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Roots of Strings: Music of Syria (Capella Regalis Benefit Concert) - Halifax

Date(s) - 09/21/2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Cathedral Church of All Saints


50-100 USD
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Capella Regalis Choirs


Syrian-born Nazih Borish is a world-renowned oud player and composer whose innovative style evokes the ancient beauty of his homeland. World percussionist Nick Halley and Juno-nominated Canadian jazz and classical bassist Roberto Occhipinti join their dear friend Nazih in an enchanting collaboration to benefit Capella Regalis in this second annual “Nick & Friends” fall fundraising concert.

Tickets ($100) include the concert, a Levant-inspired cocktail, Syrian mezze appetizers, and $50 tax receipt.

Join us for an intimate evening of music and food in the serene setting of All Saints Cathedral, Halifax.

Preview Nazih Borish’s music by listening to Damasrose, from his album Roots of Strings (2021)


Roots of Strings: Music of Syria حفلة موسيقية سورية

2nd Annual Nick & Friends Benefit Concert for Capella Regalis, Featuring Nazih Borish Trio

Nazih Borish, oud

Roberto Occhipinti, double bass

Nick Halley, percussion

Thursday, September 21, 2023 6 – 8 PM

The Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax

Seating will be limited to an intimate space within the Cathedral.  

Doors and bar open at 6 PM / Concert begins at 6:30

All proceeds support Capella Regalis’s free music training programs for children.

Please note: Capella Regalis Board Chair, Barbara Butler, will host the South Shore version of this event at Cecilia’s Retreat in Mahone bay on Friday, September 22. To reserve tickets to that performance, please click here or email


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