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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Musical Explorers Family

Saturday, May 9, 2020 12 PM Zankel Hall
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Michael Daves, Layth Sidiq, and Qian Yi
New York City–based artists perform in a vibrant, highly interactive concert that lets children discover music from around the world that can be found right in their own city. Michael Daves performs bluegrass tunes, Qian Yi presents Chinese folk songs, and Layth Sidiq shares folk music from Iraq.

Free pre-concert activities take place in Zankel Hall one hour before the performance.

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For ages 4–8

Performers

L. Steven Taylor, Host
Shanna Lesniak-Whitney, Pre-Concert Show Leader

Michael Daves, Vocals and Guitar
Tony Trischka, Vocals and Banjo
Maddie Witler, Vocals and Mandolin
Alex Hargreaves, Vocals and Fiddle
Larry Cook, Vocals and Bass

Qian Yi, Vocals
Liang Wu, Flutes
Li Sun, Pipa

Layth Sidiq, Vocals and Violin
Hadi Eldebek, Oud
Zafer Tawil, Qanun
John Murchison, Bass
April Centrone, Percussion

Program

DANIEL ELIOT LEVY "Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers Song"

MONROE "Uncle Pen"

BRYANT / DAVIS / MCMICHEN "In the Pines"

TRADITIONAL "Mo Li Hua"

GEXIN "Gong Xi, Gong Xi"

TRADITIONAL "Tal’a Min Beit Abouha"

TRADITIONAL "Foag el-Nakhal"

Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are made possible, in part, by endowment gifts from Linda and Earle S. Altman, The Irene Diamond Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.

Lead funding for Musical Explorers has been provided by Linda and Earle S. Altman, Siegel Family Endowment, and Ralph W. and Leona Kern.

In honor of the centenary of his birth, Carnegie Hall’s 2019–2020 season is dedicated to the memory of Isaac Stern in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to Carnegie Hall, arts advocacy, and the field of music.

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