A man known for blurring the boundaries between middle-eastern and western classical music is performing in Milton next Friday.
Oud virtuoso and composer Joseph Tawadros, returns after his breakthrough season in June when his Concerto for Oud & Orchestra with Sydney Symphony Orchestra filled Sydney Opera House for three nights and gained rave reviews.
The 2019 Australian spring tour includes a visit to Milton Theatre on Friday, September 27.
Tawadros is one of Australian music's most impressive and charismatic figures: a composer, improviser, storyteller as well as a brilliant exponent of the oud, the Egyptian lute.
His virtuoso technique and adventurous curiosity blends world music, jazz and classical seamlessly and shows his skills in contemporary genres as well as traditional Arabic inspired pieces.
Born in Cairo in 1983 and brought up on Sydney, Tawadrps brings a musical tradition inherited from his grandfather, Mansi Habib, a composer who played oud and violin, and his uncle, Yacoub Mansi Habib, an Egyptian trumpet player.
He was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) in 2016 for significant service to music as an accomplished oud performer, composer and recording artist.
Tickets $35. Visit: https://miltontheatre.com.au/upcoming-shows/joseph-tawadros-112.
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