LAAF 2017 Programme
16 July 2017 12-5pm
London Syrian Ensemble
Sefton Park Palm House | FREE
Part of LAAF Unison Family Day.
London Syrian Ensemble, who debuted at LAAF this year, is a collective of some of Syria’s finest musicians based in the UK, both newly arrived and long-term residents. Hear the sounds of Syria through a diverse repertoire of classical and traditional music from the region.
The London Syrian Ensemble is a collective of some of Syria's finest musicians. The Ensemble includes both newly arrived and long-term UK residents who either studied or taught in the eminent Damascus Conservatoire. They bring the sounds of Syria through a diverse repertoire of classical and traditional music.
The ensemble includes oud, kanun, ney, violin, viola, double bass and percussion.
Rihab Azar - Oud
Raghad Haddad - Viola
Sanaa Wahbah - Qanun
Kaldoun Alnajad - Violin
Fajer Alabdalla - Double bass
Jamal Al Sakka - Arabic percussion
Louai Alhenawi Ney - Musical Director