Musical Myths and Scheherazade's Stories

Sunday, November 9, 2014
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

This two-part program features tales of the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East through storytelling and music. Resident storyteller Kim Sheahan will perform the stories of Orpheus, Theseus, and characters from the Arabian Nights. The stories will then be interpreted through the multimedia harp show Scheherazade, performed by UIUC graduate music performance student Ann McLaughlin. This concert is sponsored by a grant from the Urbana Arts Council.

For further information, contact Kim Sheahan at (217) 244 - 3355 or ksheahan@illinois.edu