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World Nomads Lebanon
Opening Concert
Bassam Saba Ensemble

Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 8pm
Florence Gould Hall
Presented as part of World Nomads Lebanon

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"Brilliant performance by Saba a true master of his art."
—The New York Times

"Technical Genius Shines in Saba's nay, flute, oud and violin performance, a true master of his craft." —The Chicago Tribune

“In his CD-Release at Joe's Pub [1/16/2010], Arabic music virtuoso Bassam Saba weaves together Lebanese and Arabic folk music with Turkish Gypsy styles and Russian motifs, playing oud, flutes, violin and buzuq… surprisingly funksome stuff.”
—Time Out New York
, January 2010

To kick off World Nomads Lebanon, the acclaimed Bassam Saba Ensemble brings their unique sound—a mix of classical and folk Arabic music combined with classical western influences—to FIAF for an evening of performance and celebration.

Led by the Lebanese-born Bassam Saba, a leading figure in Arabic music and member of the acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble, the group is known for enormous skill and passionate, electrifying performances.

Venue
Florence Gould Hall
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Ticket Prices
FIAF Members $20
Non-Members $25

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Call: 212 307 4100

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Special thanks
to Naya Restaurant

Chamarré Wines

Special thanks
to Chamarré Wines

World Nomads Lebanon
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Image: Bassam Saba
/ Courtesy of Bassam Saba

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