New Marlborough: Virtuoso to perform Egyptian, Syrian music


Composer and oud and violin virtuoso Simon Shaheen will perform "From Cairo to Andalusia" at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Historic Meeting House, Route 57, as part of the New Marlborough Village Association's Music and More series.

A pre-concert lecture begins at 3:30 p.m.

Shaheen will be joined by a percussionist and a qanun player in a program of traditional Egyptian and Syrian music, plus improvisations and original compositions.

The concert will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the artists.

For reservations, call 413-229-2785 or visit


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