Çağatay Akyol, who’s Turkey’s solely skilled male harpist and part of the Presidential Symphony Orchestra (CSO), performs stay concerts on his Instagram account three days per week in order that these experiencing anxiousness because of the concern of the Corona Virus can sleep comfortably. Along with Turkey, Akyol’s concerts have additionally attracted interest in Japan. Believing in the therapeutic energy of harp, the Japanese shared the ads of the concerts on Friday, April 24 and May 1, on their important music pages on social media.
Akyol, who quarantined himself after coming back from a live performance at Harvard University and a U.S. tour in early March, has began stay concerts on Instagram to assist these battling the Corona Virus calm down and sleep effectively. Akyol’s stay concerts on Instagram at 11 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday have attracted a big viewers.
CSO artist and harp group conductor Çağatay Akyol informed Anadolu Agency (AA) that individuals of all ages have been affected by the Corona Virus pandemic, and he determined to make use of the therapeutic energy of harp given the severity of the state of affairs.
Indicating that he has named the live performance challenge “corona therapy,” Akyol mentioned: “Listening to the harp was discovered to have efficient outcomes in the remedy of paralyzed, cancerous and disabled sufferers in institutes established in the U.S. in the 1970s. It was therapeutic for sufferers. Currently, this remedy is extensively used in hospitals in the U.S. When I used to be fascinated by methods to use the sound of therapeutic crystal water droplets in this extraordinarily tense interval, I got here to the conclusion that everybody wanted to calm down with this instrument. I carry out concerts for adults on my Instagram account at 11 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.”
Concerts for youngsters
Akyol acknowledged that he’ll begin new concerts beneath the identify “Before Sleep” for the kids confined at residence, including: “I’ll carry out concerts for youngsters on my Instagram account from 9.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. day-after-day. These concerts for youngsters will begin on April 20. I need the kids to sleep with my harp and their dad and mom studying them books. Children are usually not in a position to exit. Corona Virus applications prevail televisions. I wish to have my finger in the pie, let the harp’s sound create happiness in our kids’s ears and allow them to sleep soundly.”
Advising everybody to remain residence as a lot as attainable, Akyol acknowledged that good days are virtually right here. He believes the world can overcome something.