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Nearer to East - Chamber Music from the Arab World

January 12, 2013

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium

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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Christine Moore, soprano  Kathleen Tagg, piano 
Laura Falzon, flute 
Rupert Boyd, guitar  Kevork Mourad, visual artist
Jen Herman, Viola
Hamilton Berry (guest) Cello
Jonathan Engle, Flute
Arthur Moeller, Violin
Ben Ringer, Clarinet