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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Free and open to the public

Music and Stories Around the World

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roberts Square Park, 5200 W Argyle
Chicago, IL 60630 United States

“Music and Stories Around the World” celebrates music for strings by composers from all around the world! This totally unique, brand new, family-friendly program shares music and stories from Armenia, the Chickasaw Nation, Haiti, Peru, Iran, Taiwan, Uganda, and the US! Learn the story of legendary Armenian composer, music educator, and ethnomusicologist Komitas, and then hear his music performed by string quartet. Learn the proud tradition of the Afro-Peruvian Hatajo de Negritos dance, then hear its music. Learn the story…

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Free & Open to the Public

Cambodian Music of Life and Healing

Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
Punisa Pov

With the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial, Crossing Borders Music presents Cambodian Music of Life and Healing, with music celebrating the living tradition of Cambodian arts. Under the Khmer Rouge, most Cambodian artists were killed. After, Cambodians made heroic efforts to find living artists to pass along the traditional art forms. This life-affirming performance will showcase National Cambodian Heritage Museum resident artist Punisa Pov, who was taught by genocide survivors. Crossing Borders Music will perform Spiral X…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

$20

Crossing Borders Music at the Lagunitas Taproom!

Monday, November 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary, 2607 W 17th St
Chicago, Illinois 60608

With live music by Crossing Borders Music and tasty beer provided by Lagunitas! Tickets available here.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Free & Open to the Public

Celebrating Cuban-American Composers

Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
Composer Paquito D'Rivera

Celebrating Cuban-American Composers highlights works by the Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American composer Paquito D'Rivera, an outspoken critic of Cuba's human rights violations. His composition "Ladies in White" pays tribute to the organization of the same name formed by wives of imprisoned Cuban opposition leaders who call on Cuba to release imprisoned political dissidents. The concert also features Grammy-nominated composer Tania León's "Del Caribe, Soy!", a powerful statement of heritage from a composer who nonetheless rejects almost all identity labels. The performance…

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