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Music in Action:
Heritage Against Hate

May 23, 2022 at 4:00pm

114 E 35th St, New York, NY



“Music in Action: Heritage Against Hate," was a live, in-person event featuring chamber and solo works composed and performed by API identifying musicians, a gallery show of original artwork, and a post-concert discussion with Asian Musical Voices of America. Mansi Shah, founder and curator of Colors of Classical Music, hosted this event and guided the audience through a program of works by composers including Tōru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Shruthi Rajasekar, and more. The concert culminated in a panel discussion addressing many of the issues unearthed through the performances. During the event, a number of API identifying visual artists displayed and sold their artwork in a gallery adjacent to the concert hall.


PROTESTRA donated a portion of both in-person and virtual ticket sales to Friends of ANIM (Afghanistan National Institute of Music) and Heart of Dinner in support of the API community.

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