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Afghan Women’s Orchestra at the Sheldonian Theatre

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxon OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£10 - £20
  1. Afghan Women’s Orchestra

Musicians from Kabul – side by side with OSJ players and students from Oxford schools and University

Concert starts at 5pm

Afghan Traditional Ensemble

Conductor: Lauren Braithwaite

An-selsela-mo                                     Nainawaz, arr. Allegra Boggess

In Gham-e-be Haya                           Salim Sarmast, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Lal Meri Pat Rakhiyo                        Ashiq Hussain, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Zindegi Akhair Sarayad                    Indian Bollywood, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

L’Epice d’Asie                                     Shin-Itchiro Yokoyama, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Conductor: Dr Cayenna Ponchione

Greensleeves                                     Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Conductor: Negin Khpolwak

Norwegian Dance no. 2 .                 Edvard Grieg, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Farwardin                                           Salim Sarmast, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Ay Shakhe Gul                                   Salim Sarmast, arr. Allegra Boggess

Meera Joota Hai Japani                  Shankar Jaikishan, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

Sta Da Bangro Shrang                     Nashenas, arr. Lauren Braithwaite

As part of this concert, we will perform Zanane sarbuland, a piece written especially for the orchestra to celebrate International Women’s Day. If you want to join the chorus, please find details here

“Demonstrating OSJ’s renewed commitment to increasing individual and community wellbeing through arts participation via world-class musical performances, collaborations and research initiatives.”

For more information on the Afghan Womens Orchestra project, click here

Tickets available via the BOOK TICKETS link below.

Sheldonian seating plan here.

When you purchase tickets, please do consider adding a voluntary donation to support our work in the community.

Other events with our guests from Afghanistan:
Wednesday 13 March 
Traditional Afghan instruments demonstration at Holywell Music Room, Oxford
Thursday 14 March Schools concerts in Oxford at Wesley Memorial Hall
Thursday 14 March Panel discussion at Somerville. Tickets some. ox.ac.uk
Friday 15 March Concert and fundraising event at British Museum for Afghan Embassy, London. Tickets britishmuseum org
Saturday 16 March Concert at Harrow Arts Centre. Tickets harrowarts.org

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
£10 - £20
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.osj.org.uk

Organiser

OSJ
Phone:
07775 904626
Email:
admin@osj.org.uk
Website:
www.osj.org.uk

Venue

Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street
Oxford, Oxon OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
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Phone:
01865 277299
Website:
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/sheldonian/