WMI In The Press

 

Current Season (18/19)

11/14/18

INTERVIEW: Bosnian blues to be played in special NYC concert

09/30/18

Plaintive Kurdish Sounds From Aynur in Her US Debut

 

Past Season (17/18)

05/29/18

Tanya Tagaq

05/03/18

A Blazing, Psychedelic Night of Heavy Algerian Rock at Lincoln Center

04/21/18

Abdullah Ibrahim

04/17/18

The Indian Monks' Dance

04/11/18

Everthing you need to do in NY this week

04/11/18

Sidi Tource Kicking off tour

04/05/18

Agenda cultural 5/4/18

03/25/18

Three Charistmatic Women

03/19/18

A Gift from China

03/08/18

Jazz Notes

03/08/18

Africa Now! 2018 in NYC: Photo Review

02/22/18

Africa's new and improved sounds

1/1/18

Contemporary Jewish Music festival pushes tradition into new territory

12/23/17

The Best New York City Concerts of 2017

12/19/17

DakhaBrakha

12/15/17

Weekend Music Break No.113 — Nigerien band Anewal’s US Debut

12/08/17

Anewal Debuts in New York City

12/02/17

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia in concert at 92Y

11/29/17

Afropop Worldwide

 

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11/17/17

Sachal Ensemble Interview

10/20/17

The Paco de Lucía Project Reunites to Celebrate its Namesake

10/16/17

INTERVIEW: World Music Institute prepares year of diverse programming

10/05/17

INTERVIEW: World-renowned sitar player, Nishat Khan, to play NYC

10/02/17

Strangely Beautiful! Beautifully Strange!

09/27/17

INTERVIEW: Remembering how Group Doueh was first discovered

07/24/17

World Music Institute Expands for Next Concert Season

 

Past Season (17 Spring/Summer)

07/08/17

Jen Shyu: Nine Doors

06/22/17

Jen Shyu: Telling Personal Stories In Global Dialects

06/06/17

Manny Ansar Reflects On The Festival Au Desert In Timbuktu

06/06/17

Tom Zé comes to BAM

06/04/17

Review: Tom Zé Brings Brazilian Songs With Breezy Tunes and Sly Jokes to BAM

05/15/17

Omar Souleyman’s Spirit Knows No Walls

05/09/17

Endless Love: Omar Souleyman, Wedding Singer to the World

04/24/17

Portrait of a Lady

04/21/17

A Servant of Rhythm From Ghana, in Texas

04/14/17

World Music Institute: Salif Keita

04/12/17

Glass @ 80: Philip Glass & Foday Musa Suso With Jeffrey Zeigler And Asher Delerme

04/04/17

Salif Keita Live at New York’s Town Hall

03/31/17

World Music Institute’s Night of “Baca”nallia with Susana Baca

03/29/17

Salif Keita

03/24/17

Susana Baca takes Brooklyn by Storm

03/24/17

Glass @ 80: Philip Glass & Foday Musa Suso

03/22/17

"World Music" in the Era of Travel Bans

03/21/17

An Evening With Philip Glass and Gambian Kora Master Foday Musa Suso

03/14/17

Review: Philip Glass Continues to Celebrate With Collaborating at National Sawdust

03/14/17

Foday Musa Suso and Philip Glass at National Sawdust

03/07/17

Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso


Past Season (16/17)

02/21/17

In Open Letter, 65 Writers and Artists Urge Trump to Reconsider Visa Ban

02/13/17

A Rare Chance to See Fearless, Intense African Rock Trailblazer Noura Mint Seymali

02/01/17

Syrian singer Omar Souleyman and the travel ban

01/07/17

Steve Reich Celebration: Repercussion

12/20/16

Boubacar Traoré Creates Community Using The Language Of Blues

12/16/16

Boubacar Traoré

12/02/16

Desert Blues: Rokia Traoré at NYC's Symphony Space

11/18/16

Meredith Monk at the National Sawdust Theatre

11/16/16

Meredith Monk: Art, Spirituality, and Bonds that Endure

11/14/16

Seu Jorge Honors David Bowie In NYC: Review & Photos

11/13/16

Seu Jorge paid tribute to David Bowie at two ‘Life Aquatic’ shows at Town Hall

10/28/16

Laraaji: Ambient Music, Laughter, and the Infinite Present Moment

10/05/16

Bebel Gilberto began her three-night run at National Sawdust (pics)

09/29/16

Laraaji performing his classic ‘Ambient 3: Days of Radiance’ at BAM Cafe (free) ++ other shows

09/23/16

The World Music Institute in New York Museums

09/15/16

Mulatu Astatke played Temple of Dendur, the kickoff to World Music Institute’s 2016/2017 season

09/13/16

Live: Mulatu Astatke at the Met

07/14/16

World Music Institute to Honor Bowie and Coltrane

07/01/16

Six Questions for Nigerian Guitarist King Sunny Adé

06/27/16

King Sunny Adé


Past Season (15/16)

04/25/16

Review: Mythili Prakash Is Fiery at Dancing the Gods Festival

03/27/17

Review: Bombino, Mokoomba, Jojo Abot and Others Play Africa Now! at the Apollo

03/24/16

A Raga Renaissance Flowers in Brooklyn

03/22/16

African Star Brings His Saharan Blues to the Apollo

03/10/16

Flamenco’s La Lupi in a Riveting RETOrno to Roots

02/28/16

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Town Hall

02/22/16

Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Concert at the Town Hall

02/10/16

Violinist L. Subramaniam Captivates Audience At Manhattan Concert

01/29/16

Indian classical violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam to perform at 92Y

01/13/16

O, Arturo—O, Sandoval!

11/12/15

Chucho Valdés Irakere 40 ~ A piano in the jungle lights a path through the forest

11/01/15

Cuba's Top Pianist Pays Homage To The Band That Launched His Career

11/01/15

Chucho Valdés, the Pianist, Reflects on Irakere and His Career

09/29/15

Orlando Julius Live at Le Poisson Rouge

09/14/15

Celebrating One Language That Bridges Many Cultures


Past Season (14/15)

07/25/15

World Music Institute Expanding in New York

06/03/15

Outtakes

04/27/15

Dance Review: Indian Culture in Every Muscle, From Eyelid to Fingertip

02/19/15

World Music Institute, a Tour for the Ears and Hips

02/09/15

Yungchen Lhamo

01/12/15

Stillness and Motion and Voluptuous Curves, in a Temple Setting

11/17/14

From Mali to Israel, a Musical Bridge