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  • Irena Muresanu, Romanian violinist highlighted our opening concert at the Romanian Embassy on September 13 with an entrancing concert of “Four Strings Around the World.” The journey started in Europe with pieces by: Enescu (Romania) Flynn (Ireland) Paganini (Italy) and Bach (Germany). After changing her stage clothing to reflect a new hemisphere, Irina took us to Iran (Vali), China (Sheng) and Argentina (Piazzola) before ending her journey with Native American and Bluegrass/Country solo violin interpretation. Her selection of a Chickasaw Nation tribal hymn Oshta (Four) was played with the hall room lights darkened, evoking a respect to tribal harmony.

  • On September 17th, pianist Roman Rabinovich played a magnificent program of Bach, Ligeti, Granados, Debussy and Stravinsky at the Embassy of Uzbekistan to a packed, admiring audience. Pictured above are the Ambassador of Uzbekistan, H.E. Javlon Vakhabov and Mrs. Shaknolza Vakhabova and Director/Founder Jerome Barry.

  • On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Democracy in South Africa, the audience was treated to an outstanding program of South African music and poetry. Featured artists included: Jacques-Pierre Malan, Fatma Daglar, Barry Dove and Alexandra Iranfar.

  • The Embassy Series mourns the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings, a great patriot who served his country with great strength. Shown here with Jerome Barry, Director/Founder at last year's celebration of the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth at the South African Embassy.

  • A lovely evening of tangos and boleros were performed by guest artists Malena Dayen, mezzo soprano and David Rosenmeyer, pianist, at the Argentine embassy on April 27th to great acclaim by the enthralled audience. Here they are pictured with Embassy Series Director, Jerome Barry. A superb Argentine buffet ensued.

  • A capacity audience at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center of Oman thrilled to a gripping performance by The Oud Hobbyists Trio- Ziyad Al Harbi, Oud; Wahab Al Dhanki, Qanun and Idris Al Balushi, Percussion/ Guitar on Wednesday, April 25. The Omani embassy brought these superb artists from Muscat, Oman and prepared a lovely buffet for invited guests.

  • The Embassy Series and the Boston Consulting Group collaborated with the Embassy of Armenia and presented a warm program with Christopher Nazarian, Armenian bass and Christopher Schmitt, piano. The highly successful millennial event was addressed by Armenian Ambassador Grigor Hovhannissian on Aug. 3 in anticipation of the 25th anniversary of the series

  • On March 15 a very exciting concert with brilliant Afghan pianist, Elham Fanoos was held at the Afghan Embassy. Jerome Barry, Director and newly arrived ambassador Roya Rahmani are featured at the Embassy.

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