World Nomads Morocco: Opening Concert
|Organization||French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)||
|Address||22 East 60th Street, New York, NY, United States|
|Start||April 30, 2011|
|End||April 30, 2011|
World Nomads Morocco opens with an evening of Judeo-Arab Andalusian music peformed by the acclaimed Orchestra of Fes, under the direction of eminent musician and conductor Mohamed Briouel. This rich music tradition dates back to medieval Spain and is loved by Muslims and Jews alike, throughout the Arab world and in the Sephardic diaspora.
The concert will feature renowned Jewish vocalist Françoise Atlan, who is considered one of the most beautiful voices of this tradition.
All concert attendees are invited to a Moroccan-themed reception following the concert.