Preview: America’s Kronos Quartet, Azerbaijan’s Alim Qasimov Ensemble to join for musical magic [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 14 Feb 2012, ArtsATL

The Kronos Quartet (Photo by Jeppe Gudmundsen-Holmgreen)

The Kronos Quartet (Photo by Jeppe Gudmundsen-Holmgreen)

The cultures of Azerbaijan and America will meet onstage when the Kronos Quartet and the Alim Qasimov Ensemble perform together this Friday at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Each group will showcase its own set, then they will join to perform love songs drawn from ashiqs, the bardic singer-songwriters of Azerbaijan. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL