Women’s Silk Roads at the Centre des Musiciens du Monde Festival 2024

Interview by Frédéric Cardin

Montreal’s Centre des Musiciens du Monde (World Musicians’ Center) is now in the 7th year of its annual festival. This year, it’s the Silk Road, or rather Silk Roads, that we’re invited to travel upon, and with some women who pay tribute to it through their music and their vast talent. On May 16, 17 and 18, we’ll be treated to unique encounters between Mongolia and Iran, ancestral Turkey and Western chamber music, China, Baluchistan and more. So many concerts that it would be highly unlikely to encounter anywhere else in the world, because so unique is the Centre in its category on the planet, and it is generating a ripple effect that pushes more and more talented artists to choose Montreal to realize their musical dreams and open up their art to all kinds of other creative perspectives. In this regard, read the interview I conducted HERE with Uuriintuya Khalivan, a young musician from Mongolia and player of the morin khuur, the country’s traditional instrument, who has recently settled in our cultural metropolis.

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