Global / Local







Saturday, February 1, 2020

Doors 8 PM | Show 8:30 PM - SOLD OUT

Second Show added! Doors 5:30 PM, Show 6 PM


Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia

2537 Broadway at 95th Street, Manhattan


Tickets: General Admission - $40



In this concert, Faraj and his orchestra will perform a repertoire of classics from Syria, Lebanon, and Egypt, including songs from Oum Kalthoum, Abdel Halim, Warda, Sabah Fakhri, and more. This performance will showcase one of the middle east’s most famous musical jewels, Enta Omri, composed in 1964 by Mohammed Abdel Wahab and popularized by iconic Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum.


The orchestra consists of nine distinguished musicians each with their own unique style, experience, and expertise.


Faraj Abyad- Singer

Layth Sidiq- Violin & Director

Firas Zreik- Qanun

Naseem Alatrash- Cello

Fadi Saba- Piano

Faris Ishaq- Nay

Zafir Tawil- Oud

Gilbert Mansour- Percussion

Alber Baseel- Percussion








The Global/Local series is dedicated to discovering and celebrating the international richness of the musicians and dancers living in the New York area. This series exposes these artists to wider audiences while celebrating the diversity of our city.