The Shiraz Arts Festival was a platform for cultural exchange that brought together artists from around the world to share and celebrate their diverse artistic expressions. One notable event from the festival was the “Stockhausen Panorama” in 1972, which celebrated the work of the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen through a series of multiple concerts. Our “Shiraz Panorama” celebrates that legacy through the rich lens of Philadelphia’s vibrant performing arts community. Immerse yourself in a day filled with a diverse array of artistic expressions, from music and dance to screenings, debates, and more.
GAMELAN GITA SANTI – traditional Balinese music and dance
TOSHI MAKIHARA – seamless blend of percussion with dance-like body movement
MINA ZARFSAZ & EUGENE LEW – new work inspired by the Persian poem “The Conference of the Birds”
ALIZE ROZSNYAI – performing Luciano Berio “Sequenza III per voce” (1965)
JUPITER BLUE – guitar and vocals from members of Sun Ra Arkestra
USILOQUY DANCE – traditional Indian classical Bharatanatyam dance
URIOL우리얼 – traditional Korean percussion ensemble
UNIVERSAL RHYTHM – experimental percussion music from Shakoor Hakeem & Pete Angevine
Full schedule coming soon.
This event is part of A UTOPIAN STAGE, an exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative from February 9 to March 30, 2024.
Pictured above: Mantra, for two Pianos, Karlheinz Stockhausen (composer), Alfons Kontarsky, Aloys Kontarsky (pianists) – Saray-e Moshir, 1972; Courtesy Stockhausen-Stiftung für Musik / Archaeology of the Final Decade Archives
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