Take an enchanting musical journey back to 9th century Islamic Spain with Ziryab, the Songbird of Andalusia, a historical play written by Muslim-American musical impresario Ronnie Malley. Arabic music, poetry and songs breathe life into the story of Ziryab, a former slave whose musical abilities brought him fame throughout Al-Andalus. There, Christians, Jews and Muslims co-existed for over seven centuries and created a unique and diverse society. Hear the mesmerizing sounds of traditional instruments like the oud as you learn this rich age-old tale at Chicago's Pierce Hall.
77 West Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602