Concert Info

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Date: October 20, 2018

Time: 7:30 PM

City: Stanford, California

Venue: Bing Concert Hall

Presenter: Stanford Live

Program

Music For Change: The Banned Countries

As a direct protest to the Executive Orders limiting travel to the United States by people from largely Muslim majority countries, Kronos performs music that highlights the rich diversity of artistic voices from Muslim majority countries.

Azerbaijan
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh / Mugam Sayagi ** Learn more about the composer >

Egypt
Islam Chipsy (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Zaghlala زغللةً *

Lebanon
Traditional (arr. Stephen Prutsman) / Wa Habibi (Beloved) +

Palestine
Ramallah Underground (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Tashweesh **

Iran/Baluchistan
Aftab Darvishi / Winds from South ** World premiere Learn more about the composer >

Syria
Omar Souleyman (arr. Jacob Garchik) / La Sidounak Sayyada (I’ll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You) +

Turkey
Izak Algazi (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Yetzav Ha-El +

Iran
Sahba Aminikia / Pareeshān (Abstracted) ** Learn more about the composer >

Uzbekistan
Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky / Chang-Music IV: Movement II **

Afghanistan
Traditional (arr. Milad Yousufi) / Bia Ke Berem Ba Mazar + World premiere

Somalia
Dur-Dur Band (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Dooyo + World premiere

Sudan
Hamza El Din (realized by Tohru Ueda) / Escalay (Water Wheel) **


Interstitial music
Bass lines by Mamadou Kouyaté ** World premiere
Sound collages by David Harrington, Joel Tarman, and Nikolás McConnie-Saad **  World premiere


Performed without pause


PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE
* Composed for Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire
** Written for Kronos / + Arranged for Kronos

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