The Khoury Ensemble - From East to West
Saturday 23rd September
From: 20:30 - 23:30
Three musicians, three brothers, famous for composing and performing original works of contemporary music of the East. The ensemble explores music of the Middle East adding elements from other cultures. These three artists have surpassed the limits and possibilities of their instruments and are considered top musicians of their generation. The Khoury brothers underpin their music in the great tradition and heritage of Arabic oriental music mixing in the contemporary music scene. They combine the oud, flute, qanun and violin with flamenco, Celtic, Indian and jazz, gaining admirers amongst performers and composers all over Europe and the Middle East, such as the great flamenco teacher, Enrique Morente, opera tenor Roberto Alagna and many more. They have appeared in Europe, the Arab world, Africa and in many other countries giving live performances that have been described as “nothing less than musical events par excellence.