Dec 20, 2012
Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre Presents Sama-E Rast at Toronto Centre for the Arts Tonight
Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of Sama-e Rast, an unprecedented, multi-layered evening of integrated dance, music and poetry stemming from the ancient mystic traditions of Western and Central Asia.
The Toronto Star
Sashar Zarif and Alim Qasimov bring Sama-e Rast to Toronto
Toronto's Sashar Zarif and mugham singer Alim Qasimov, who perform at the George Weston Recital Hall in the Toronto Centre for the Arts on Dec.
WNYC-AM New York
Southeastern European Laments
Listen to Azerbaijani songs featuring the Alim Qasimov ensemble and arranged for the Kronos Quartet on this edition of New Sounds, from the record, "Floodplain." Then something by PJ Harvey from "Let England Shake" with samples of what sounds like Turkish lamenting and kanun.
The 8th Cross-Culture Warsaw Festival
Orient Inspirations are the motto of the 8th Cross-Culture Warsaw Festival, a presentation of the most interesting phenomena in world culture and music, one of the biggest events of this kind in Central Europe to be held in Warsaw September 23-29 . The festival will be opened by concerts by Alim Qasimov master of Azerbaijan classical music, also ... (more)
Alim Qasimov Esemble, Greyfriars Kirk
The traditional and classical secular music of Azerbaijan has a champion in Alim Qasimov , and powerful friends in David Harrington and the Kronos Quartet, who have taken it into the concert hall, and featured it on their recent album Floodplain.