PRE-SALE PROMO — EXTENDED TO JULY 23 2018 (11:59PM)
PROMO CODE: UNITE (15% OFF ADULT TICKETS) CHILDREN, STUDENTS, SENIORS AND ARTS WORKERS: (Regular $30) DISCOUNT POSTED ONLINE.
Musicians, dancers, and other artists from Toronto’s African, Jewish and Muslim diasporas unite in a joyful sharing of their cultural traditions.
Headlined by soprano Denise Williams, the event brings together some of our best known performers – pianists Brahm Goldhamer and Nina Shapilsky, percussionists Sam Donkoh and Daniel Barnes, clarinetist Ben MacDonald; members of the Toronto Ismaili Muslim Youth Choir, directed by Adrian Savin and Salima Dhanani; and Ismaili dancers, and sitarist, Anwar Khurshid. Guest artists include tenor Mitch Smolkin, dub poet Clifton Joseph, dancer Shakeil Rollock, pianist Babak Naseri, tabla player, Jaswinder Sraa, and interpretive dancer
The program will include songs of inspiration, evocative melodies of yearning, lively dances from Africa, and joyous klezmer numbers, sung in many languages.
The afternoon will also honour Canada’s First Nations by having singer/songwriter Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone open the event.
The event dovetails with the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, and his aspiration for global pluralism: that the peoples of the world collaborate and learn from one another, and live together in peace.
Presented by the Children of Abraham Collective under the ageis of No Strings Theatre in partnership with North York Arts (NYA)
More details — https://denisewilliamssoprano.com/walk-together-children