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. 

Musicians:

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