Project Description

Shoestring Opera

In the Footsteps of a Great Medieval Traveller

In-person or virtual performance

Through captivating music, dance and narrative, Anwar Khurshid and Geneviève Beaulieu dramatize the journey of the great medieval traveler, Ibn Battuta, as documented in his book Rihla. With the help of the audience, they trace Battuta’s route through Middle-East, Greece, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and China, showcasing the languages, cultures, stories, songs and dances of the regions

Ages  4 +

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Bremely Karthigesu
Programming & Community Outreach Manager
416-591-9092 ext. 224

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About Sitar Fusion

Sitar Fusion is an eclectic gathering of internationally acclaimed artists promoting cultural diversity and understanding through classical Indian music and dance.  Experience the magic of Anwar Khurshid’s sitar and Geneviève Beaulieu’s interpretive dance the artists come together from Pakistan and Québec to take you on an unforgettable journey across the world.

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