Carnegie Hall Presents

World Views

From the remarkable throat-singing technique prevalent in Central Asia to the politically charged music of Zimbabwe, from the percussion-driven rumba of Cuba and the retro-chic samba of Brazil to the hard-hitting reels and jigs of Ireland, fascinating global beats are showcased in this unique series.These energetic performers are leading interpreters in their respective genres, sharing their native rhythms and musical messages with legions of fans worldwide.

Thomas Mapfumo

Yoruba Andabo

Arnaldo Antunes
Orquestra Imperial

Alash

Altan

Thomas Mapfumo

Zankel Hall
Saturday, October 20, 2012 | 10 PM

Performers

Thomas Mapfumo
The Blacks Unlimited
Known as the “Lion of Zimbabwe,” Thomas Mapfumo has popularized the music of his home country throughout the world with his revolutionary style.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

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Ndatomutswa Nengoma

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Thomas Mapfumo
Sheer Legacy

Yoruba Andabo

The Afro-Cuban Tradition

Zankel Hall
Friday, November 30, 2012 | 9:30 PM

Performers

Yoruba Andabo
·· Matías Geovani del Pino, Director, Vocals, and Percussion
·· Juan Campos, Vocals
·· Ronald González, Vocals
·· Regla Monet, Vocals
·· Demián Díaz, Vocals
·· Felipe Santiago Abreus, Vocals
·· Orlando Lage, Percussion
·· Julio César Lemoine, Percussion
·· Michael Herrera, Percussion
·· Didiel Armando Acosta, Percussion
·· Lesmais Quintero, Percussion
·· Zulema Pedroso, Dancer
·· Jennyselt Lázara Galata, Dancer
·· Pedro Lázaro Monteaguso, Dancer
·· Vladimir Silvio Quevedo, Dancer
The legendary folkloric group Yoruba Andabo ("friends of Yoruba culture") presents an evening of Cuban rumba. With singers, percussionists, and dancers, Yoruba Andabo performs ecstatic percussion-driven dances that reveal the ongoing influence of African religion and traditions in contemporary Cuba.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

El legendario grupo folclórico Yoruba Andabo ("amigos de la cultura yoruba") nos regala una noche de rumba cubana. Los cantantes, percusionistas y bailarines de esta agrupación ofrecen fascinantes danzas que revelan la influencia continua de la religión y las tradiciones africanas en la Cuba contemporánea.

Este concierto es parte de Late Nights en Zankel Hall.

O lendário grupo folclórico Yoruba Andabo ("amigos da cultura Yorubá") apresenta uma noite de rumba cubana. Com cantores, percussionistas e dançarinos, Yoruba Andabo realiza espetáculos arrebatadores de dança e percussão, que revelam a influência contínua da religião e tradições africanas na Cuba contemporânea.

Este concerto faz parte de Late Nights em Zankel Hall.

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Guantanamera


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Yoruba Andabo
Abakua

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Yoruba Andabo
La Gozadera

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Yoruba Andabo

Arnaldo Antunes
Orquestra Imperial

Zankel Hall
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 8:30 PM

Performers

Arnaldo Antunes
Orquestra Imperial
A double-bill of contrasts from Brazil: Orquestra Imperial, a retro-chic homage to big bands from the 1950s, plays sambas and other dance classics, while poet and singer-songwriter Arnaldo Antunes’s hypnotically quirky vision of contemporary MPB (música popular brasileira) is on display in a set with his five-piece band.

En este concierto doble se muestran los contrastes de Brasil: la Orquesta Imperial, en un homenaje retro-chic a las grandes bandas de la década de 1950, interpreta sambas y otros clásicos de baile, mientras que la visión hipnótica y extravagante del poeta, cantante y compositor Arnaldo Antunes de la música popular brasileña (MPB), se podrá escuchar en un set acompañado de su quinteto.

Um programa duplo, revelando os contrastes do Brasil: a Orquestra Imperial, uma homenagem retro-chic às big bands dos anos 50, tocará samba e outros clássicos dançantes, enquanto que a visão hipnótica e extravagante de MPB de Arnaldo Antunes será apresentada em um quinteto.

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Supermercado Do Amor

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Totolo

Alash

Zankel Hall
Saturday, February 16, 2013 | 10 PM

Performers

Alash
Alash, from the Siberian Republic of Tuva, is known for its remarkable throat-singing technique, holding true to the tradition of its ancestors and inspired by master musicians of Central Asia.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

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The Reindeer Herder's Song

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Alash
Alash Ensemble

Altan

Zankel Hall
Friday, March 8, 2013 | 8:30 PM

Performers

Altan
·· Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Lead Vocals and Fiddle
·· Ciarán Tourish, Fiddle, Tin Whistle, and Vocals
·· Dermot Byrne, Button Accordion and Melodeon
·· Dáithí Sproule, Guitar and Vocals
·· Ciarán Curran. Bouzouki and Bouzouki Guitar
No Irish traditional band has had a wider impact on audiences throughout the world than Altan. From delicate and heartrending airs to hard-hitting reels and jigs that often feature twin fiddles, Altan combines a respect for tradition with a modern sensibility.

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The Silver Slipper

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Altan
Narada

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