Eurasian Ensemble Concert Central Asian traditional music and dance

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 3:00pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

Master dutarist and Honored Artist of Uzbekistan, Malika Ziyaeva, has travelled from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to join master frame drummer and Honored Artist of Uzbekistan, Abbos Kosimov, and the 12 members of UCSC's Eurasian Ensemble for an afternoon of Central Asian traditional music and dance.

Students will perform Uzbek folk songs and dances, as well as classical maqom on dutar (two-stringed lute), doyra (frame drum), and voice.

Malika Ziyaeva, dutar (two-stringed pear-shaped lute)

Abbos Kosimov, doyra (frame drum)
Robyn Friend, dance

Tanya Merchant, director

Admission is free.
Doors open at 2:30pm.