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Hamid Al-Saadi with Safaafir


Please join us for a performance by Hamid Al-Saadi with Safaafir, featuring Hamid Al-Saadi, vocals; Amir ElSaffar, santur, vocals; Dena El Saffar, violin, joza, vocals; Tim Moore, percussion, vocals; Zahra Ali, vocals.

Marking 20 years since the US invasion of Iraq, this performance will celebrate the classical Iraqi Maqam of Baghdad, Basra and Mosul with world-renowned practitioners of the art. Maqam music developed over centuries; its melodies, rhythms, and poetry are a direct reflection of Iraq's rich geography and culture, past and present.

Tickets are free and open to the public.


Leonard Nimoy Thalia

Expected Run Time is 80 minutes

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