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Faraj Abyad- Enta Omri and the Golden Age of Arabic Music

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Date(s) - 02/01/2020
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Symphony Space


General Admission $40 (+5 Symphony Space Fee) VIP Admission: $60 (+50 Symphony Space Fee) USD
Contact Person:
(212) 545-7536
World Music Institute


Faraj Abyad- Enta Omri and the Golden Age of Arabic Music
Doors open 8:00pm
Concert begins 8:30pm promptlyIn this concert, Faraj and his orchestra will perform a repertoire of classics from Syria, Lebanon, and Egypt, including songs from Oum Kalthoum, Abdel Halim, Warda, Sabah Fakhri, and more. This performance will showcase one of the middle east’s most famous musical jewels, Enta Omri, composed in 1964 by Mohammed Abdel Wahab and popularized by iconic Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum.The orchestra consists of nine distinguished musicians each with their own unique style, experience, and expertise.Faraj Abyad- Singer
Layth Sidiq- Violin & Director
Firas Zreik- Qanun
Naseem Alatrash- Cello
Fadi Saba- Piano
Faris Ishaq- Nay
Zafir Tawil- Oud
Gilbert Mansour- Percussion
Alber Baseel- Percussion

About the Venue:

Peter Norton Symphony Space- Leonard Nimoy Thalia is a small intimate theater on the downstairs level of Symphony Space with stadium seating. No matter where you sit in the venue you will be close to the stage and have a great view of the orchestra. Additionally, there is a bar outside where you can purchase drinks and enjoy them during the concert.

Tickets can be purchased at this site:

Note: This concert is limited to 168 seats, so it is highly recommended that tickets be purchased in advanced. If tickets are still available on the day of the concert, they will be for sale at the door.

Ticket Pricing:

-General Admission $40 (+$5 Symphony Space Fee)

General Admission guarantees you a comfortable seat with a wonderful view of the orchestra. The seats are first come first serve. Once you enter the theater, there will be ushers on staff to lead you to your seat. Ushers will do their best to accommodate and seat large parties together.

-VIP Admission: $60 (+$5 Symphony Space Fee)

VIP Admission guarantees premium seating in the best row in the house and a private meet-and-greet with the orchestra members after the concert. Once you enter the theater, the usher will lead you to your VIP seats.

This event is presented by the World Music Institute.

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