2019-2020 season

Each season Sulh Ensemble presents three big solo shows. Here are the shows for the 2019-2020 season.


Sulh Ensemble Presents: Musical Gems of the Middle East

Sulh Ensemble Presents: Musical Gems of the Middle East

IU Southeast Ogle Center
Stiefler Recital Hall
November 17, 2019
3:00pm Free and All-Ages

Please Join Sulh Ensemble in the first concert of our 2019-2020 Season as we share music from the Middle East and Asia Minor with you. We’ll be performing works by composers from Egypt, Turkey, Iran, and other countries and regions.

Works by:
Khosrovidukht Goghtnatsi (fl. 8th Century)
Reftar Kalfa (1648-1687)
Tanbûrî Dilhayât Kalfa (1710–1780)
Leyla Saz (1850–1936)
Faize Hanım (Ergin) (1894-1954)
Mohamed Abdel Wahab (1901-1991)
Farid El Atrache (1910-1974)
Baligh Hamdi (1931-1993)
Bijan Mortazavi (b. 1957)
and more…

FACEBOOK Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2463252817028951/

Hanuman: The Monkey King – A Shadow Puppet Opera


Hanuman: The Monkey King – A Shadow Puppet Opera

IU Southeast Ogle Center
Stiefler Recital Hall
April 11, 2020
3:00pm Free and All-Ages

Sulh Ensemble Presents: “Hanuman: The Monkey King”
A Shadow Puppet Opera
by Jon Silpayamanant

Come experience a modern retelling of the adventures of the Monkey King Hanuman from the Thai Epic, Ramakien. Presented in the visual style of Nang Pramothai, the Shadow Puppet Theater of Northeast Thailand, and video projections/animation by Camera Lucida, Hanuman will also featured a live orchestra of members from the Sulh Ensemble performing a score by Jon Silpayamanant.

FACEBOOK Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/526434361531772/

Raqs Maqom: Music and Dances of Central Asia


Raqs Maqom: Music and Dances of Central Asia

IU Southeast Ogle Center
Stiefler Recital Hall
May 24, 2020
3:00pm Free and All-Ages

Sulh Ensemble and the Crescent Moon Dance Company are collectively known as Raqs Maqom, a project which focuses on performing music and dance from Central Asia, the Silk Road, and the Middle East. Using traditional, as well as modern, instruments with traditional costumes Raqs Maqom presents unique programs focusing on a variety of traditional and classical dance and music.

FACEBOOK Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/872103279850998/