UCSB Middle East Ensemble

Jun 01, 07:30 pm - Jun 01, 10:30 pm
Venue
Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
Tickets
$15

Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present an evening of music and dance reflecting the great variety of cultures found in the Middle East on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The Ensemble’s S
Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present an evening of music and dance reflecting the great variety of cultures found in the Middle East on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The Ensemble’s Spring concert will feature two extended sets of regional Persian folk songs presented by Bahram Osqueezadeh (UCSB Persian music lecturer) and Special Guests Mitra Khorsandi (vocalist), Siamak Bozorgi (tar, shurangiz, and vocal), and Nadia Sabet (tombak and daf).

The ensemble will also perform two celebrated Arabic art songs (recorded by Umm Kulthum and Warda) presented by graduating senior Sarah Salem; two Sephardic songs featuring Andrea Fishman; and a Kazakh song by UCSB Kazakh Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Nazerke Doskeldi.

As always, the Ensemble’s Dance Company will perform a wonderful variety of dances, from Egyptian, Greek, and Turkish cultures, and also a Latin-Arab fusion dance, with choreographies by Cris! Basimah; Ellen Chang and Alicia Cordero; Alexandra King; and Karim Nagi. The Ensemble will also present an extended solo cabaret-style dance performed by Madeleine Winterich and a special guest appearance by Ari Marcus.

Event Price:
General ($15)
Non-UCSB students with ID ($10)
UCSB students with ID ($5)
Children under 12 (FREE)*

UCSB AS Ticket Office:
(805) 893-2064
ticketoffice@as.ucsb.edu
UCEN Room 1535 (across from Corwin Pavilion)

*Youth tickets may be reserved in advance by contacting the ticket office.

More information: http://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/1697

Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall

UC, Santa Barbara, California 93106
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