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.

Series Events

Saturday, October 20, 2012 | 10 PM
Thomas Mapfumo
Zankel Hall


  • Thomas Mapfumo
  • The Blacks Unlimited
Ndatomutswa Nengoma
Thomas Mapfumo
Sheer Legacy
Friday, November 30, 2012 | 9:30 PM
Yoruba Andabo
The Afro-Cuban Tradition
Zankel Hall


  • 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
Yoruba Andabo
Yoruba Andabo
La Gozadera
Yoruba Andabo
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | 8:30 PM
Arnaldo Antunes
Orquestra Imperial
Zankel Hall


  • Arnaldo Antunes
  • Orquestra Imperial
Supermercado Do Amor
Saturday, February 16, 2013 | 10 PM
Zankel Hall


  • Alash
The Reindeer Herder's Song
Alash Ensemble
Friday, March 8, 2013 | 8:30 PM
Zankel Hall


  • 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
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