Artist: Robert Browning Associates

Past Performances

RBA: A World in Trance Festival: Persia: Hossein Omoumi

Sunday, April 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Hossein Omoumi is a virtuoso of the Persian ney (flute) and an accomplished vocalist.

RBA: A World in Trance Festival: India: Ustad Shahid Parvez

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Ustad Shahid Parvez is one of the world's leading sitarist known for pushing its boundaries to greater heights.

RBA: A World in Trance Festival: Afghanistan: Homayoun Shakhi

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Rare New York appearance of Homayoun Sakhi, the most renowned Afghan rubab player of his generation.

Anna Sato & Shingo Maeyama – Songs of Amami Island, Japan

Saturday, May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Shingo Maeyama, two of the island’s most famous artists of the younger generation, perform the folk music of Amami Island in western Japan, […]

RBA: A World In Trance Festival: Shahid Parvez + Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi – North/South Indian Jugalbandi (Duet) for Sitar + Violin

Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Since earliest times music and dance have played a major role in uniting people through ritual, often seeking union with the divine through […]

RBA: A World In Trance Festival: The Gundecha Brothers – Dhrupad Music of India

Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Since earliest times music and dance have played a major role in uniting people through ritual, often seeking union with the divine through […]

RBA: Riyaaz Qawwali – Sufi Music of Pakistan + India

Saturday, March 19, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Robert Browning Associates Presents: Riyaaz Qawwali – Sufi Music of Pakistan + India

Robert Browning Associates: GAMELAN KUSUMA LARAS with I. M. HARJITO & guest dancer ANANG TOTOK DWIANTORO Javanese Music & Dance

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
This NYC-based classical Javanese gamelan orchestra, comprised of American and Indonesians, is under the direction of I. M. Harjito, one of the […]

Robert Browning Associates: FARAH SIRAJ Traditional & Contemporary Arab Song

Saturday, November 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist-composer Farah Siraj has captivated international audiences with her lush vocals in Arab song, ranging from traditional music to […]

Robert Browning Associates: FODAY MUSA SUSO Griot Music of West Africa

Saturday, October 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Known for his hypnotic performances of traditional Mandingo music, as well as for his cutting-edge musical encounters, kora (harp-lute) virtuoso […]