Arabesque Music Ensemble: Three Musketeers Tour

Date: March 1, 2008 (Saturday)
Time: 7:30 P.M.
Location: Gaston Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets, Washington, DC 20057 (directions)
Tickets: $25 general, $35 front, $15 students, available at the door, by phone (202) 338-1958, or online at http://thejerusalemfund.orchidsuites.net/

Description: Arabesque Music Ensemble (formerly known as the Chicago Classical Oriental Ensemble) returns to Washington, DC, on a new national new to promote another legacy treasure of Arab World music: Music of the Three Musketeers in which the ensemble plays the music of the three who composed the most songs for Umm Kulthum (1904-1975):
  • Muhammad al-Qasabji
  • Riyad al-Sunbati
  • Zakariyya Ahmad
Listen to Chicago Reader music writer Peter Margasak interview Arabesque Music Ensemble's founder, Hicham Chami, about the new album on Chicago Public Radio show Radio M (click here).


NPR (sample)

Music of the Three Musketeers (2008)
Songs of Sheikh Sayyed Darweesh: Soul of a People (2006)

Musicians: Tour: Press:
North Shore News
Boston Globe
Washington Post
World Music Central
Pop Matters (review)
Michigan Daily
Arab American News
Time Out Chicago
Ann Arbor News
Huffington Post
Chicago Tribune
WBEZ 91.5 FM
Arab Detroit
World Music Central
Vital Source
Standard Time
KDVS 90.3 FM

Public Relations:
Rock Paper Scissors

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