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Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble to Perform at Creighton

Massachusetts-based Arabic music ensemble, Layaali will perform at 6:30 p.m., May 3, at Creighton University’s Lied Education Center for the Arts in Tarab: An Evening of Classical and Contemporary Arabic Music.

Layaali is a group of talented musicians whose commitment to performing the traditional music of the Arabic world earned them wide acclaim throughout the U.S. and internationally. The musicians, who come from four Arab countries – Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, and Morocco – include: Jamal Sinno, Muhammed Mejaour, Abdul-Wahab Kayyali, Boujemaa Razgui, and Michel Moushabeck.

The music performed by Layaali ranges from the classical compositions of the 19th and early 20th century masters such Jamil Bey al-Tanburi, Tatyus Afandi, Riad al-Sinbati, and Sayed Darwish to the classics sung by the likes of Umm Kulthoum, Asmahan, Leyla Murad, and Fairuz, and popular folk sons to the contemporary works of composers such as Ziad Rahbani. The cost is $15 for the general public, $10 for seniors, and free for the Creighton community.
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A video of their performance can be viewed here:

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