Chamber Music from the Arab World Event at Lincoln Center in New York Today (Jan 12, 2013)


NEARER TO EAST: Chamber Music from the Arab World
Saturday, January 12, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
111 Amsterdam Avenue at W. 64th Street, New York City

Free Admission

Link to NYPL concert listing

Composers whose works will be performed include Bushra El-Turk, Kareem Roustom, Zaid Jabri, Kinan Azmeh, Karim Al-Zand, Halim El-Dabh and Mohammed Fairouz.

Performers include Lunatics at Large Ensemble and special guests Kathleen Tagg, piano, Laura Falzon, flute and Rupert Boyd, guitar and soprano Christine Moore.

Many great musicians and other artists have appeared at the Bruno Walter, including James Levine, Renata Scotto, Elliott Carter, Pete Seeger, Bobby Short, Suzanne Farrell, and members of the Met Opera and NY Philharmonic, to name a few, so we are happy to have been invited to perform in this venue. In February of 2011, the Library honored the great Egyptian composer Halim El-Dabh in a musical celebration of his 90th birthday.

Here is the link with all the information: http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2013/01/12/nearer-east-chamber-music-arab-world?nref=62993 and the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/185130871627486

This event has gained interest on WNYC/WQXR, the No.1 public and classical radio station in New York and will be broadcast.

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