Dimitrie Cantemir (1673-1723) – The Composer Prince


Ensemble Constantinople performs the music of Dimitrie Cantemir (1673-1723), a Moldavian prince, scholar, composer, and diplomat. A fascinating historical figure, Cantemir’s compositions are considered part of the Ottoman music repertoire. More influential though are the over 350 instrumental works that he preserved in his book, Edvar-i Musiki, using his own innovative notation system, which remains as one of the most important collections of 16th and 17th century Ottoman and Middle Eastern music.

On Stage

Cantemir in concerts

August 2024

17aug14 h 00 minSaint-Saëns' EgyptWhereMontreal, Canada


April 2023

21apr19 h 30 minCantemir, the Composer PrinceWhereSan Diego, États-Unis

23apr19 h 30 minCantemir, the Composer PrinceWhereSeattle, United States of America

April 2024

19apr20 h 30 minCantemir, The Composer PrinceWhereToronto, Canada

20apr20 h 00 minCantemir, The Composer PrinceWhereMontréal, Canada

Cantemir in concerts

To be announced soon.

Cantemir is available to stream online

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