NEXUS PERCUSSION & SEPIDEH RAISSADAT

  • The Registry Theatre 122 Frederick St Kitchener, ON, N2H Canada

Friday, June 13, 730 PM, The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St., Kitchener  ON

NEXUS PERCUSSION & SEPIDEH RAISSADAT

Tickets $25/15 available here.

NEXUS is the group that started it all. Dubbed the “High priests of the percussion world” by the NY Times, they have a now legendary body of work to call their own, working with luminaries from Steve Gadd to Steve Reich, Toru Takemitsu to Morton Feldman. They will appear with Sepideh Raissadat, a classically trained Persian singer and instrumentalist; she gave the first solo performance in Iran by a woman after the 1979 revolution.

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Nexus : Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Russell Hartenberger, Garry Kvistad

Vocalist: Sepideh Raissadat

 

The Invisible Proverb     Russell Hartenberger

            1. Okarche

            2. Drumtalker

            3. Darkwater

            4. Sky Ghost

 

Moondog Suite               Louis Hardin aka Moondog (arr. R. Hartenberger)                               

            1. Viking 1                   (arr. Tosoff/Hartenberger)

            2. Snakebite Rattle

            3. In Vienna

            4. Wind River Powwow

            5. Pastoral

            6. I’m This, I’m That

 

INTERMISSION

 

Persian Songs                         Reza Ghassemi  (arr. R. Hartenberger)                                   

            1. Madadi Ke Chasme Mastat

                        (A Cup of Wine to My Rescue – from your intoxicating glance)

            2. Vajd, Suivi De Ta Dami Bissayam

                        (A Moment of Ease)

            3. Chant and Setar

            4. Eishe Modam

                        (Endless Bliss)

            5. Chant and Setar

            6. Selselehye Mooye Doost

                        (Locks of the Beloved’s Hair)

            7. Az In Marg Matarsid Suivi De Bouye Sharab

                        (Be Not Afraid of Death; Scent of Wine)

 

NEXUS will also be performing the following evening in the performance of STEVE REICH: DRUMMING, Saturday June 14 at 800 PM.

This performance has been generously sponsored by James Harley.