Press Clippings

WMI In The Press


Review: Philip Glass Continues to Celebrate With Collaborating at National Sawdust

March 14, 2017


Foday Musa Suso and Philip Glass at National Sawdust

March 14, 2017


Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso

March 7, 2017


In Open Letter, 65 Writers and Artists Urge Trump to Reconsider Visa Ban

February 21, 2017


A Rare Chance to See Fearless, Intense African Rock Trailblazer Noura Mint Seymali

February 13, 2017


Syrian singer Omar Souleyman and the travel ban 

February 1, 2017

amNewYork >

Steve Reich Celebration: Repercussion

January 7, 2017

All About Jazz >

Boubacar Traoré Creates Community Using The Language Of Blues

December 20, 2016

Warscapes Magazine >

Boubacar Traoré

December 16, 2016

Theater Scene >

Desert Blues: Rokia Traoré at NYC's Symphony Space

December 2, 2016

Afropop Worldwide >

Meredith Monk at the National Sawdust Theatre

November 18, 2016

The Paris Review >

Meredith Monk: Art, Spirituality, and Bonds that Endure

November 16, 2016

The Log Journal >

Seu Jorge Honors David Bowie In NYC: Review & Photos

November 14, 2016

Jambase >

Seu Jorge paid tribute to David Bowie at two ‘Life Aquatic’ shows at Town Hall

November 13, 2016

The BrooklynVegan >

Laraaji: Ambient Music, Laughter, and the Infinite Present Moment

October 28, 2016

The Log Journal >

Bebel Gilberto began her three-night run at National Sawdust (pics)

October 5, 2016

BrooklynVegan >

Laraaji performing his classic ‘Ambient 3: Days of Radiance’ at BAM Cafe (free) ++ other shows

September 29, 2016

BrooklynVegan >

The World Music Institute in New York Museums

September 23, 2016

Museeum >

Mulatu Astatke played Temple of Dendur, the kickoff to World Music Institute’s 2016/2017 season

September 15, 2016

Brooklyn Vegan >

Live: Mulatu Astatke at the Met

September 13, 2016

JazzTimes >

World Music Institute to Honor Bowie and Coltrane

July 14, 2016

The New York Times >

Six Questions for Nigerian Guitarist King Sunny Adé

July 1st, 2016

The Wall Street Journal >

King Sunny Adé

June 27th, 2016

Burning Ambulance >

Review: Mythili Prakash Is Fiery at Dancing the Gods Festival

April 25th, 2016

The New York Times >

Review: Bombino, Mokoomba, Jojo Abot and Others Play Africa Now! at the Apollo

March 27th, 2016

The New York Times >

A Raga Renaissance Flowers in Brooklyn

March 24th, 2016

The New York Times >

African Star Brings His Saharan Blues to the Apollo

March 22nd, 2016

The Wall Street Journal >

Flamenco’s La Lupi in a Riveting RETOrno to Roots

March 10th, 2016 >

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Town Hall

February 28th, 2016

Epoch Times >

Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Concert at the Town Hall

February 22nd, 2016

Afropop Worldwide >

Violinist L. Subramaniam Captivates Audience At Manhattan Concert

February 10th, 2016

News India Times >

Indian classical violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam to perform at 92Y

January 29, 2016

AXS Entertainment >

O, Arturo—O, Sandoval!

January 13, 2016

Apollo’s Girl    >

Chucho Valdés Irakere 40 ~ A piano in the jungle lights a path through the forest

November 12, 2015

New York Latin Culture    >

Cuba's Top Pianist Pays Homage To The Band That Launched His Career

November 1, 2015

The Huffington Post    >

Chucho Valdés, the Pianist, Reflects on Irakere and His Career

November 1, 2015

The New York Times    >

Orlando Julius Live at Le Poisson Rouge

September 29, 2015

Afropop Worldwide    >

Celebrating One Language That Bridges Many Cultures

September 14, 2015

The Wall Street Journal >

World Music Institute Expanding in New York

July 22, 2015

The New York Times >


June 3rd, 2015

The Brooklyn Rail >

Dance Review: Indian Culture in Every Muscle, From Eyelid to Fingertip

April 27, 2015

New York Times   >

World Music Institute, a Tour for the Ears and Hips

February 19, 2015

New York Times   >

Yungchen Lhamo

February 9, 2015

TheaterScene > 

Stillness and Motion and Voluptuous Curves, in a Temple Setting

January 12, 2015

New York Times  >

From Mali to Israel, a Musical Bridge

November 17, 2014

New York Times  >