April 4, 2020 · The Arts, Research and Culture House
This performance takes place in the Arts, Research and Culture House (ARCH) 208 Auditorium, 3601 Locust Walk.
The Daedalus Quartet, Penn’s quartet-in-residence, explores migration through music, illustrating how centuries of cultural cross-pollination has enriched our artistic and spiritual life. Music truly has no borders, unifying through the universality of the human experience. In this performance, the quartet will perform works that exhibit the richness and complexity of this cultural convergence, including a world premiere of a collaborative work by Kinan Abou-afach.
- Vijay Iyer - Dig the Say
- Tania León - Esencia
- Jean R. Perrault - Exodus
- Kinan Abou-afach - World Premiere
with Kinan Abou-afach, cello/rababeh
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- Saturday, April 4 @ 8 PM · tickets
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This performance is co-presented with the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Music.
The Daedalus Quartet’s “Music and Migration" project at the University of Pennsylvania has been co-sponsored by the Music Department, Center for Africana Studies, Kelly Writers House, Middle East Center, South Asia Center, Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, the Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department, the Center for East Asian Studies, the East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department, and Humanities at Large at the Wolf Humanities Center.
Photo credit: Lisa Marie Mazzucco