MacDowell Downtown

2024

MacDowell Downtown is a free series of presentations by MacDowell Fellows that are open to the public. It takes place on the first Friday of the month from March to November in downtown Peterborough, NH. Each season of MacDowell Downtown features a wide array of programming, including film screenings, readings, artist talks, interviews, musical performances, and more. MacDowell Downtown begins at 7:30 p.m. typically at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough.

See details about the next presentation below.

In May 2023, composer Firas Zreik combined his deep understanding of the Arabic Maqam tonal scale tradition with elements of modern global musical styles, to create a fresh, modern, authentic sound on the kanun – the Arabian stringed instrument at the core of the compositions he developed at MacDowell.

In May 2023, composer Firas Zreik combined his deep understanding of the Arabic Maqam tonal scale tradition with elements of modern global musical styles, to create a fresh, modern, authentic sound on the kanun – the Arabian stringed instrument at the core of the compositions he developed at MacDowell.

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