Kinan Azmeh’s Songs for Days to Come
Part of: Sounds & Stories
Sounds & Stories opens with the first complete performance of Songs for Days to Come, a song cycle for soprano, clarinet, cello and piano by Syrian composer-clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad collective. Melding Arabic and Western traditions with improvisation and the spoken voice, Azmeh’s cycle is set to poems about Syrian life by five of his contemporary compatriots .
Songs for Days to Come