Origins – Indigenous/Arabic

Date : Thursday November 09 – 19h:30
Location : Aga Khan Museum (AKM)  Toronto
Hall Capacity : 345
Price : $30 (+ Taxes & Hall Processing Fees)
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Origins (Canada)

A new production by the Canadian Arabic Orchestra in collaboration with Hassan Tamim -Poet and Singer-.  This program will be a fusion of the music of the Indigenous nations of Canada and the Levant; showcasing similarities among humans across continents, cultural and religious divide. It will be implemented through a series of performances including dancing, a fusion of two genres (Arabic and Indigenous).

Several artists will be coming together in a collaboration in order to present the “Origins” show. The Indigenous artist Laura Grizzlypaws will be singing alongside members of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra in an assortment that displays the unique characteristics of each culture’s musical heritage under the unanimous theme of humanity. They will be accompanied by the twirling Darvishes during a few of the performances to add to the mystical theme of the said songs.

This concert brought to you in by the Festival of Arabic Music and Arts in partnership with Native Canadian Centre in Toronto and associate partnership with Aga Khan Museum


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