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Kayhan Kalhor’s “Silent City” in Orlando

On February 27, 2017, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra​ performed Kayhan Kalhor​’s “Silent City.” While Music Director Eric Jacobsen​, also a member of the Silkroad Ensemble, programmed the piece over a year ago, it took on new meaning during this moment of changing immigration policy. We asked Kayhan, Eric, and Shane Shanahan​ to share what music, like “Silent City,” can do to encourage cross-cultural understanding today.




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One thought on “Kayhan Kalhor’s “Silent City” in Orlando

  1. Han Tran says:

    I watched the documentary recently and all I could think about when I was watching was how relevant this is even after all this time, and how happy I am that this ensemble has stayed together through all of it.

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