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    Sultans of String

    Sultans of String

    Presented by CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series at SJU - Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

    October 28, 2016

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    Hailed as “Canada’s Ambassadors of musical diversity,” the Sultans of String thrill audiences with their genre-hopping celebration of global rhythms.

    Violinist Chris McKhool grew up in a Lebanese-Egyptian home bursting with musical energy and diversity. When he first heard Kevin Laliberté play rumba rhythms on flamenco guitar, he knew he found a kindred musical spirit. Combining their love of complex global traditions and melodies, the Sultans of String was formed. Since the two began playing together, the group has expanded to include new members, instruments, and musical elements from around the world: A dash of Spanish flamenco here, or a bit of French Manouche Gypsy-jazz there, and a sprinkle of Arabic, Celtic or Cuban rhythms, for good measure. This award-winning group celebrates musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity.

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        SJU - Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

        County Road 159
        Collegeville, MN 56321

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        $22, Senior $19, Faculty/Staff $12, Student/Youth $10

        Info Phone: 320-363-5777

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        October 28, 2016



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          Patrons are encouraged to request services that will enhance their experiences in our facilities. Audio description, braille programs and ASL interpretation are available with a one-month advance notice.

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