Category Archives: Music

One World Ensemble

Date: Fri-Sat, September 14-15, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $5 at the door by cash, check or credit card.

Ages: For ages 13+
Duration: 90 minutes

One World Ensemble presents
One World Ensemble

Concerts by the One World Ensemble: Shahriyar Jamshidi, kamanche (Kurdish spike fiddle) and vocal; and Alex Lubet, mountain dulcimer, guitar, and ukulele.

The One World Ensemble, comprised of Toronto-based Kurdish-Canadian Shahriyar Jamshidi and Minnesotan Alex Lubet, was formed in 2016, for a series of performances in Ontario. We are reuniting for Shahriyar Jamshidi’s US debut. The program consists of music inspired by Kurdish, Jewish and other traditions, original compositions, folk music, and improvisations.


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Nicolas Carter Harp Journey

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15. SOLD OUT.
Ages: All ages
Duration: 60-75 minutes, with intermission.

Nicolas Carter Harp presents
Nicolas Carter Harp Journey

Harpist Nicolas Carter makes a special visit to his home state of Minnesota, bringing magical melodies on the Paraguayan harp and sharing stories of his adventures harping in the world. Come and relax, renew, refresh with nurturing soul music and touching stories.

Nicolas Carter is a talented and versatile International harpist, born in Minnesota and raised in Paraguay where he learned to play the Paraguayan harp. Carter creates unique performances blending his musicianship with his skills as a theatre artist/storyteller. His authentic, warm and friendly interaction creates an intimate experience bringing inspiration, motivation and joy. Carter has been composing, recording, teaching and performing for over 25 years and has played all over United States, Latin America, Europe and Israel.


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East: Asian and Jewish Music for Mountain Dulcimer

Date: Sat, June 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: You can make a suggested donation of $5 at the door by cash, check or credit card. Or donate $10 and receive a copy of the artist’s new CD, Deep State.

Ages: For ages 13+
Duration: 1.5 – 2 hrs.

Alex Lubet presents

East: Asian and Jewish Music for Mountain Dulcimer

A concert of new works for mountain dulcimer, performed by Alex Lubet, with a guest appearance by Vietnamese vocalist/violinist Kimchi Hoang.

The program includes Lubet’s own compositions and pieces written for him by Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Indonesian composers, including Iris Shiraishi, Yan Pang, Soojin Lee, and Jay Afrisando.

 

Promises and Interludes


Date:
Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Run Time: 75 minutes, including intermission
Age Requirement: All ages
Tickets: Please visit thedreamsongsproject.org to purchase tickets.

The Dream Songs Project’s Sixth Annual Concerts of New Music for Voice and Guitar. This year’s edition features a world premiere performance of Craig Carnahan’s song cycle, Promises and Interludes, songs by Toshio Hosokawa, a scena by Mark Weiser, and a revisit of our first commission from 2012, Daniel Nass’s Songs of Cowboys and Hobos.

Nine Jewels: Stories of Wit and Wisdom from India

Dates: Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm; Sat, Dec 2 at 11:00 am; Sun, Dec 3 at 2:00 pm
Tickets: Pay What You Can $5-$15
Ages: Recommended for Ages 5+, all ages welcome
Duration: 45 minutes

Indian-born storyteller Zaraawar Mistry tells classic stories and animal fables of wit and wisdom from India. These popular and entertaining stories encourage children to learn about Indian culture and history, and also test their puzzle solving skills. Greg Herriges plays live music on guitar and bouzouki (Greek lute). The program has been performed in people’s homes, at libraries and schools, and at cultural centers such as the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Stories presented are best suited for children ages 5 and older and will include:
Akbar and Birbal
The Foxes and the Tiger (a folktale)
The Tortoise and the Geese (from the Panchatantra)
Nine Questions (an Akbar and Birbal story)

Learn more at http://childrensstoriesfromindia.com/