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ENSEMBLE MIK NAWOOJ

January 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Classical hip-hop, hip-hop opera, hip-hopera – whatever you want to call it, it sounds incredible…and it is! Oakland’s Ensemble Mik Nawooj, led by composer/pianist JooWan Kim, subverts expectations with a multi-genre crew of flute, clarinet, violin, cello, drums, bass, an opera singer, and profound rhymes from mesmerizing MC/lyricist Sandman. Combining classical techniques and method sampling, EMN creates awe-inspiring arrangements that have been called “the cutting edge of hip-hop” (Huffington Post). It’s a mashup of the oldest old-school and the marvelously modern. Immerse yourself in the beat and beauty of music that both breaks you open and makes you whole.
Thursday, February 3, 7:30 pm, Washington Center Main Stage
Learn more here.