The Art of the Duo: Kinan Azmeh and Dinuk Wijeratne NY premiere
This concert was originally scheduled for March 11th.
This stunning project from Syrian born clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and Sri Lankan-born pianist Dinuk Wijeratne, rising stars in the new classical music movement, offers a mix of improvisations and driving explorations drawing on influences from the Middle East and Subcontinent to Bartók and beyond.
This event is sponsored by The Graduate Center’s Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC)
Kinan Azmeh, a lavishly talented, intensely soulful Syrian clarinetist, performed jazz-saturated original compositions. – The New York Times
Dinuk Wijeratne, an exuberantly creative Sri Lankan pianist, transformed his instrument into a drum, a zither and a scampering melodic partner. – The New York Times