Fargana Qasimova Ensemble at HDS

March 3, 2015
Fargana Qasimova Ensemble at HDS

Renowned Azerbaijani musician Fargana Qasimova and her ensemble performed for the Harvard Divinity School community on March 2, 2015. Sponsored by the Religious Literacy Project, the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Aga Khan Music Initiative, the concert showcased the unique Azerbaijani tradition of mugham, a sophisticated classical folk style drawing on traditions of the Silk Road.

Read more about Fargana Qasimova and her father, the musician Alim Qasimov, at the Aga Khan Music Initiative.