Date: November 14, 2009 (Saturday)
Time: 8:00 P.M.
Place: Library of Congress
Tickets: Free with ticket -- available online
Iranian kamanche virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor returns to Washington with Brooklyn Rider to perform a “melding of cultures, genres, and musical minds.” Performing with them will be New York-based percussionist and drummer Mathias Kunzli. (Brooklyn Rider have collaborated on Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project.)
At 6:15 p.m., Dr. Taoufiq ben Amor will make a pre-concert presentation on “States of Mind: Music in Islamic Sufi Rituals," part of the Music and the Brain II series, in the Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required).
"Ascending Bird" (Persian traditional, arranged by Colin Jacobsen and Siamak Aghaei)Announcements:
"Armenian Folk Songs" (Vartabed Komitas)
"Beloved, Do Not Let Me Be Discouraged" (Colin Jacobsen)
"Silent City" (Kayhan Kalhor, arranged by Ljova)
"Brooklesca" (Colin Jacobsen)
Kayhan Kalhor and Brooklyn Rider:
"Beloved, do not let me be discouraged..."
Timing: 06 minutes 17 seconds
Timing: 05 minutes 40 seconds
Sponsors: Library of Congress
Agents: Kayhan Kalhor & Brooklyn Rider - Opus 3 Artists; Brooklyn Rider - Opus 3 Artists