Friday, February 15, 2008

In Perfect Harmony - Live@5 - Friday 2/15


Udi Bar-David and his ensemble will appear on The Homestretch for Live@5 this Friday, February 15th. See below for more information from UApresents.

Four years ago, visits to Arab, Jewish, and Buddhist villages inspired a dream of breaking barriers between cultures in conflict. That dream is now a reality. Intercultural Journeys, an organization dedicated to promoting understanding among people of diverse cultures through dialogue and the presentation of world-class performances, in partnership with UApresents, has developed a unique concert event bridging cultures in an evening celebrating the universality of music.

Artistic Director Udi Bar-David, cellist for the Philadelphia Orchestra, leads a superb Arab-Jewish virtuoso ensemble: Hanna Khoury Arab-Israeli violinist Margo Levertt Klezmer clarinetist Kareem Roustom Syrian-born oud player Michel Mirhej Baklouk Jerusalem born, Lebanese resident on hand drums

The concert will be the culminating event for many activities that will take place in the community including Peace Walk Tucson and a “mini-conference” on Sunday, February 17 featuring a screening of the award winning Israeli-Palestinian documentary “Encounter Point” to be followed by discussion panels and workshops.


In Perfect Harmony: Cultures, Dialogue and The Heart
A Multi-Dimensional Program to Promote Arab-Israeli Understanding

TUCSON UApresents, the Inner Connection and Intercultural Journeys present a concert, symposium, film screening and educational program focused on opportunities for peaceful coexistence and an examination of the barriers that stand in the way.

The two-day event culminates with a multi-media concert, “In Perfect Harmony: An Evening of Arab and Jewish Music” at Centennial Hall on Feb. 17th. Artistic Director Udi Bar-David, cellist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, will lead a superb Arab-Jewish virtuoso ensemble including Hanna Khoury (Arab-Israeli violinist), Margo Leverett (Klezmer clarinetist, founding member of the Klezmatics), Kareem Roustom (Syrian-born oud master), and percussionist Rolando Morales-Matos (Philadelphia Orchestra). Patrons may purchase tickets for the concert alone, or for the full symposium and concert together.

Concert - In Perfect Harmony: An Evening of Arab and Jewish Music

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008 @ 6 pm

Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd on the campus of the UA

Full Price: $42, $30, $18
With Student, Child, Senior, Group and Military discounts available
Tickets by phone:
(520) 621-3341; TTY: (520) 626-3980
At UApresents Box Office Locations:
Centennial Hall, M-F, 10am to 6pm, Saturday, 12pm to 5pm and Sunday 12pm-4pm
UA Student Union Bookstore, M-F, 10am-5:30pm and Saturday, 12pm-4:30pm
UA Visitor’s Center, M-F, 10am-5pm
***NEW LOCATION***The “A” Stores at Tucson Mall and Park Place
Monday-Saturday, 10am-9pm and Sunday, 11am-6pm
On the Web: www.uapresents.org

Symposium: In Perfect Harmony
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, 6:30pm9:30pm
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, 9am4:15pm
Gallagher Theater, UA Student Union Memorial Center
Symposium and Concert from $50
More information at 322-7689

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