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Heart of Afghanistan

The Tarkington // Saturday, Jan 25, 8pm ET

Heart of Afghanistan

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With music banned in their home country, Heart of Afghanistan carries the flame of the nation’s rich and complex cultural heritage, from its pre-Islamic Buddhist period to the modern era. The Fanoos Ensemble features Afghan singer and TV star Ahmad Fanoos on vocals and harmonium, his sons Elham Fanoos on piano and Mehran Fanoos on violin, and Sohail Karimi on tabla. The program will include Afghan folk music, traditional odes based on Sufi poetry, and the iconic hits of Afghan pop singer Ahmad Zahir. Heart of Afghanistan is a production of American Voices.