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Tarab Edition II: Takht Al-Nagam with Wafdi Ayoub
Alwan for the Arts
New York, NY
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Apr 28, 2017 8:00 PM



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Tarab Edition II: Takht Al-Nagam with Wafdi Ayoub
Alwan for the Arts presents:

A concert of Aleppian classical music with Syrian vocalist Wajdi Ayoub and the Takht Al-Nagham ensemble, featuring a repertoire of muwashahat, mawawil, qasaed and qudud.
The concert also marks the debut performance of Takht Al-Nagham.

Featuring:

Wajdi Ayoub, lead vocalist

Samer Ali, violin

Mohammad Abdallah, violin

George Mi'mary,'oud

Firas Zreik, qanun

Johnny Faraj, riq

Rami el-Asser, tabla

John Murchison, double bass

Fouad Salloum, Emad Botros, Salah Zane, chorus

About the Artists:

Wajdi Ayoub is a well-established Syrian vocalist specializing in the classical repertoire. He focuses on the Egyptian dawr and Andalucian muwashahat, genres that are hallmarks of the Aleppian tradition. Ayoub was born in Aleppo, Syria, and started to sing and play the 'oud at an early age. He was a student of Abdel-Qader Hajjar and Kamel Bassal (both students of sheikh Omar Al-Batsh, a prolific composer of Muwashahat) and of Safwan Al-Abed. Ayoub performed many concerts at the Citadel of Aleppo, as a solo artist and as part of Sabah Fakhris ensemble. Since he relocated to the United States two years ago, Ayoub has been a regular performer and voice teacher.

Takht Al-Nagham is a New York-based ensemble. It features the sound of an Arab takht (Arab chamber group) and is committed to performing the classical Arab repertoire with traditional and acoustic instruments. Nagham means melody or tune in Arabic, but is also used as a synonym for the Arab Maqam system which is the foundation of the ensembles repertoire.

Samer Ali is an Arabic music violinist. A native of Syria, he resides in New York City and is the founder of Takht Al-Nagham. He currently performs with the National Arab Orchestra. Samer began studying western classical violin at the age of eight and later pursued intensive conservatory studies with Ali Mukhtar Babayev. He co-founded the Awj Arab music ensemble in Damascus, Syria in 2007, and performed with the Ugarit Ensemble. Samer studied the Arabic violin and classical music traditions with Ali Farran and Ziad Ajjan (both are students of composer and scholar Mahmoud Ajjan), Simon Shaheen, and Muhammad Qadri Dalal. Samer has worked with musicians in the US and Syria, including Moncef Genoud, Khaleel Haj Hussein, Bassam Saba, and Michel Merhej Baklouk. Samer received his M.D. from Tishreen University, and is currently a resident physician at Mount Sinai hospital.


Alwan for the Arts is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Location

Alwan for the Arts (View)
16 Beaver St. 4th Floor
New York, NY 10031
United States


Categories

Music > Global

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Aly A.
PEEKSKILL, NY United States
Apr 28, 2017 1:04 PM
Niveen M.
Brooklyn, NY United States
Apr 28, 2017 1:02 PM
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Alexandria, VA United States
Apr 28, 2017 12:50 PM
Rimas A.
Brooklyn, NY United States
Apr 28, 2017 12:19 PM
Name Withheld
North Vancouver , BC Canada
Apr 28, 2017 9:36 AM
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North Vancouver , BC Canada
Apr 28, 2017 9:36 AM

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