Press Clippings

WMI In The Press


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  >