Jubilee will feature Master Musicians of the Aga Khan Music Initiative and special guests Kronos Quartet and Bassekou Kouyaté in a performance of newly-created compositions that exemplify the way musical creativity has historically developed from the meeting of different cultures.
The Aga Khan Academies and Ryerson University have established a partnership to help develop Academies students as part of the next wave of socially conscious young innovators. Ryerson is providing 12 fellowships over three years for Academies students and faculty to attend the Ryerson summer programme. The collaboration between Ryerson University and the Academies gives talented students the opportunity to accelerate their learning and hands-on experience with innovation and entrepreneurship at one of Ontario’s premier universities.
The legendary string quartet present an adventurous concert of new works never before heard in the Middle East, featuring the acclaimed Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man, and Tajikistan’s Sirojiddin Juraev, a master of Central Asian long-neck lutes, on dutar.
86 minutes, live music performance, accompanied by film
Directed by Saodat Ismailova
Music composed and arranged by Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky
Scenography by Kamilla Kurmanbekova
Costumes by Hilola Sher
Lighting design and movement by Séverine Rième
Sound and Technical Direction by Joseph Jabbour