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A Soul of Asia Program: In The Path of Rumi (concert in New York)

Created and composed by Hafez Nazeri, featuring Shahram Nazeri and the Rumi Ensemble, includes a special pre-concert reading by Coleman Barks

Soul of Asia is supported by Harold J. and Ruth Newman. Additional support provided by The New York State Music Fund, established by the NY State Attorney General at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
October 28th - October 29th
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: New York
Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Ave, New York
Cost: $35 members/students/seniors; $45 nonmembers; see details in description
Phone: 212-517-ASIA

“...impassioned singing and meticulous improvisation...” - NY Times

In this project composed and created by Hafez Nazeri, Persian music icon Shahram Nazeri joins his son and the Rumi Ensemble (Dave Eggar/cello, Liuh Wen Ting/viola, Pejmon Hadadi/daf and dammam, and Shane Shanahan/Indian and world percussion). In the Path of Rumi integrates classical Iranian and Western musical tradition, this transformation of classical Persian music into an evolved form promises a future of its own.

Celebrating next year’s 800th birthday of Rumi, this concert launches the Sufi Traditions and Music: New Interpretations of Transcendent Vision series. Renowned poet and Rumi interpreter Coleman Barks gives a reading preceding the concert.

Saturday and Sunday, October 28 and 29, 2006
6:30 p.m. Poetry reading by Coleman Barks (for concert ticket holders only)
8:00 p.m. Concert
At Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street)



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