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Sufi Songs: Crosscurrents in Persian and Turkish Classical Music

Jul 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm

Amir Vahab and his Ensemble

Amir Vahab, called the “ambassador for a silenced music,” by the New York Times, is joined by his Ensemble for an evening of Sufi poetry and song. They will perform classical Persian and Ottoman pieces, including works by Rumi, Hafiz, Baba Taher, Yunus Emre, and more.

This program is part of City Lore’s Sumer Educator Institute “A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through the Arts,” supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Admission Free and open to the public Sponsored By City Lore and Poets House

Details

Date:
Jul 24, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Phone:
212-431-7920
Website:
www.poetshouse.org