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- 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
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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