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Jarlarth Henderson

The New Celtic Folk Scene:
Jarlath Henderson Band

Friday, October 19, 2018

7:00PM

Jarlath Henderson is a wildly inventive multi-instrumentalist and masterful balladeer from Northern Ireland who is best known as a remarkable player of uilleann pipes and whistles. The three-time ‘All-¬¬Ireland Champion’ piper revives traditional songs, like murder ballads and love songs with a somber intensity and sublime original arrangements. He will…

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Fado: New Voices from Portugal
Marco Oliveira, Tania Oleiro, Sandro Costa

Friday, November 2, 2018

7:00PM

Fado, Portugal’s best known but ever-mysterious music, explores how the dualities of human existence – love and loss, belonging and isolation, joy and pain – often filter through a single experience. Making his NY debut, Marco Oliveira is a singer, musician, composer and lyricist who charts fado’s topography in the…

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Michel Merhej and The Bil Afrah Project

Michel Merhej and The Bil Afrah Project

Friday, December 7, 2018

7:00PM

The Bil Afrah Project celebrates one of the Middle East’s most legendary albums: Ziad Rahbani’s Bil Afrah. The instrumental song suite recorded by Rahbani’s ensemble in 1975, features some of the Arab world’s most beloved standards, as well as the dazzling taqasim (improvisations) for which the Arabic tradition is so…

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