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Tarab Edition II: Takht Al-Nagham with Wajdi Ayoub

Fri, April 28, 2017 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

A concert of Aleppian classical music with Syrian vocalist Wajdi Ayoub and the Takht Al-Nagham ensemble, featuring a repertoire of muwashahat, mawawil, qasa’ed and qudud.

The concert also marks the debut performance of Takht Al-Nagham.

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Tickets: $20 General Admission l $15 Seniors and Students (with valid ID)

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Tarab Edition II: Alwan Ensemble, Abdulrahman AlAkhfash and Friends - Orientations of Tarab

Sun, April 30, 2017 4:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents a six hour immersion into Tarab, featuring classical repertoires of Cairo, Aleppo, Baghdad and Yemen, plus contemporary compositions that explore new manifestations of this centuries old phenemenon. Solo artists and ensembles performing:

Abdulrahman AlAkhfash, with percussionist Ahmad Al Roudani

Amir ElSaffar

Layth Sidiq

Firas Zreik Trio (Firas Zreik l Han Beyli l Tariq Rantissi)

The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble

Tickets: $30 General Admission l $25 Seniors and Students

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Orientations: Double Bill - Amirtha Kidambi and Elder Ones & The Ras Unit

Fri, May 5, 2017 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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As part of its new month-long series, Orientations, Alwan for the Arts presents a double bill performance.

Amirtha Kidambi and Elder Ones, performing a wide range of music from free improvisation and avant-jazz to experimental bands and new music; and,

The Ras Unit, playing world music of the east/jazz/free jazz. Sounds of peace and consciousness, transforming the vibrations in today's war ridden world.

Tickets: $20 General Admissions | $15 Students & Seniors

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Amirtha Kidambi & Elder Ones
Amirtha Kidambi & Elder Ones

Orientations: Double Bill - Yousif Yaseen & Sara Serpa Trio

Fri, May 19, 2017 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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As part of its five-week, music series, Orientations, Alwan for the Arts presents a double bill performance by:

Yousif Yaseen, on vocals and guitar, translates diverse influences into a unique sound characterized by eastern melodies and unorthodox harmonies; and

Sara Serpa Trio, a bold project that combines the rigor of the written material with the improvisational vein and tremendous sound of its members.

Sara Serpa, vocals l Ingrid Laubrock, tenor, soprano saxophone l Erik Friedlander, cello

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Sara Serpa & Andre Matos
Sara Serpa & Andre Matos

Around Town: The Rahim Al Haj Trio

Thu, May 25, 2017 7:30 pm at David Rubenstein Atrium

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The Rahim AlHaj Trio, performing works from their recent Smithsonian Folkways Album
Presented in collaboration with Lincoln Center
Open and free to the public
No tickets required
Seating on a first come, first-served basis
The Rahim AlHaj Trio features the celebrated Iraqi oud virtuoso and composer, Rahim AlHaj, Iranian santour maestro Sourena Sefati, and Palestinian-American percussion master, Issa Malluf. For more information, please click hereor chec... Read more
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