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.