Date(s) - Friday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Angelina is thrilled to perform and teach the art of bellydance as part of the Queens University School of Music Colloquium Series, presented by Melos Period Instruments and Choir.
Melos and Queen’s University host Alpharabius, a musical ensemble dedicated to exploring the musical interactions of the rich cultures of the Mediterranean from the 9th-19th centuries. Joining them is new Kingston resident and performer of Middle eastern dance, Angelina Thorne.
Featuring renowned Arabic music historian Dr. George Sawa playing qanun, percussionist Suzanne Meyers-Sawa, and members of Sine Nomine Ensemble for Mediaeval Music on period instruments, Alpharabius will perform European and Middle Eastern instrumentals from centuries of cultural exchange, and accompany traditional Egyptian bellydance by Ms Thorne.
On Friday, March 29 at 12:30pm, join us for a music and dance presentation, followed by Q & A. On Saturday March 30 at 9:30am, join Angelina and the Sawas for an introduction to Egyptian Dance, and the Masmoudi Seghir rhythm.