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Silkroad Ensemble: Heroes Take Their Stands 

When: Fri., May 3, 8 p.m. 2019
Price: $24-$62
For this project, which was conceived by folklorist and sociologist Ahmad Sadri, five composers and as many collaborators from diverse traditions have created new works that explore the stories of five heroic figures across time and cultures, with subjects ranging from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., to Elektra from Greek mythology, to Arjuna from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, to Dou E's fable from the Yuan Dynasty, to the Persian epic tale of Siavosh.

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