Kosciuszko Foundation in New York – 212-734-2130; www.thekf.org
Saturday, November 17, 2012
MUSIC: Elektra Kurtis and Ensemble Elektra
November 29 at 7:00 pm - Crossing cultural and stylistic borders of music by infusing American Jazz and Rock with Mediterranean, Arabic, Latin and Polish styles, the program will consist of the ensemble's newest compositions and improvisations on themes from the Polish Podhale mountains, New York beats, Greek rhythms, Arabic modes and Szymanowski's ballet Harnasie. A violinist and composer of Greek origin, Kurtis was raised in Poland.