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Music and Dance of West Africa and Persian Music Ensemble

Music and Dance of West Africa and Persian Music EnsembleMusic and Dance of West Africa and Music of Persia Ensemble showcase traditional music from these regions on the same stage.

Music and Dance of West Africa Ensemble
Francis Awe and Omawale Orishayomi, co-directors

The Music of West Africa Ensemble performs the music and dances of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The ensemble produces complex polyphonic textures on a variety of drums, bells and rattles to accompany dramatic and entertaining social dances.

Persian Music Ensemble
Amir Pourjavady, director

The Persian Music Ensemble focuses on the performance of Persian classical music including the radif and tasnifs (vocal repertoire).

This program is made possible in part by the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music established by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, and the generosity of the Farhang Foundation.

Presenter / Producer: UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

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Music > International


Event Phone: 310-825-4761

Venue
Schoenberg Hall
445 Charles E Young Drive East
Los Angeles CA 90095

Regions:
LA - Hollywood / Westside


Performance Dates: 6/2/2019
Sunday, 06/02/2019

Performance Times
7:00pm

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