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Bahar Arabic Ensemble

Artist Statement

The Bahar Ensemble, founded in 2017, performs repertoire spanning centuries and originating from Arabic, Kurdish, Turkish, Persian, North African, Andalusian, and related traditions. Members include founder Ahmed Tofiq, violin, Liz Youker, cello, Beau Bothwell, Oud, and percussionists Dede Alder and Carolyn Koebel.