November 2018 (tbc) at 7.30pm St John's, Smith Square London SW1
The London première of Syrian Composer Kareem Roustom's oratorio ‘The Son of Man’ (text by Khalil Gibran). OSJ Ensemble, Soloists and Chorus, conductor John Lubbock OBE.
We are planning to bring the unique Egyptian Light and Hope Orchestra (Al Nour Wal Amal Association) to London to perform in concert halls and London schools. The ‘Light & Hope Orchestra’ is a 36 piece chamber orchestra from Cairo. The players are all blind or partially sighted women, who learn music from braille and then perform from memory.
Other Future Plans
A series of recitals featuring recent string quartets from Iran, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Morocco and Lebanon.
A Gala Concert celebrating the ‘Spirit of Syria’ with classical, traditional and jazz music, and ballet and dance.