Merita Halili & The Raif Hyseni Orchestra
Merita Halili is one of Albania's top performers, renowned for her stunning voice, prodigious range and exquisite vocal technique. Raif Hyseni, originally from the Republic of Kosova (which recently proclaimed its independence from Serbia), leads the most sought-after Albanian music ensemble in the United States. Together their performances thrill with masterful interpretations of instrumentals and urban folk songs from both Albania and the Republic of Kosova. Recent performance highlights include engagements at The Kennedy Center, The Lied Center of Kansas, New Yorks Lincoln Center and Londons famed Barbican Centre.