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Name Dr Michael Ellison
Job title Research Associate
Sponsored Researcher
Department Department of Music University of Bristol
Department of Music University of Bristol
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Qualifications BM(NEngland Cons), MA(Tufts), PhD(UCSB)
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Keywords classical music
classical & folk music of Turkey
Areas of expertise My recent work explores the integration of disparate traditions and sonic experimentations into meaningful new forms.

I am the founder and co-director of Istanbul’s Hezarfen Ensemble. Recent projects include the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic premiere of my first opera, Say I Am You-Mevlana (2011) in a co-production with Rotterdam Operadagen, VocaalLab Nederland, and Muziektheater Transparant (Caroline Petrick, director), and String Quartet # 3, commissioned by the Fry Street Quartet for US premiere in 2013.