Sofie Vanden Eynde (BE), Saad Mahmood Jawad (IR) & Mahmoud Jaber (SY)

  • Bijloke Music Centre Kraakhuis
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Listening to a foreign language is like gazing at an abstract painting:  It is only after a while that contours and shapes begin to emerge. The Arabic poetry of Mahmoud Jaber, in combination with the Western lute of Sofie Vanden Eynde and the Eastern oud of Saad Mahmood Jawad, sounds like music to our ears. With Murmuring Muses & Whispering Jinn they immerse you in their favourite pieces and adjust the repertoire of the other tradition to their style and instrument. Allow yourself to be inspired by mumbling muses and whispering genies!

Great performance on AlbaNova

On 30 June Sofie Vanden Eynde and Saad Mahmood Jawad played 'Murmuring Muses & Whispering Jinn' on AlbaNova, the midsummer festival for music of the past and present. Both the festival audience as the press praised the performance. Prior to this concert, Sofie and Saad recorded the following fragment. Discover what’s waiting for you at OdeGand!

With support of the Flemish Community

 

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