© Claire Huteau, 2017

Meïkhâneh Trio

Rennes, France

Meïkhâneh’s compositions are fed by imagination, improvisation and traditional music from Europe, Mongolia and Iran. The luminous and captivating voices carry the power of East European singings, the aerial melodies of the great spaces, as well as the depth of the khöömii, Mongolian overtone singing. One can hear traveling cords recalling the steppes of Asia and Andalusia. The chiseled rhythms of percussion draw on the Persian tradition. Meïkhâneh takes us to the heart of a music without borders that caresses
the soul. Its name borrowed from Persian poetry means the «House of Intoxication». We let ourselves be carried…

Concert References: Opening act of Susheela Raman, Titi Robin, Trio Chemirani, Natacha Atlas, Las Hermanas Caronni… / Bonlieu-scène nationale d’Annecy, musée des Confluences, Festival Là ! C’est de la musique (Avignon OFF), Les Suds à Arles, Étonnants Voyageurs, Joutes musicales de Printemps, Les Détours de Babel, le Sunset, Into the Wild Summer Festival (UK), Woodburner Music Nights (UK), Festival Les Nuits du Monde, l’Alhambra (CH), Le bout du monde (CH), tournée Klangkosmos (DE)…

Press References: fRoots, Songlines, BBC, TWMC, WNYC, PRX, PBS, Mundofonias, RTS, RSI, SRF, WDR, Télérama Sortir, FIP, FR3, Blogfoolk, Popmagazine Heaven, VPRO, New Folk Sounds, World Literature Today, Folker…

Maria Laurent
vocals, tovshuur lute, morin khuur fiddle

Johanni Curtet
overtone khöömii singing, throat singing, guitar, dombra lute

Milad Pasta
zarb, daf, udu percussions



Vocals, tovshuur lute, morin khuur fiddle


Overtone khöömii singing, throat singing, guitar, dombra lute


Zarb, daf, udu percussions

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