Rev. Lisa Marchal was part of "Zabur," from commissioning to performing at the premiere. She files this report..
On April 24 Indianapolis witnessed the world premiere of the oratorio “Zabur,” a work by Mohammed Fairouz, widely considered the top composer under the age of 30 on the planet. “Zabur” was a gift
"The Psalms are hymns of praise to God for his power and beneficence, for his creation of the world, and for his past acts of deliverance for Israel."
In a public dialogue before the world premiere of "Zabur," diplomats and artists explored how an artist’s cultural and religious background can help bridge understanding to shape public policy.
The success of "Zabur" was due in part to CIC's own Alfan Ghanim, who served as the ISC's Arabic pronunciation coach.
It promised to be a very special evening April 21 for the interfaith celebration of Psalms, even before one of the world's great composers said he'd come.
The art world is abuzz with anticipation for what’s happening in Indianapolis in April 2015. Stand by to learn more about how the Center for Interfaith Cooperation plans to help use the world premiere