Carnegie Hall Presents

World Views

 The world comes to Carnegie Hall. Honduran Aurelio Martinez and the maverick African musician Cheikh Lô, the sounds of Hungary and India, and the eclectic vocal group Lo Còr de la Plana are all a part of this series. 

Aurelio Martinez

Rhythm of Rajasthan

Muzsikás

Lo Còr de la Plana

Cheikh Lô

Aurelio Martinez

Zankel Hall
Saturday, October 15, 2011 | 10 PM

Performers

Aurelio Martinez
Aurelio Martinez is a Central American singer, composer, and guitarist from a small fishing village in Honduras. He brings a bittersweet vocal style to guitar-accompanied ballads and other traditional song forms.

Rhythm of Rajasthan

Zankel Hall
Saturday, November 19, 2011 | 8:30 PM

Performers

Rhythm of Rajasthan
·· Lakha Khan Manganiyar, Sarangi
·· Kalla Khan Manganiyar, Kamayacha and Vocals
·· Kachra Khan Manganiyar, Vocals
·· Faqir Khan Manganiyar, Dholak
·· Shakoor Khan Langa, Khartaal, Algoza, and Morchang
·· Asha Sapera, Dancer
·· Dhapu Devi, Dancer
·· Nitin Nath Harsh, Director
Rhythm of Rajasthan—from the windswept Thar Desert in northwestern India—combines ecstatic Sufi songs and folk music with spectacular folk dances.

Muzsikás

THE ROUTES AND ROOTS OF BARTÓK

Zankel Hall
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 | 7:30 PM

Performers

Muzsikás
Mihály Sipos, Violin
László Porteleki, Violin, Koboz, and Tambura
Péter Éri, Viola, Kontra, Mandolin, and Flutes
Dániel Hamar, Contrabass, Gardon, and Turkish Drum
Mária Petrás, Guest Vocalist

with

András Schiff, Piano
Artist-in-residence András Schiff joins Muzsikás—perhaps the world’s most admired Hungarian folk-music ensemble and the first group to popularize their country’s traditional music.

Listen

"Eddig Vendég"

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Muzsikás
Hannibal

Lo Còr de la Plana

Zankel Hall
Saturday, March 24, 2012 | 10 PM

Performers

Lo Còr de la Plana
Lo Còr de la Plana is an all-male polyphonic vocal ensemble that accompanies itself on amplified bendirs (frame drums), drawing on influences that range from Bartók to Gregorian chant, reggae, and Arab music.

Listen

"Fanfarneta"

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Lo Còr de la Plana 
Buda Musique

Cheikh Lô

Zankel Hall
Friday, April 20, 2012 | 10 PM

Performers

Cheikh Lô
Cheikh Lô is one of the great mavericks of African music. A superb singer and songwriter—as well as a distinctive guitarist, percussionist, and drummer—he has personalized and distilled a variety of influences from West and Central Africa.

Listen

"Doxandeme"

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Cheikh Lô
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