Alash Ensemble Performance/Q+A

4:30 pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2013
8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Contact Name:
Theresa Cooney
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, the Program in Scripture and the Arts will be hosting the Alash Ensemble, internationally acclaimed masters of Tuvan throat singing. Hailing from the Tuva Republic in Siberia Russia, the ensemble will hold a performance for the BU community showcasing this remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time. The performance will be followed by a Q+A session that will focus on possible intersections between Tuvan throat singing and Shamanism. Earlier in the afternoon, at 1 pm the ensemble will hold a workshop with interested BU students. Location of both workshop and performance: GSU Conference Auditorium, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA Date/Time: November 5, 2013/ 1 pm workshop, 5:30 pm performance, Q+A and Reception to follow. Free and Open to BU Community. For more information see: Co-sponsored by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the BU Department of Religion, the Core Curriculum and Distinguished Teaching Fellowship and the BU Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature.