PREVIEW: Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound

When/Where: October 18 2017 7:30pm, Power Center

What is it: Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra, a 17-person orchestra showcasing different Middle Eastern and Western musical styles, is performing at the Power Center tomorrow. Prepare to be blown away.

Why this is supposed to be spectacular:

Watch ElSaffar’s explanation of maqam.

Watch this UMS promotional video of his orchestra playing.

Watch the process.

Now you know.



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