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Marta Pereira da Costa

Fado – Marta Pereira da Costa: A Portuguese Guitar

Thursday, March 14, 2019

7:30PM

Marta Pereira da Costa, perhaps the world’s only professional female Portuguese Fado guitar player, is quickly becoming an ambassador of Portugal’s most iconic musical tradition. She is a 2014 recipient of the prestigious Instrumentalist Award from the Amália Rodrigues Foundation, named after the world-renowned “Queen of Fado.” Joined by a…

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Chamgeliani Sisters

Georgian Vocal Polyphony and Yodeling

Friday, April 26, 2019

7:00PM

Ensemble Adilei with special guests Chamgeliani Sisters and Lasha “the beast” Bedenashvili Hailing from the republic of Georgia, this group of nine young vocalists is praised for their collective approach, superior improvisational skills, and a fresh and lively repertoire. Adilei’s main passion lies in music from Guria in western Georgia,…

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Persian Setar Improvisations — Kayhan Kalhor with Kia Tabassian

Friday, May 10, 2019

7:00PM

Iran’s celebrated virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor will perform on the setar, his second instrument to the bowed kamancheh, which he has rarely performed in concert. The setar is a 4-stringed lute with 25 movable frets, often associated with Sufism. He will be joined by Kia Tabassian, his student of many years,…

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