Nov 15, 2011

Musical conversation across cultures enthrals audience at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

Twelve inspiring and talented artists from across the Middle East and Central Asia performed a beautiful and thought-provoking concert at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai recently. Mirroring the diversity of the musicians was an audience captivated by the performance.

“Everybody should see this,” said an awestruck Andrew Gibbs, Headteacher at the Dubai English Speaking College. Heads nodded and feet tapped in unison with the lively, upbeat and hopeful music. The musicians too were listening and watched one another in admiration, as they learnt from each other.
The opportunity to witness a musical conversation between Central Asian and Middle Eastern cultures and languages is rare. It was an important occasion for both the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Music Initiative, intent on bridging cross-cultural gulfs that have existed for the past hundred years.

MORE @ >>>>


No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...