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Jerusalem Orchestra East & West

ft Mehdi Nassouli and Omri Mor

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Photo Credit: Ariel Efron

A unique force in the global music scene, The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West consists of musicians from varying religions, ethnicities and sectors, reflecting the diversity of Israeli society. 

Bursting with rhythm and passion, this performance combines the high-energy musical style of the Berber tribes in North Africa with arrangements in the Orchestra’s unique musical language, to transport listeners across genres into the realms of pop and jazz.

To accompany this performance, the master singer and instrumentalist Mehdi Nassouli will arrive from Morocco, bringing his three-stringed guembri as well as three musicians who play the qraqeb, a traditional percussion instrument, and sing responsively.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

Produced by the Barbican. 

This concert is put on in collaboration with the Embassy of Israel in the UK and in association with JMI - Jewish Music Institute

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