Friday, March 11, 2011 | Mystical Music of the Near East | Concert by Eliyahu & the Qadim Ensemble | 8pm | $15

Qadim is a word found in both Arabic and Hebrew meaning ‘ancient’ as well as ‘that which will come.’   Their repertoire includes Jewish music from throughout the region, Arabic, Turkish Sufi, Hebrew-Yemenite, Ladino, Armenian and Moroccan music, celebrating the common musical and spiritual heritage of the region’s cultures, while honoring the great diversity found within them.

“Beautifully presented, the players bring superb musicianship and palpable enthusiasm to each performance . . . creating a sense of human communication with the divine.” – NPR, All Things Considered

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