Monthly Archives: February 2021

Bold colors and surreal compositions overturn the monotony of commercial billboards

A purple mass floats with raised hands; one figure lies on a salon-salon filing his nails, while another sits on a golden chair with his arms crossed and wearing a red hat. Here are some scenes from the new billboard series, Walls for a cause NYC, presented in collaboration with …

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Grammy-nominated Danish string quartet brings love and reverence to classical compositions

As David Finckel, Co-Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center describes, “… the quartet brought love, respect, magic and selfless dedication. It was so powerful and so intense that you stopped judging and let yourself go. “ Since its debut in 2002, the quartet has demonstrated a …

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Faculty and Staff Honors: Holocaust Remembrance, New Compositions, Top Local Album in 2020

Arts and entertainment | Politics and government | UW and the community | UW Notepad February 9, 2021 Recent honors and accomplishments from the University of Washington faculty include a keynote address at a national Holocaust remembrance event, an album of new compositions, and a musical nod from the Seattle …

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Art Alert: Egypt celebrates the compositions of Farouk El-Sharnoubi in concert – Music – Arts & Culture

The Cairo Opera House will host an event in honor of Egyptian composer Farouk El-Sharnouby on Thursday, February 4. The evening will feature many renowned singers: Ali El-Haggar, Marwa Nagi, Ahmed Sa’ad and Mohamed El-Sharnouby, presenting a selection of the work of Farouk El-Sharnouby accompanied by an orchestra conducted by …

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