|THE YUVAL RON ENSEMBLE AND GUESTS
Hometown: Los Angeles/ Bay Area
Web site: http://www.skirball.org
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Seeker of Truth: An Evening of Sufi Music, Dance, and Poetry from Pakistan and Turkey
September 25, 8:00 pm
$25 General, $20 Members, $15 Students
Led by Israeli composer Yuval Ron, and featuring his ensemble of outstanding Jewish, Christian, and Arab musicians, the Yuval Ron Ensemble presents this concert of ecstatic music, poetry, and dance from the mystical Sufi tradition. Featuring Najwa Gibran, one of the finest female Arabic singers living in the West—and special guests, master qawwali (devotional style of singing) singer Sukhawat Ali Khan from Pakistan and Dervish Aziz, a member of the Mevlana Sufi order of Turkey. Dedicated to building bridges of harmony and reconciliation, and underscoring the common humanity that unites us all.
This concert is part of the World Festival of Sacred Music, Los Angeles taking place from September 13th through 28th, 2008 www.festivalofsacredmusic.org
Please bring a sweater as this concert might take place outdoors.
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