Sufism vs Modernism — Fathy Salama with Sheikh Mahmoud Tohamy

Performance

WHEN May 20, 2020
9:30pm WHERE Join the Facebook Event Part of "Reconnect. An Online Series" WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

To accompany you through suhoor, revisit the Arab world’s only Grammy winner collaborating with the inspiring Egyptian Sufi chanter.

Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture.

Were you there? The sounds and rhythms of traditional Sufi chanting and contemporary Arabian jazz fuse in a unique harmony of Arabic sounds. The Arab World’s only Grammy and BBC Awards winner, Fathy Salama, known for his band Sharkiat and his work on Youssou N’Dour’s Egypt, is joined by renowned Egyptian Sufi chanter, Sheikh Mahmoud Tohamy. After the performance, join Fathy Salama for a live online Q&A.

For one time only, revisit this highlight from The Arts Center’s archives, filmed in The Red Theater to a sold out crowd on September 26, 2019. Bridge the distance, join the community online.

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