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17 October, 2018
Wednesday 17 October 2018
ticket price: $25 – $35
bookings: 03 9662 9966
Zourouna specialises in the exquisite, melismatic music of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, playing traditional and modern tunes from Israel, Turkey, Greece, Lebanon and Syria.
The groups is comprised of:
Israeli born, Yuval Ashkar who specialises in oud, the deep voiced Middle Eastern lute. Ashkar also plays cumbus, darbuka, daf, riq, and zarb.
Byron Triandafyllidis is steeped in Greek and Mediterranean musical traditions and plays guitar, bouzouki, violin and darbuka.
Percussionist George El-Azar plays instruments from across the region: darbuka, riq, cajon, bendir and daf.
*For this special concert, bassist Simon Starr joins the band on upright bass, for a unique Jazz infused performance.
Group 8+: $25
Pensioners/Full-time students/MEAA members
NO BOOKING FEE SURCHARGE