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The Soraya's Top 5 Favorite Moments from Broadway Star Joshua Henry

   Bernie Fabig   posted:  April 21, 2022

Joshua Henry belts his heart out in “Soliloquy” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel for the 2018 Broadway revival original cast album.

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‘Rivers of Sound’: From the Euphrates to The Soraya

   Kirk Silsbee   posted:  April 13, 2022

Composer Amir ElSaffar, the innovative jazz trumpeter and director of the Rivers of Sound Orchestra, is calling his new work “a sonic embrace.” ElSaffar penned the expression to describe “Emergence,”...

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Director Selects: Amir ElSaffar

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  April 7, 2022

Amir ElSaffar is a musical magician. He can spin a thread for long stretches, luring listeners to lose themselves in a faraway world.

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Accessing the Eternal Through Dance

   Karen Greenspan   posted:  April 1, 2022

Ragamala Dance Company, a family affair, has its artistic roots in the South Indian dance form, Bharatanatyam, renowned as the oldest classical dance tradition in India.

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Director Selects: Ragamala Dance Company

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 30, 2022

The spiritual story of Varanasi and its exquisite beauty should be experienced by everyone, regardless of national or religious origin.

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Director Selects: Silkroad Ensemble

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 24, 2022

When Silk Road Ensemble last performed at The Soraya in 2019, there were occasional gasps during the performance, and many left speechless.

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Executive Director Thor Steingraber Remembers Younes Nazarian

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 18, 2022

I am joined by President Erika D. Beck in sharing the news that we have lost a revered and beloved member of our community — Younes Nazarian.

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Director Selects: Martha Graham Dance Company and Jason Moran

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 11, 2022

At The Soraya, we’re helping to make history. Students of music, dance, and American culture know that few individuals contributed more to the advancement of art in the 20th century...

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Martha Graham’s ode to nature ‘Canticle,’ re-imagined for 21st Century

   Debra Levine   posted:  March 9, 2022

When Martha Graham premiered a new, full-company work with a poetic title, “Canticle for Innocent Comedians,” it was the Spring of 1952.

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Director Selects: Joshua Bell

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  March 4, 2022

Please join us on March 10 to celebrate the return of Joshua Bell and Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

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