Global / Local
FARAJ ABYAD AND HIS ORCHESTRA
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.