Tue, May 3, 2016 8:00 pm at The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Alwan for the Arts presents:
Tarjuman al Ashwaq (Interpreter of Desires) by Ibn Al Arabi for strings and voice performed by the Alwan Ensemble (UAE Premiere)
Music by Amir ElSaffar
The Alwan Ensemble features:
George Ziadeh, voice and oud
Amir ElSaffar, santur, trumpet, and voice
Zafer Tawil, qanun
Tim Moore, percussion
Naseem Alatrash, cello
Dena ElSaffar, violin
Tareq Abboushi, buzuq
Ibn Al Arabi is among the most revered Sufi philosophers, whose work embodies the ideals of love and transcendence. Tarjuman al Ashwaq (Interpreter of Desires), a collection of 61 poems cast in the person of Nizam, is an exploration of the divine and ecstatic nature of unity in the variety of the manifest world.
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