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An Evening of Middle Eastern and Balkan Music with the Zapion Sextet
February 10, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8pm
For this special performance Zapion will be adding accordion and guitar to their traditional Middle Eastern quartet of oud, violin, darbuka and nay. The repertoire and instrumentation for this concert is inspired by the late oud master, Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian’s Middle Eastern Ensemble.
The Zapion Sextet is – Eric LaPerna, darbuka; Maria Wagner, nay and clarinet; Sarah Mueller, violin; Nathan Kolosko, oud; Leon Harkleroad, accordion and Gary Wittner on 7 string guitar.
Part of Mayo Street Arts’ International Heritage Series. Based on the idea that music is inherent to strengthening community in cultures around the world, the series will celebrate regional music and dance traditions.