Special Event


Longfellow Summer Arts Festival: Yagmur Soydemir and Friends (Berklee Summer in the City Series)

Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site



Dates & Times


Sunday, August 14, 2022


3:00 PM


1 hour

Type of Event



Yagmur Soydemir and Friends is a trio made up of Soydemir (flute), Sueda Catakoglu (piano), and Upasak Mukherjee (percussion) that performs Turkish, Indian, pop, jazz, and Latin music.

Soydemir, from Turkey, is a classically trained, award-winning flutist with a bachelor’s degree from the Conservatory of Nice in France. Catakoglu, from Turkey, is a classically trained pianist with a bachelor’s degree from Barenboim-Said Akademie in Berlin, Germany. Mupherjee, from India, is a professional percussionist and drummer and a classically trained guitarist with a bachelor’s degree from Manipal College of Dental Sciences in India.

The Longfellow Summer Festival is a tradition nearly as old as the national historic site itself. Join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2022! This annual festival brings music, poetry, and community to the East Lawn of the Longfellow House on Sunday afternoons through the summer. The 2022 Summer Festival will kick off on Sunday, June 5. All events are free and open to the public.

The series is co-sponsored by the Friends of Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters, the New England Poetry Club, and Berklee College of Music.

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