Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring Through Music

MIT and WGBH bring you a music documentary paying tribute to the Arab Spring
Friday at 10:30pm on WGBH 2




Featuring the world premiere of "Awakening," by composer and MIT alumnus Jamshied Sharifi. The work debuted in March 2012, performed by the MIT Wind Ensemble, led by Dr. Frederick E. Harris, conductor of the ensemble, and Director of Wind and Jazz Ensembles for MIT Music and Theater Arts.

»Read more about the origins of the Awakenings project.
»"Jamshied Sharifi: The World's Music as 'One'" on NPR


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