Evening with Lubana Al Quntar and Guests
Date(s) - 09/30/2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dominican University Performing Arts Center
Join us for a mesmerizing evening of Arabic music and culture at the Dominican University Performing Arts Center! Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of Lubana Al Quntar, a renowned vocalist, and a lineup of exceptional guest performers, who will add their own flair to the evening. Prepare to be captivated by their soulful performances and experience the beauty of live music. This in-person event promises to be a memorable night filled with harmony and joy. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to witness the magic unfold on stage.
Lubana Al Quntar is celebrated as Syria’s first opera singer and the first Arab opera singer to participate in international opera voice competitions. Born in Damascus, she has won multiple international singing competitions and studied at renowned music institutions in London, Damascus, and Holland. Globally recognized as a soloist, Lubana has performed at prestigious venues such as the Opera Bastille in Paris, Opera Avicenna in Doha, and the Kennedy Center in the United States, blending traditional Arabic singing with opera techniques. Overall, her unique vocal talent has allowed her to traverse a broad range of genres, from classical Arabic and folk songs to pop and classical opera, showcasing her skills as a dramatic coloratura. Currently based in Washington DC, Lubana uses her voice to promote Syrian culture and aids refugees through fundraising concerts.