Contemporary Central Asian Music: View from Uzbekistan

Friday, April 2, 2010
2nd floor, Broadway Room, Lerner Hall


Please join the Harriman Institute and IOV-UNESCO Central Asia for a presentation on contemporary Central Asian music and discussion about recent developments in classical and contemporary music in this region. Guest speakers will present a brief overview of the history and dynamics of music culture in Central Asia and will make live demonstrations of classic, R&B as well as modern rhythms of Central Asia.

Participants: Ravshan Namozov, honorary artist of Uzbekistan;

Dilmurod Musaev, classic musician and performer; Shakhnoz, composer and poet; and Jakhongir.Uz, R&B singer.

Introduction by Rafis Abazov, Author of The Culture and Customs of the Central Asian Republics.

Part of the Harriman Institute Central Asia Lecture Series.

Please RSVP by e-mailing no later than Tuesday, March 30, 2010.

For further info and questions, please contact Rafis Abazov at