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April 2018

Friday Music Series: Darwish Dancing with Takht Ensemble

April 27 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
dc, United States dc 20057 United States

The CCAS is excited to partner with the Performing Arts Department on this installment of their Friday Music Series.Khaled AlMaoulaoui is a Syrian Dervish dancer and acclaimed percussionist hailing from a family of Sufi performers. Khaled will be accompanied by a traditional Takht ensemble (Middle Eastern orchestra), including Huda Asfour, oud and qanoun, Kamyar Arsani, daf and Chakib Hillali on oud and Nay. The ensemble will present traditional Sufi and Syrian musical repertoire. Whirling dervish dance is a form of Sama…

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