Live: Cambodian Museum Mahori Musicians and Crossing Borders Music
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree & Open to the Public
Crossing Borders Music joins Nisa Pov, Resident Artist of the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and roneat ak (Cambodian xylophone) soloist of the Cambodian Museum Mahori Ensemble for an amazing night of new arrangements of Cambodian classics! The performance includes beautiful new arrangements made by Crossing Borders Music violinist Rasa Mahmoudian and overseen by Nisa Pov for the 2021 Cambodian Day of Remembrance. Be one of the first people to ever hear this amazing fusion of Cambodian and European traditional instruments – live and in-person!
Our sincere thanks to the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights Music Ministry for hosting this performance, with additional thanks for the support from the Paul M Angell Family Foundation, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, The MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, and by supporters like you. Crossing Borders Music acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
The event is free and open to the public. Your free-will donations helps support equitable performer pay.
Pictured: the Cambodian Museum mahori ensemble performs with Crossing Borders Music string players at the Morton Arboretum Destination Asia festival