Sounds and Visions Session Three

London Syrian Ensemble

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A live performance from a collective of Syria's finest musicians based in the UK, as part of Max Richter's Sounds and Visions weekend.

The London Syrian Ensemble is made up of newly-arrived and long-term UK residents who either studied or taught at Damascus's prestigious Conservatoire. Together they offer a joyous performance of classical and traditional music from the region; one that's full of energy, beauty and humanity, and one that offers a positive and optimistic opportunity to celebrate Syrian culture.


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Listen: Max Richter - Sounds and Visions

A selection of the music you can hear at the Max Richter curated Sounds and Visions weekender, at the Barbican in May 2018.

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