Expressions of Joy: Festival Music and Dance of Korea

Mingei International Museum 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, United States

Join us for an exciting evening of dance and music inspired by the percussion-centered pungmul traditions of the Korean peninsula. Pungmul is a colorful and dynamic Korean tradition of folk performance that features drumming but also includes lively dancing and singing.

$20

World Music at Mingei Series | 2023 Winter/Spring

Mingei International Museum 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, United States

The Center for World Music proudly announces its 2023 Winter/Spring concert season of World Music at Mingei presenting three performances at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park. The series includes music traditions, both classical and folk, that will introduce the audience to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from select regions from around […]

$35

Music of an African Kingdom: The Kora of Senegal

Mingei International Museum 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, United States

Center for World Music is pleased to present Amadou Fall on the kora, a stringed instrument build from a calabash & covered with cow skin.

$35

Strings and Reeds: The Musical Traditions of Thailand

Mingei International Museum 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, United States

Center for World Music presents Supeena Insee Adler, Christopher Adler, and Batya MacAdam-Somer performing the diverse music of Thailand.

$35

Strings and Bamboo: The Essence of Chinese Music

Mingei International Museum 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA, United States

Join virtuoso Professor Chi Li for a sumptuous tour of Chinese music. Sample musical styles from ancient and modern China. With performance and demonstration, Professor Li will introduce the repertoire of the bowed fiddle (erhu) and other Chinese musical instruments.

$35