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Silkroad Ensemble

Heroes Take Their Stands (Cal Performances Co-commission)

May 3, 2019



Program:
Pauchi Sasaki and Nomi Sasaki/ Elektra [The Oresteia, 5th century BCE]
Kaoru Watanabe and Wu Man/ June Snow [The Stand of Dou E, 13th century]
Colin Jacobsen and Aparna Ramaswamy/ Arjuna's Revelation [The Bhagavad Gita, 2nd century BCE]
Jason Moran and Lucy Rave/ Moderato 400 [Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Holt Street Baptist Church, 1955]
Kayhan Kalhor and Hamid Rahmanian/ The Prince of Sorrows [The Stand of Siavosh from The Shahnameh, 10th century]

Silkroad Ensemble Performers:
Jeffrey Beecher, double bass
Nicholas Cords, viola
Sandeep Das, tabla
Haruka Fujii, percussio
Shane Shanahan, percussion
Colin Jacobsen, violin
Johnny Gandelsman, violin
Kayhan Kalhor, kemancheh
Karen Ouzounian, cello
Cristina Pato, Galician bagpipes and piano
Aparna Ramaswamy, Bharatanatyam dancer
Kojiro Umezaki, shakuhachi
Kaoru Watanabe, shinobue, nohkan flutes, taiko, and narimono
Wu Man, pipa
Wu Tong, sheng



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Pictured: from left to right Johnny Gandelsman, Wu Man, Nicholas Cords, Shane Shanahan, and Jeffrey Beecher of the Silkroad Ensemble. Silkroad Ensemble performs Heroes Take Their Stands Friday, May 3, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured: The Silkroad Ensemble, from left to right: Cristina Pato, Johnny Gandelsman, Nicholas Cords, Sandeep Das, Wu Man, Joseph Gramley, Jeffrey Beecher, Kojiro Umezaki, and Shane Shanahan. Silkroad Ensemble performs Heroes Take Their Stands Friday, May 3, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured: Cristina Pato and Wu Teng, Silkroad Ensemble. Silkroad Ensemble performs Heroes Take Their Stands Friday, May 3, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured: Colin Jacobsen and Kayhan Kalhor, Silkroad Ensemble. Silkroad Ensemble performs Heroes Take Their Stands Friday, May 3, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.
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