Fell Ill

Kraj Potoka – By the Brook

Los Bilbilikos – the Nightingales – Mi Korason – My Heart

Arvoles Lloran Por Lluvias – The Trees Weep for the Rain OUTRO

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 8:30PM (AEST)

60 minutes

The Athenaeum 2
188 Collins St, Melbourne