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Concert "Sacred Kurdish Music: Ali Akbar Moradi" in NYC

Live@365: A Global Music Series presented by The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the Department of Public Programs will showcase a live concert, "Sacred Kurdish Music: Ali Akbar Moradi" on April 15, 2015.

About Ali Akbar Moradi:
Sacred Kurdish music, rarely heard in the US, will be performed by Ali Akbar Moradi, recognized as the greatest living master of the tanbur. This ancient lute, played with a distinctive plucking and strumming style, is venerated for its role in traditional Sufi ceremonies. Moradi performs meditative improvisations from the repertoire of the Yarsan people, followers of a mystical faith in Kurdistan, western Iran. He will be accompanied on tombak and daf drums by his son, Kourosh Moradi.

Venue: Elebash Recital Hall, The CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (Between 34th and 35th Streets), New York, NY, USA
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: 7 PM
Trains: B,D,F,M to 34th St.; 6 to 33rd St.
Tickets: $25/$20 CUNY staff & students (contact 212-817-8215 for discount information)
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