Season of Cambodia
Wednesday, May 1 at 7 p.m.
Peter Sellars hosts the first screening in the U.S. of Persephone
Friday, April 12
K2 Friday Night
Saturday, April 13
This sacred music concert, celebrating Cambodian lunar New Year, travels throughout the museum incorporating instrumental Mahori and Pin Peat, and funereal Smot chanting.
3:00 pm | Blessing
Traditional Khmer New Year sacred chanting
3:15 pm | Concerts in the galleries
Smaut - Intonal recitation / narration
Playng Arakk - Worship of the spirit / shamanism
Playng Kar - Cambodian wedding music
4:30 & 5:15 pm
Pin Peat - Final concert
About Season of Cambodia
Leadership support for the Opening Ceremonies of Season of Cambodia is provided by the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation. Season of Cambodia is co-chaired by Anne H. Bass, John Burt, and Darren Walker. Additional lead support comes from the Ford Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Fresh Sound Foundation, The Kaplen Foundation, Asian Cultural Council, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, and Henry Luce Foundation.