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UMS Concert Program, March 28, 1978: The Sabri Brothers In Qawwali Music From Pakistan --

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Concert: Third
Complete Series: 4119
Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The University Musical Society
The University of Michigan
The Sabri Brothers
Qawwali Music from Pakistan
Ghulam Farid Sabri and Maqbool Ahmed Sabri Singers and Harmonium Players
Singers: Kamal Sabri, Mahmoodghaznavi, Umer Daraz, Abdul Aziz, Masi Huddin
Xal and Tabla: Mohammad Anwar Dholak: Abdul Kari.m
Tuesday Evening, March 28, 1978, at 8:30 Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Qaul and Tarana.........
SarELamakan ("The Ascent").....
Girte Howe Jab Maine Tera Naam Liya Hai ("As I was Falling")
Poetry by: Amir Khusro
Sheikh Saadi and Amber Shah Wassi
Kausar Niazi
Na Samjho Khak Ka Putla......
("Do Not Take Me for a Figure of Clay")
Khwaja Ki Diwani ("Enchanted by Khwaja")
Tu Rehnawarde Shoq Hai Manzil Na Kar Qobool . ("The Wanderer")
Amber Shah Warsi Sahkai Sanbhari
Coming in April--announcement of 19TS1079 season of International Presentations, the 100th year oj the University Musical Society, to include the Eighth Annual Asian
Third Concert
Seventh Annual Asian Series
Complete Programs 4119
About the Artists
Ghulani Fnrifl Subri, troupe leader, and his brother Muqbool Ahmeil Sabri, assistant troupe leader and music director, were taught the art of Qawwali as children by their father, also a famous Qawwal. The Sabri Brothers' Qawwali troupe is the only troupe which has a "first class" status in the Pakistan Television Corporation. Popular film and recording artists in Pakistan, the Sabri Brothers' troupe has toured Europe, Asia and the Middle East. In 1970 the Government of Pakistan sent them to Nepal as representatives for the royal wedding. In 1975 they performed in the United States and Canada under the auspices of The Performing Arts Program of The Asia Society. That tour included a performance in Ann Arbor on March 16, 1975.
Philippe Entremont, Pianist
(replacing Lazar Berman, originally scheduled last November)
Saturday, April 1, at 8:30 in Hill Auditorium
Music oj Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel
All tickets for the Berman recital will be honored on April 1; additional tickets are available from $4 to $10.
Fourth Annual Benefit Concert and Reception
for the University Musical Society and School of Music
Jessye Norman, Soprano
The University Symphony Orchestra
Friday, April 7, at 8:30, in Hill Auditorium
Between leading roles at Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Scala, the Bayrcuth Festival, and Covent Garden, and concert appearances throughout Europe and the Americas, this former UM student returns to Ann Arbor to generously donate her artistry lor these two musical organizations. Her predecessois in this worthy endeavor have been Mstislav Rostropovich, Yehudi Menuhin, Gyorgy Sandor, and Eugene Ormandy.
Miss Norman performs with the exceptionally fine University Symphony Orchestra, a 100member group designated by Maestro Ormandy as "his junior Philadelphia Orchestra."
Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio
Mozart: Concert Aria: "Ch'io mi scordi di te," K. 505
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Wagner: Prelude and LoveDeath from Tristan and Isolde
Concert tickets: Main floor, $8; First Balcony, $7; Second Balcony, $6 and 4; $25 includes a main floor seat and a reception after the concert to meet the artists.
Amadeus String Quartet.........Thursday, April 6
Bavarian Symphony OrchestraKubelik.....Saturday, April 8
May Festival............. April 2730
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Phones: 6653717, 7642538

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