Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Zulal at the Getty Sept. 24

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Zulal, the latest in its series of Gordon Getty Concerts on September 24. The Armenian word zulal means "clear water." Fittingly, this concept has been adopted by an enchanting a capella trio dedicated to creating music reflective of its namesake: fluid, clean, and unconfined. The group weaves intricate arrangements that pay tribute to the rural roots of the music while introducing a sophisticated lyricism and energy.

To complement the exhibition "In the Beginning Was the Word": Medieval Gospel Illumination, Teni Apelian, Yeraz Markarian, and Ana├»s Tekerian present a sublime evening of music drawn from Armenia's expansive reservoir of folk, traditional, and church music. The trio has performed in such esteemed venues as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, New York’s Symphony Space, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of the City of New York, the Alex Theatre, and the Longy School of Music along with performances for Cirque du Soleil, the Near East Foundation and the Silk Road Project.

Zulal performs Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center.

Admission: Tickets $20; students/seniors $15. Call (310) 440-7300 or visit to reserve tickets online.

Visiting the Getty Center

The Getty Center is open Tuesday through Friday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. It is closed Monday and major holidays. Admission to the Getty Center is always free. Parking is $15 per car, but free after 5pm on Saturdays and for evening events throughout the week. No reservation is required for parking or general admission. Reservations are required for event seating and groups of 15 or more. Please call (310) 440-7300 (English or Spanish) for reservations and information. The TTY line for callers who are deaf or hearing impaired is (310) 440-7305. The Getty Center is at 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, California

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