Riyaaz Qawwali Concert @ The Menil Collection, Houston [3 May]

Riyaaz Qawwali Concert


196
03
May
19:00 - 20:00

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The Menil Collection
1533 Sul Ross St, Houston, Texas 77006
Experience the rich poetic and musical traditions of South Asian Qawwali. Based in the U.S., Riyaaz features musicians from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who come from multiple religious and spiritual backgrounds. Trained in both eastern and western classical music, this ensemble has been performing Qawwali for the past twelve years to enthusiastic audiences around the world.

Riyaaz last performed at the Menil during the exhibition Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence. This evening’s program will include new work based on art objects in the Menil’s permanent collection.

This program is free and open to everyone. The performance will take place on the main building lawn.

*Rain date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018*
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