Formed in 2006 in New York City, Kinan Azmeh’s CityBand immediately gained recognition for their virtuosic and high energy performance. Azmeh is a graduate of both the Damascus University electrical engineering program and its Institute of High Music, a graduate of Juilliard, and a member of the Silk Road, with whom he shares a Grammy Award. With CityBand,
“Intensely soulful.”The New York Times
Additional support provided by Debra & Michael Raizman, Yukiko Ueno & Eran Egozy, Randolph Hawthorne & Carliss Baldwin, and Marylen Sternweiler.
This performance is also made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Innovation Funds.