Marcel Khalifé and Al Mayadine Ensemble
One of the most celebrated Arab musicians and composers, oud player Marcel Khalifé and his group pay tribute to the late contemporary Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, who was a great influence on Khalifé's music.
- Sat., Mar. 7, 2009, 8:00 PM
- Eisenhower Theater
- $18.00 - $35.00
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Khalifé is also the music director and resident composer for the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, which makes its international debut on February 24 in the Opera House conducted by Lorin Maazel.
Part of ARABESQUE: Arts of the Arab World
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A. Huda and Samia Farouki
The State of Kuwait
The State of Qatar
The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture and Information, Kingdom of Bahrain; the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center; The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development; the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art; Alice and David Rubenstein; Saudi Aramco; the Ford Foundation; Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian; Elaine and Steve Wynn; Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley and Mr. Smith Bagley; The Laura Pels Foundation; and the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.Presented in cooperation with the League of Arab States.