Metamorphoses, Lovers, Heroic Deeds


WHEN February 25, 2014
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

This evening performance of music and poetry explores parallel legends and narratives of the medieval European and Middle Eastern traditions: transformation and metamorphosis in the human and animal kingdoms, evocations of iconic lovers, and excerpts from the stories of a meta-hero, Alexander the Great. Musical sources include manuscripts of the French Middle Ages and oral traditions of Turkey, Iraq, and Greece.

  • Anne Azéma, Vocalist
  • Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, Vocalist, Plucked Strings, Nay
  • Shira Kammen, Bowed Strings

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