Tag Archives: world music

Zafir with Simon Shaheen resonates in Lawrence Memorial Chapel

As part of both the World Music and Dance Concert Series, Lawrence University welcomed Simon Shaheen and his current project Zafir to the Lawrence Memorial Chapel last Friday, April 1 at 8 p.m. Shaheen, an oudist, violinist and composer, created this project with the intent of electrifying traditional Arab music and bringing out its similarities

World Music Series brings Argentinian tango to Lawrence

This past Monday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m., Lawrentians experienced some music in a unique style from a different part of the world. As part of the World Music Series, the Argentinean Héctor del Curto Tango Quintet performed to a packed Harper Hall. The quintet specializes in traditional tango music and features a bandoneon—an instrument