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Sufi Songs: Crosscurrents in Persian and Turkish Classical Music

Amir Vahab and his Ensemble
Date and Time: 
July 24, 2018 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free and open to the public

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 Summer Educator Institute "A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through the Arts," supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Event Sponsored By: 
City Lore and Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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