On the Shoulders of Giants: Arab Women in Music by National Arab Orchestra

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Past Event
Reserved Seats $50 & General Admission $25 - Ticketmaster
NAO's Texas Premier in San Antonio features 30 musicians and vocalists from across the USA conducted by Michael Ibrahim, NAO Music Director and nay (flute) player. The event seeks to raise public awareness of classic and contemporary genres of Arab music, showcase seldom heard instruments in Western music, and spotlight contributions of women to this ancient heritage. Vocalist, Hela Melki, joins the group from Tunisia. She is a finalist from The Voice – a TV production from Beirut, Lebanon. Pre-concert reception begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Laurie Auditorium lobby, featuring local artists and exhibits of art and fashion from the Middle East. [Organizer's description]

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