Music in the Galleries: The Silkroad Ensemble

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 12 - 4 PM

Enjoy music throughout the museums! Eight members of the Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble give a variety of solo and group pop-up performances. Featured are four-time Grammy nominee Wu Man on pipa (Chinese lute), Sandeep Das on tabla (Indian drums), Syrian-born clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) master Kojiro Umezaki, Shaw Pong Liu on violin and erhu (Chinese fiddle), Wu Tong on vocals and sheng (Chinese mouth organ), Jeffrey Beecher on bass, and percussionists Haruka Fujii and Shane Shanahan.

  • Venue: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery,Freer Gallery of Art
  • Event Location: Freer|Sackler
  • Cost: Free; no tickets required