Monday, 27 February 2017

Letters from Iraq with Michigan Philharmonic

Iraqi-born, Grammy Award-nominated oud virtuoso and composer Rahim AlHaj gives voice to the unheard and vulnerable with his 2017 Smithsonian Folkways recording Letters from Iraq, a poignant telling of war, aftermath and consequences. 

For this Global Fridays presentation, AlHaj and members of the Michigan Philharmonic paint musical scenes of devastation, pain, redemption and hope from the upcoming recording. 

The Michigan Philharmonic, a fully professional orchestra under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Nan Washburn, performs concerts throughout Southeast Michigan.

Letters from Iraq with the Michigan Philharmonic will start at 8 p.m on Friday, March 24th at the Arab American National Museum. To purchase tickets online click here


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