With thriving international careers, the Palestinian-Japanese soprano Mariam Tamari and Palestinian pianist Fadi Deeb are two of the most accomplished artists of Palestinian origin in the world of classical music today. Celebrating both their cultural and musical roots, the musicians invite you on a luminous journey of art song, piano, and poetry from Palestine, Japan, France, and Italy--across sea and beyond time.
A partial list of songs to be performed:
“Ya Leili” (poetry by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra) by Agnes Bashir
“Two Poems by Mahmoud Darwish” by Mariam Tamari
“A Beautiful Spring” by Hideo Kobayashi
“Summertime” by George Gershwin
Other opera arias and music from Palestine, Japan, France and Italy