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The September Concert


Saturday, September 10, 2011


01:00 PM–02:00 PM

The September Concert

Please join us for our 2nd September Concert commemorating those lost on September 11, 2001. For a decade, the worldwide September Concerts have been presented to celebrate peace and humanity through music. The Walters features Ensemble Datura, a quartet renowned for melding traditional and contemporary melodies rooted in India, Turkey and Brazil as well as African and Arabic cultures.

From WYPR radio's "The Signal"

South Indian Carnatic singer K S Resmi joins us to share her incredible story, and her equally incredible voice. Press play below to hear the radio broadcast.

For ten years, the worldwide September Concerts have been striving to help people find meaningful ways to mark 9/11 as the day when seeds for peace were first planted. This event precedes the Renée May talk beginning at 2 p.m.

About the Performers

Since 2009, Ensemble Datura has played in venues in the United States, Canada and Europe, including at the Tamburi Mundi Festival in Germany; the Vermont Jazz Center; the St. Louis Community College; Amherst College; the Hooker-Dunham Theater; and The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada. These performances have featured many international guest-artists including David Kuckhermann, Matt Kilmer, Murat Coskin, Sattor Fozilov, Shekufeh Pariab, Shane Shannahan, Yousif Sheronick, and Patrick Graham.

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