Interspersed between curated recorded performances, setar player Kourosh Taghavi and ethnomusicologist Solmaz Shakerifard will discuss the historical and contemporary context of Iranian classical music within the Persianate world.
In The Steps of Poland's Village Master Musicians is a special concert pairing and part of the Center for World Music’s Spring 2021 Virtual Encounters with World Music and Dance series. The first concert on (February 19) will be a collaborative livestream of the Great Improvisation online series. The second concert (March 20) will be a live concert stream with Q&A presented by the Center for World Music. Please join us for both concerts.
Maniucha & Ksawery are a vocal and bass duo drawing inspiration from the deep-rooted yet endangered traditional songs of the vast Polesie region in Ukraine. Their compositions combine jazz improvisation with songs of spring, harvest, weddings, lullabies and love, to create a narrative of the cycles of nature and human life.