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The Center for World Music is pleased to announce an informal concert series of classical and folk music traditions that will immerse you in the sounds, aesthetics, cultural background, and meaning of music from a diverse selection of cultures from around the world.

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Lucibela singing in front of a door.

Sunday, September 22 at 6:00 PM
Lucibela, Cape Verde’s Voice of Gold
Featuring Lucibela and Band
WorldBeat Cultural Center, Balboa Park



Soo Yeon Lyuh holding a traditional Korean stringed instrumentSaturday, January 18 at 7:00 PM
Preservation Through Improvisation: The Korean Haegeum
Featuring Soo Yeon Lyuh
La Jolla Community Center, La Jolla



Amadou Fall holding a koraSaturday, February 15 at 7:00 PM
The Musical Legacy of an African Empire: Kora Music from Senegal
Featuring Amadou Fall
La Jolla Community Center, La Jolla



Saturday, March 21 at 7:00 PM
The Regional Music of Mexico
Featuring Hermanos Herrera
La Jolla Community Center, La Jolla

Saturday, April 18 at 7:00 PM
South Indian Classical Music
Featuring K.S. Resmi
La Jolla Community Center, La Jolla



Click this link to view the Passport to Worlds of Music Concert Series Booklet.

Special thanks to our 2020 Concert Series Sponsor!

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Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.


Are you interested in becoming a sponsor and associating your name with artistic excellence and a global worldview for over 1,300+ attendees during our 2019-20 season? Here’s your chance. Visit our sponsorship page.