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January 2018
free and open to the public

Richès Dayiti: Treasures of Haitian Piano Music

January 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604 United States

Crossing Borders Music and the CSO African-American Network present “Richès Dayiti: Treasures of Haitian Piano Music," allowing Chicagoans to discover the beauty of Haitian piano music, a repertoire unknown to all but a handful of scholars for the last century.   The performance will take place at The Club, on the 8th Floor of the Chicago Symphony Center. The performance is free and open to the public.   The performances’ compositions have been preserved by the Société de recherche et…

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February 2018
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Richès Dayiti: Treasures of Haitian Piano Music

February 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Richès Dayiti: Treasures of Haitian Piano Music" will allow Miamians to discover the beauty of Haitian piano music, a repertoire unknown to all but a handful of scholars for the last century. The performances' compositions have been preserved by the Société de recherche et de diffusion de la musique haïtienne (SRDMH) (Society for the Research and Diffusion of Haitian Music) in Montreal, archived by the Laboratory of World Music Research of the Université de Montréal, and prepared into performance editions by Dr. Robert…

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free with museum admission

Exploring Haitian Culture, History, and Religion through Song

February 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N Art Museum Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States

Crossing Borders Music performs new Haitian folk song arrangements by composer Julio Racine, exploring the depth of Haitian history, spirituality, and lore through folk song arrangements for violin, cello, and keyboard. The performance will take place in the Haitian art gallery of the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the music will reflect themes found in the art collection. Admission is free with museum entry.

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March 2018
free and open to the public

Women Composers Around the World

March 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St
Skokie, IL 60077 United States

In celebration of International Women's Day, The Skokie Public Library presents Crossing Borders Music in a performance of chamber music by women composers from Taiwan, Venezuela, Haiti, the Chickasaw Nation, Nigeria, and the US!

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May 2018

Celebrating Music from Syria and Egypt

May 6, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Family Piano Co., 114 S Genesee St Ste 402
Waukegan, IL 60085 United States

Syrian musicians Issam Rafea, oud, and Omar al Musfi, percussion, join Maya Shiraishi, violin, and Tom Clowes, cello, to celebrate music by composers from Syria and Egypt. The ensemble will present original works composed by Rafea, Sufi-inspired violin solos by Abdo Dagher, and the violin-cello duo of Gamal Abdel-Rahim, whose music combines Egyptian modal scales, rhythms, and melodies with European-inspired harmonies. ***This event is currently open only to Waukegan Chamber Music Society season ticket holders. Individual tickets may go on…

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