Mar 13, 2006

Well-known Afghan Rubab player performs in NYC



The Music of Central Asia on Stage in New York, Tuesday, March 21, 2006:

Exile from Kabul, Fourteenth-Century Poetry in Tajikistan, and the Music of Nomadic Kyrgyzstan

Ranging from Kabul to Samarkand, VIA KABUL: Central Asia Without Borders features Homayun Sakhi, admired as the outstanding Afghan rubab player of his generation, Tengir-Too, a Kyrgyz ensemble that reveals the passions and rhythms of mountain nomads, and The Academy of Maqam, which sets mystical, Sufi-inspired verse to lyrical melodies that were once played in the pleasure domes of Samarkand and Bukhara.

Tuesday, March 218:00 pm ConcertMiller Theatre at Columbia University116th & BroadwayNew York City$15 tickets for the public, call the Miller Box Office 212-854-7799 or visit in person M - F 12 – 6 PM
Co-presented by the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia and the Columbia University Arts Initiative.
More information on the NYC concert:www.cuarts.com/about_arts_initiative/via_kabul_central_asian_music.html

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