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Amir ElSaffar with Hamid Al-Saadi

Presented by Michigan Festival of Sacred Music at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo MI

Nov 08 2021
Amir ElSaffar with Hamid Al-Saadi

Renowned musician Amir ElSaffar joins vocalist Hamid Al-Saadi to present the Iraqi maqam, the classical vocal tradition of Iraq.

Renowned musician Amir ElSaffar joins vocalist Hamid Al-Saadi to present the Iraqi maqam, the classical vocal tradition of Iraq. Its sophisticated melodies, infectious rhythms, and eloquent poetry are a direct reflection of Iraq’s history, geography, culture, and folklore; in them can be found the essence of all that is Iraq.

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About Amir ElSaffar

A 2018 US Artist Fellow and a recipient of the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, ElSaffar is an expert trumpeter with a classical background;

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Tickets are "pay-what-you-can", with suggested pricing of $20, $15 for seniors, $5 for ages 25 and under. All seats are general admission. Tickets will be available for purchase on the Connecting Chords Music Festival website and at the door.

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First Baptist Church

315 W. Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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