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A lush fusion of Arabic, Hebrew, Sardinian, and Sephardic folk melodies and texts, Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov’s Ayre is a brilliant example of 21st-century cultural counterpoint. This recording is the culmination of performances in Toronto for audiences at the breathtaking Ismaili Centre. Against the Grain Theatre Founding Member Miriam Khalil has now sung this technically challenging and deeply moving song cycle in numerous cities across Canada, the United States and Argentina, making this her signature piece.

Ayre: Live