The Kurdish singer Aynur Doğan is deeply rooted in the Alevi tradition, in which music plays a special role. Her songs are about identity and love, but also about pain and loss. With her international band, she also seeks points of contact with Western European styles. Thus, her expressive singing meets the oriental flutes Kaval and Ney as well as classical piano, saxophone and drums.

With her latest album "Hedûr", named after the Kurdish word for comfort, Aynur counters the loneliness and the physical and emotional distance of the past months with moving songs. Her most famous fan, star cellist Yo-Yo Ma, confesses, "Aynur's voice penetrates so deeply into the soul that we are connected as one for a moment. Unforgettable."