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Global Circus

February 25, 2023 at 7:30 pm

Unfamiliar beauties of distant cultures tell human stories through art, film, movement, and music. Mozart and Bizet expanded their expressive palettes by borrowing from other folk traditions.

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Global Circus

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Date:
February 25, 2023
Time:
7:30 pm
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E.J. Thomas Hall
198 Hill Street
Akron, OH 44325 United States
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Phone:
330.535.8131

Unfamiliar beauties of distant cultures tell human stories through art, film, movement, and music. Mozart and Bizet expanded their expressive palettes by borrowing from other folk traditions. Milad Yousufi relates his story as a young Afghan recently arrived in America. Sahba Aminikia conceived his film score while working with young Syrian children learning circus acts in a refugee camp on the Turkish border.

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Global Circus
Featuring Syrian refugees of the Sirkhane Social Circus School in a film by Pinar Demiral and projected artwork by Milad Yousufi
Christopher Wilkins, conductor

Wolfgang Amadè Mozart Turkish March
Kareem Roustom Dabke
Georges Bizet L’Arlésienne (excerpts from the original version)
Milad Yousufi Freedom
Sahba Aminikia Circus Play
Alberto Ginastera Variaciones concertantes

Listen to a preview on Spotify.

All concerts take place at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, located on the campus of The University of Akron. Per guidelines set by the University of Akron, masks are optional for all patrons attending concerts at EJ Thomas Hall.

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