The first orchestra for women in Afghanistan, Zohra, created by the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, winners of the Polar Music Prize 2018, is presented for the first time in Gothenburg on March 10, at 18:00. The orchestra, integrated by 25 women, helped to bring back the rich Afghan musical heritage after it was banned by the Taliban between 1996 and 2001.
They will share experience and stage in Gothenburg with the Dream Orchestra, integrated by vulnerable children and young people from more than 16 nationalities who, like Zohra, have transformed their lives through the power of music. This meeting between ANIM and Dream Orchestra also celebrates the courage of both organizations to offer a safe educational environment for hundreds of children and young people.
The concert will also include the participation of students from the School of Music and Drama of the University of Gothenburg.
The evening with Zohra will be a celebration of the importance of music for humans and society transmitted through a musical journey that spans hundreds of years. Many countries, as well as various cultures. This will be a unique intercultural concert.
This concert is organized by the Dream Orchestra Association in collaboration with the School of Music and Drama of the University of Gothenburg.
You can buy tickets at Artisten, Fågelsången 1, 412 56 Göteborg.
General entry: 150 Kr.
Donate an entry: 300 Kr. (With this ticket you will allow us to donate a ticket to the concert to a young refugee).
Tickets are sold at Artisten.
Date: March 10.
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Place: Sjöströmsalen, Artisten.