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Sufi Songs: Crosscurrents in Persian and Turkish Classical Music
Jul 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm
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