Jewish Morocco

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Andalusian (Ala) Music in New York on 4/30: Orchestra of Fes with Françoise Atlan



World Nomads Morocco
Opening Concert & Reception
Orchestra of Fes
with Françoise Atlan

Saturday, April 30, 2011
8:30pm
FIAF, Florence Gould Hall

Presented as part of World Nomads Morocco
in partnership with Essaouira Mogador Association
with the Festival Andalousies Atlantiques and Fondation Esprit de Fès
with the Festival of World Sacred Music

World Nomads Morocco opens with an evening of Judeo-Arab Andalusian music performed by the acclaimed Orchestra of Fes, under the direction of eminent musician and conductor Mohamed Briouel. This rich musical tradition dates back to medieval Spain and is loved by Muslims and Jews alike, throughout the Arab world and in the Sephardic diaspora.

The concert will feature renowned Jewish vocalist Françoise Atlan, who is considered one of the most beautiful voices of this tradition.

All concert attendees are invited to a Moroccan-themed reception following the concert.

To purchase tickets, click here.

No comments: