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5 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, October 13, 2012
2:30 p.m.Global Rhythms
Alexander A. WuYamaha pianist Alexander A. Wu performs a new program which celebrates the heart and soul of cultures from across the continents, with music by Albeniz, Brubeck, Tan Dun, Gershwin, Hersh, Jobim, Piazzolla, and Satie. This program is presented in conjunction with the Daniel Pearl Foundation’s 11th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, celebrating Harmony for Humanity. About Daniel Pearl World Music Days: An international network of concerts that use the power of music to reaff…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
5:30 p.m.Music @NYPL presents: Koh Kazama Classical Guitar
Musician Koh Kazama introduces the audience to the world of classical guitar and its unlimited possibilities. Kazama explains the background of the guitar and the musical pieces, while highlighting guitar sounds beyond the simple plucking of the strings. Explore music from various time periods and cultures, including Baroque, Romantic Spanish, and modern American and Latin music. This is a cultural and educational experience for all. Kazama started his guitar studies at the age of six, afte…
High Bridge LibraryAdults
Saturday, December 14, 2013
2 p.m.Music @NYPL presents: Koh Kazama Classical Guitar
Musician Koh Kazama introduces the audience to the world of classical guitar and its unlimited possibilities. Kazama explains the background of the guitar and the musical pieces, while highlighting guitar sounds beyond the simple plucking of the strings. Explore music from various time periods and cultures, including Baroque, Romantic Spanish, and modern American and Latin music. This is a cultural and educational experience for all. Kazama started his guitar studies at the age of six, afte…
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 7, 2014
2:30 p.m.Alhambra in Concert
Alhambra was founded in 1981 by Dr. Isabelle Ganz to transcribe, record, and perform the vast treasures of Sephardic music which have been preserved by the descendants of the Jews of Spain. The ensemble has taped the songs of native singers (primarily at the Sephardic Home for the Aged in Brooklyn), worked with material transcribed by ethnomusicologists, and then arranged this music for performance on instruments appropriate to the folk cultures of the countries of origin. Their arrangements are…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Saturday, May 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Matuto
Matuto’s songs will not only lift you out of your seat to dance, but also move you with their uplifting and insightful lyrics. Drawing on Brazilian folk forms like forró, maracatu, and coco, as well as American bluegrass, spirituals, and swampy Louisiana jams, Matuto’s unique and energetic sound celebrates diverse musical cultures. Last year they completed a West African tour as part of the US Department of State’s American Music Abroad program and their newest album The Devil and The Diamond wa…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults

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