Along the Silk Road Featuring Members of the Silkroad Ensemble

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 11 AM

Silkroad Ensemble members share worldwide musical traditions in this engaging, family-friendly program, introducing instruments from the historical Silk Road region and beyond. With stories and performances, this workshop explores the common cultural roots that connect us to our neighbors around the globe. Featured artists are Syrian-born clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, bassist Jeffrey Beecher, violist Nicholas Cords, percussionists Shane Shanahan and Haruka Fujii, and Shaw Pong Liu on violin and erhu (Chinese fiddle).

  • Venue: Freer Gallery of Art
  • Event Location: Meyer Auditorium
  • Cost: Free