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Pop-up Performances 2022

POP-UP PERFORMANCES

Pop-up Performances 2022

Date: 2022
Price: Free with Museum Admission

The Aga Khan Museum provides a platform for emerging and established award-winning artists to showcase their craft, initiate cross-cultural dialogue, and engage new audiences.

 

Throughout the season, experience poetry, music and dance that reflects the rich tapestry of diverse world regions, from the Balkans to the Nordic countries, from the Middle East to Asia. Enjoy informal performances – of jazz, Latin, Persian, traditional Asian music, and more – by a range of captivating artists in the Museum’s public spaces and galleries.

 

Join us every week for a new Pop-Up experience


Wednesdays at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 7 pm.
Saturdays and Sundays at 12 pm, 1 pm, and 3 pm.

 

August performers

 

Marta Solek
August 3-7


 

Marta Solek is a multi-instrumentalist from Poland, she graduated from the Krakow Academy of Music specializing in both cello and Polish/World knee fiddles. She is the first musician in the world to hold a master's degree in suka from bilgoray and plock fiddle-unique traditional instruments from the 17th Century. She has performed all over the world with classical orchestras, jazz, pop, rock, and world music bands, recorded 14 CDs, as well as performed for TV shows, games, and theatre.

 

Follow Marta Solek on Instagram and Facebook

Roa Lee
August 10-14

 

 

A Gayageum musician from Korea, Roa (HyunYoung) Lee began playing when she was seven years old and received formal training at a high school and university for traditional performing arts. Interested in collaboration and incorporating the Gayageum with various music genres, Lee's music blends traditional Korean with different elements from a diverse selection of other genres. 

 

Follow Roa Lee on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter

 

Sangah Lee
August 17-21

 

 

Sangah Lee is a Korean traditional music performer, specialized in pansori (a story-singing tradition). Currently based in Toronto, Canada, She has been actively conducting workshops, lectures, and performances in the pursuit of introducing the beauty of Korean traditional music to the world. Graduated from Ewha Woman's University in Seoul with a major in Korean music, she is now a Ph.D. candidate in ethnomusicology and instructor at the University of Toronto.

 

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