Saturday, January 12th: Nearer to East – Chamber Music from the Arab World

Nearer to East – Chamber Music from the Arab World
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium (40 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan)
2:30pm
Free

Avoiding exotic and orientalist clichés, this thoughtful program of contemporary classical music from the Arab world and beyond brings together a collection of passionate, eloquent, and bold works reflecting the past yet speaking in the idioms of the present.

Composers represented in this performance include: Karim Al-Zand, Kinan Azmeh, Halim El-Dabh, Bushra El-Turk, Mohammed Fairouz, Zaid Jabri, and Kareem Roustom.

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