Boston Globe Fall Arts Preview 2019

Global Arts Live is thrilled to see so many of our upcoming concerts listed in the Boston Globe's Fall Arts Preview edition! Take a look at the lists below for 8 world music concerts, 3 dance performances, and 1 classical concert that the totally impartial reporters picked to highlight! 
Boston Globe World Music picks
LUCIBELA
9/15, 7PM
City Winery

Making her Boston debut, the lustrous-voiced Cape Verdean singer bids fair to fill the storied lack of shoes of “The Barefoot Diva” Cesária Évora, late queen of Cabo Verdean morna music.
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TINARIWEN
9/20, 7PM
Royale

The literal rebels from Mali play an electrifying electric-guitar-heavy take on traditional Tuareg melodies that has been called “desert blues,” despite the fact that its members had never heard American blues until after they had found fame. 
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YUVAL RON ENSEMBLE
9/24, 7:30PM
The Rockwell

Award-winning musician Yuval Ron and his ecstatic ensemble encompass instruments and influences from across the Middle East for an evening of sacred and secular music titled “Unity of the Heart,” featuring the leader on oud and backing vocals, Arabic vocalist Najwa Gibran singing lead, the masterful Norik Manoukian on Armenian woodwinds, and percussionist Jamie Papish.
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HUUN HUUR TU
10/15, 8PM
City Winery

The masters of Tuvan throat singing, in which a single vocalist produces more than one note simultaneously through the manipulation of overtones, have introduced their exhilaratingly raw sounds to the world while collaborating with a staggering array of artists including Frank Zappa, the Kronos Quartet, and Ry Cooder.
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THE PACO DE LUCÍA PROJECT
10/19, 8PM
Berklee Performance Center

Late Spanish guitar virtuoso Paco de Lucía was a prime mover of the nuevo flamenco movement, which fused traditional flamenco with jazz, classical, and world music. Spearheaded by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, this “Project” reunites the band that toured with the flamenco king for the final decade of his reign.
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NELLA
10/23, 7PM
The Rockwell

Hailing from the Venezuelan island of Margarita, Nella is a Berklee graduate who sings her own soulful songs drawn from Venezuelan folk and the music of Spain’s Andalusia. She was recently featured singing a song cycle by multiple Grammy-winning guitarist, songwriter, and producer Javier Limón in Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi’s “Todos lo Aben.”
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CARMINHO
11/08, 8PM
Berklee Performance Center

Making her Boston debut, the innovative and emotive Portuguese fado and pop singer Carminho — the daughter of famed fadista Teresa Siqueira — cites “Queen of Fado” Amália Rodrigues as a formative influence, in addition to the Beatles and Queen. She also recorded a tribute to Bossa Nova pioneer Tom Jobim at the invitation of his family.
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DAYMÉ AROCENA
11/17, 7PM
City Winery

The Havana-raised, conservatory-trained singer and composer melds jazz, contemporary R&B, and West African-derived Santerían chant to musically incarnate the breadth and depth of her Cuban heritage.
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Check out the rest of the world music concerts listed in the Fall Arts Preview here.

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LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL
Dance Me | Music of Leonard Cohen
10/25 & 10/26, 8PM
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
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Boston Globe Classical picks

PHILIP GLASS & THE PHILIP GLASS ENSEMBLE
perform live to KOYAANISQATSI
9/20, 8PM
Orpheum Theatre

Philip Glass and his namesake ensemble perform along with Godfrey Reggio’s chillingly ever-relevant film portrait of environmental destruction and consumerism. It’s “life out of balance,” and it seems the scales have just tipped further since its 1982 release.
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Check out the rest of the classical music listed in the Fall Arts Preview here.

Boston Globe Dance picks
FERNANDA GHI DANCE COMPANY
10/11-10/13
The Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

The internationally renowned tango artist brings her eight dancers for the Boston premiere of “Black + White,” set to the irresistible music of Astor Piazzolla. Blending Argentine tango with other dance styles, the theatrical dance work in four acts examines concepts of opposition: love vs. hate, dream vs. reality, man vs. woman, naked vs. clothed. 
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BODYTRAFFIC
11/15-11/17
ICA/Boston

This internationally recognized repertory troupe, based in Los Angeles, has made its mark over the past decade plus with top-notch commissions from some of today’s most intriguing choreographers, in styles embracing contemporary, jazz, and ballet. This Global Arts Live program features the Boston premieres of choreography by dance collective Wewolf, Ohad Naharin, Micaela Taylor, and BalletX cofounder Matthew Neenan. 
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Check out the rest of the dance performances listed in the Fall Arts Preview here.