London Syrian Ensemble


Out of the detritus of war, a thing of beauty was born


The London Syrian Ensemble is a collective of some of Syria’s finest musicians. The Ensemble includes both newly arrived and long-term UK residents who either studied or taught in the eminent Damascus Conservatoire. They bring the sounds of Syria through a diverse repertoire of classical and traditional music.

The ensemble includes oud, kanun, ney, violin, viola, double bass and percussion. Our performances also include cherry-picked guest vocalists.



Rihab Azar – Oud

Raghad Haddad – Viola

Sanaa Wahbah – Qanun

Kaldoun Alnajad – Violin

Fajer Alabdalla –  Double bass

Jamal Al Sakka – Arabic percussion

Louai Alhenawi – Ney/M.D


Delicious home-made Syrian food will be on sale before the event.


Sat 22/07/2017

19:30 – 21:00 Doors open at 17:00

Emmanuel Church 

6 Barlow Moor Road
Didsbury, Manchester
M20 6TR
United Kingdom

£10 / £8 / Free for refugees and asylum seekers

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