Kronos Quartet with Alim Qasimov Ensemble
GRAMMY-Winning Kronos Quartet with Alim Qasimov Ensemble
$15.00 - $19.00*
The multiple award-winning contemporary music group Kronos Quartet performs live at Schwartz Center for Performing arts with the Alim Qasimov Ensemble. Together they perform powerful pieces drawn from the repertoire of Azerbaijani ashiqs, traditional singer-songwriters who were born out of the Shamanistic beliefs of ancient Turkic peoples. The ashiqs perpetuated the oral traditions of their people and promoted the communal value systems of the culture, through songs that told tales of love and epic battles and wars. These wandering troubadours continue the tradition to this day. The legendary singer Alim Qasimov is one of these modern ashiqs and has been called "one of the most thrilling, unashamedly emotional performers on the planet" by The Guardian
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