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Celebrating Music from Syria and Egypt

Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

free and open to the public

Syrian musicians Issam Rafea, oud, and Omar al Musfi, percussion, join Crossing Borders Music performers 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.

Details

Date:
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
free and open to the public
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/512918918916984/

Venue

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Phone:
(312) 744-3316
Website:
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_culturalcenter.html/