We are very pleased to announce that the Arabian Nights band have confirmed they will be performing at the AAMF 2019 Classical Evening on Thursday 17th January at the Brighton College Al Ain.
The band was founded in 2010, and since then it has been performing Arabic music on stages throughout the UAE. Its members have participated in the AAMF every year, usually on the same programme as the Al Ain Chamber Orchestra.
Diyaa Safadi is the founder and leader of the band. He graduated from the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus, Syria. He plays the oud and he works as a music teacher in Al Ain.
Naser Akowan graduated from the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus, as well. He plays violin, and also works as a private music teacher in Al Ain.
Essa Lwisa forms the third side of this band’s triangle. He plays percussion. Essa holds a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering, and he works as a laboratory instructor at the UAE University.