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Much like its historical namesake, The Silk Road organisation promotes the open exchange of musical knowledge and collaboration, all under the helm of artistic director and founder Yo Yo Ma, the world-renowned cellist. The Silk Road Ensemble, an ever-changing collective of rotating musicians, storytellers and visual artists that blend their cultures to create exciting new works.
This evening of celebration brings together an exciting new work from Ahmad Sadri, an Iranian folklorist who has created a piece that explore the struggles of five iconic heroes from Dr Martin Luther King to Elektra, of Greek mythology, living in the borderlands between opposing cultures and conflicting values.
This five-part blends performance dance, a cultural blend of Silk Road music, puppetry, video and recorded readings to create a journey of discovery through contrasting cultures and landscapes.
Performance date: 28 April 2019
You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.
Devised and written by Ahmad Sadri & Kayhan Kalhor
Aparna Ramaswamy, working with Colin Jacobsen
Hamid Rahmanian, puppeteer/filmmaker, working with Kayhan Kalhor
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Silk Road Ensemble are brilliant and creative musicians. Everything was... more
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