We are delighted to announce that the Takht Sharqi ensemble along with their vocalists, Dana Obeid and Fadi Layon, will be performing at the AAMF 2014!
Their concert, featuring Oriental classical music and folk songs, will be held on Wednesday, 5th November. The venue in Al Ain is yet to be confirmed.
Please note that the “Andalusian Evening” will now be held at the Multaqa Social Club on Thursday, 8th May. Originally, it had been scheduled for the Thursday prior to that date.
Takht Sharqi (pictured) will be performing!
This event begins at 7 pm.
Dana Obied and Fadi Layon receive their bouquets.
This Wednesday evening, 13th Nov., Takht Sharqi, led by Dr Hasan Wahwa, and featuring singers Dana Obied and Fadi Layon, will be performing for us at the Multaqa Social Club, UAEU close to the centre of Al Ain.
The “Classical Evening” will begin with a Talk on ‘The Life and Work of Frederic Chopin‘ by Katarina Peers. This presentation will be a fitting introduction to the performance of five pieces written by the master composer.
The doors open at 6:45 pm for a 7 pm commencement. Interest in this event has been very strong with well over 1,000 visits to the Takht Sharqi posting on our Facebook page.
Don’t miss out!
Takht Sharqi will provide the opening performance in the UAEU’s centrally located Multaqa Social Club’s auditorium.
And, after the performance of classical Oriental works on traditional instruments; the five virtuoso pianists will play a selection of works by Chopin. That’s an exceptional combination of musical forms!
Don’t miss it!
Takht Sharqi are our opening performers on Wednesday, 13th November. They will be performing a range of songs from their Oriental classical repertoire.
HASAN WAHBI PhD. in computer engineering
His main instrument is the Qanun, and he also plays the lute, and the violin. Hasan founded Takht Shaqri here in Al Ain in 2009.
DIYA SAFADI Diploma in music teaching
Diya’s main instrument is the lute. He also plays the violin and the piano He was a member of union of artists and musicians in Suwida, Syria in 2007. Before that, in 2005, he was a Music teacher for children and adults. Then, in 2009 he became the Music Advisor for Takht Shaqri.
FERAS WAHBI Bsc. in civil engineering
As can be seen, his main instrument is the lute. Feras also plays guitar, and percussion. He has been a member of Takht Shaqri since 2009.
NASER AKOWAN Diploma in music teaching
Naser’s main instrument is violin and he also plays the lute. From 2008 Naser was a Music teacher in Al Ain schools. He joined Takht Shaqri in 2011.
ISSA LOUISEH Bsc. in petroleum engineering
Issa is the percussionist. As well as the Tabla, tambourine, drums , he also plays Keyboards.
In 1997 Issa co-foundedof Al Baath university music ensemble in Hims, Syria In 2003 he was a Member of the Dohat Al Mimas club for music and arts in Hims, Syria. And, since 2010, he has been a member of Takht Shaqri.
FADI LAYON Diploma in music teaching
Takht Sharqi’s Lead solo singer, Fadi also plays Keyboards and the lute.
DANA OBIED Bsc. in Social Consulting
In 2003 Dana was a member of the chorus in Suwida, Syria.
She joined Takht Shaqri in 2010.