IlluminAsia at Freer | Sackler

Washington, D.C.

October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Saturday, October 14

Pop-up Performances: Silkroad Ensemble in Residence
6:00pm - 12:00pm
Catch members of the Silkroad Ensemble performing in the museums and outdoors.

Sunday, October 15

Along the Silk Road Featuring members of the Silkroad Ensemble
11:00am & 12:30pm
Silkroad Ensemble members share musical traditions from around the world in these engaging family-friendly programs, introducing instruments from the historical Silk Road region and beyond. Using stories and performance, the workshops explore the common cultural roots that connect us to our neighbors around the world.

Pop-up Performances: Silkroad Ensemble in Residence
2:00-3:30pm
Catch members of the Silkroad Ensemble performing in the museums and outdoors.

Drum Circle with the Silkroad Ensemble
2:30pm
Silkroad Ensemble percussionists Shane Shanahan and Haruka Fujii lead a dynamic drum circle exploring rhythms from around the world. No experience necessary!

Festival Finale Featuring Members of the Silkroad Ensemble
4:30pm
Members of the Silkroad Ensemble close the weekend with a final outdoor performance, joined by other festival performers.

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