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Persian Music Ensemble and Music and Dance of West Africa Ensemble

Jun 2 Sun
7:00pm
Free
world-music
Persian Music Ensemble and Music and Dance of West Africa Ensemble
Schoenberg Hall Watch Livestream

Persian Music Ensemble*
Amir Pourjavady, director

The Persian Music Ensemble focuses on the performance of Persian classical music including the radif and tasnifs (vocal repertoire).

Music and Dance of West Africa Ensemble
Francis Awe and Omawale Orishayomi, co-directors

The Music of West Africa Ensemble performs the music and dances of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The ensemble produces complex polyphonic textures on a variety of drums, bells and rattles to accompany dramatic and entertaining social dances.

*This program is made possible in part by the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music established by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, and the generosity of the Farhang Foundation.

 

 

 

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