SORTEN MULD, Support: Maher Mahmoud
Oct
11
9:00 PM21:00

SORTEN MULD, Support: Maher Mahmoud

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"Et gennembrud af dimensioner", skrev Information på forsiden, efter at have oplevet en af Sorten Mulds første koncerter i slutningen af 90-erne.

Og det blev virkeligt et stort gennembrud fra en hel uventet kant, da gruppen tilbage i 1997 med sin blanding af nordisk middelalder og tecno/triphop, brød igennem til det brede publikum, og i årene der fulgte høstede stor anerkendelse både for deres udgivelser og koncerter.

Nu er de tilbage, og Sorten Muld vil her i 2019 crash-teste en lille flok helt nye sange, som efter al sandsynlighed finder plads på det album, som gruppen med større og større målrettethed har arbejdet hen i mod igennem de seneste år. Men publikum vil selvfølgelig også få et genhør med mange af sangene fra de to udgivelser ”Mark II” og ”III”, som har en helt særlig plads i musikkartotekerne hos musikelskere i både Danmark og udlandet.

Bandet glæder sig nu til igen at tage publikum med på rejse ind i sangene om uomgængelig skæbne, jalousi, hævn og utæmmelige drifter. Musikken er til tider underspillet til tider i voldsomt udbrud. Begge dele er med til at skabe det helt unikke og fortættede rum der altid opstår mellem scenen og publikum til deres koncerter.

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Support: Maher Mahmoud

Maher Mahmoud is a Syrian composer and oudist. He was born in 1986 in Salamiya -a city in the middle of Syria- and lived in Damascus until 2012 when he briefly moved to Jordan. In 2013 Maher moved to Denmark, where he presently resides.

Maher started his musical education at the age of six by learning the Arabic oud. He graduated from The Higher Institute of Music in Damascus in 2010, where he studied the oud deeply and both Arabic and classical western music.
In 2019 Maher graduated from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark, where he studied at the Soloist-line (The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma) in rhythmic composition.

Maher has since 2005 been composing and arranging for several musical groups: big band, symphony orchestra, solo, various ensemble sizes, Arabic Takht and chamber orchestra. He is interested in world music and discovering new sounds on the oud and additionally, experimenting with different styles of contemporary music.

Since 2009, Maher has worked with different bands and artists in Denmark, UK and around Europe – among others are Damon Albarn and Brian Eno, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Dunia Ensemble, The Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra, EU.Terpe Orchestra, Dicte, JSO Bremen-Nord Philharmonic Orchestra, The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, RUM band, Blood-Sweat-Drum & Bass big band, S. Møller Big Band, Art Ensemble Syd, Listen! Trio, Nouri Iskandar String Quartet, Li Dine, Simon Spang-Hansen & Middle Earth, Jiraan, Grænseløs, Jovan Pavlovic Trio and many others.

Alongside, Maher is working on several projects, which range from Arabic, jazz and classical oriental music, and is starting a new network of Syrian professional musicians around Europe in collaboration with Danish musicians in Denmark, where he found The Syrian Expat Ensemble.

His debut album Mirage was released in 2010

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Slow. En Aften om Oasen
Oct
3
8:15 PM20:15

Slow. En Aften om Oasen

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Musik. Inspireret af Palmyra

Maher & Salam Duo spiller kompositioner af Maher Mahmoud og traditionel musik fra området omkring Palmyra. Maher Mahmoud og Salam Susu studerede musik sammen i Syrien, før krigen skilte dem ad. Flere år senere bragte musikken dem igen sammen i Danmark, hvor de siden har spillet bl.a. i The Syrian Expat Ensemble med andre syriske musikere bosiddende i Europa.
Vinterhaven. 20 min.

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Salam Susu is a Syrian pianist. She was born in 1983. She started learning the piano at the age of four with an Armenian-Russian piano master. After that, she started playing classical concerts and studying the piano professionaly following methods of classical schools.

Salam studied English literature at Tishreen university in Latakia and graduated in 2004. At the same year she got back to music again, by studying the piano at The Musical-educational College in Homs and finished there in 2007. Later, she got her master’s degree in music education in 2015.

Salam worked mainly in teaching the piano to different varied ages, using many different methods, and worked at the same college she’s graduated from as a teacher of piano, musical theory, and ear training.

During the period she was teaching, she has made many self funded-workshops with handicap children, children with autism, pregnant women and teaching the music by playing for children under the age of five.

Salam played with many music groups and with accompany solo-musicians’ concerts.

She is interested in both classical, traditional and folk music.

in 2015 Salam left Syria, running away of the war. She finally arrived to Denmark walking the whole way seeking a new life there. 

In Denmark, Salam started playing the harp, achieving here own project to combine a string-classical instrument with Arabic music, that includes micro tonality, by tuning the harp to fit the Arabic scales.

Her first participation in Denmark was in a project called Europe, with The Royal Danish Theatre and ’Black and White’ Theatre, by the director Christian Lolike, where she both acted and played the piano.

Since 2016 Salam started playing with different bands in and out of Denmark. Among others are: The Syrian Expat Ensemble, the multi cultural ensemble ‘Radiant Arcadia’, and in a duo together with the Syrian composer and oud player Maher Mahmoud.

Beside playing concert Salam did many workshops in Kindergartens in Copenhagen and other cities.

Salam is working now on a new project called Mosaic, which includes different female-musicians living in Denmark.

Maher Mahmoud is a Syrian composer and oudist. He was born in 1986 in Salamiya -a city in the middle of Syria- and lived in Damascus until 2012 when he briefly moved to Jordan. In 2013 Maher moved to Denmark, where he presently resides.

Maher started his musical education at the age of six by learning the Arabic oud. He graduated from The Higher Institute of Music in Damascus in 2010, where he studied the oud deeply and both Arabic and classical western music.
In 2019 Maher graduated from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark, where he studied at the Soloist-line (The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma) in rhythmic composition.

Maher has since 2005 been composing and arranging for several musical groups: big band, symphony orchestra, solo, various ensemble sizes, Arabic Takht and chamber orchestra. He is interested in world music and discovering new sounds on the oud and additionally, experimenting with different styles of contemporary music.

Since 2009, Maher has worked with different bands and artists in Denmark, UK and around Europe – among others are Damon Albarn and Brian Eno, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Dunia Ensemble, The Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra, EU.Terpe Orchestra, Dicte, JSO Bremen-Nord Philharmonic Orchestra, The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, RUM band, Blood-Sweat-Drum & Bass big band, S. Møller Big Band, Art Ensemble Syd, Listen! Trio, Nouri Iskandar String Quartet, Li Dine, Simon Spang-Hansen & Middle Earth, Jiraan, Grænseløs, Jovan Pavlovic Trio and many others.

Alongside, Maher is working on several projects, which range from Arabic, jazz and classical oriental music, and is starting a new network of Syrian professional musicians around Europe in collaboration with Danish musicians in Denmark, where he found The Syrian Expat Ensemble.

His debut album Mirage was released in 2010

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Solo Concert
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Solo Concert

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Syrian Oud master performs Arabic traditional music with a solo concert

An incredibly accomplished musician is once again visiting the turquoise tent. Maher Mahmoud has been playing music since he was only six years old, and it flows not only from every note he strikes, but also from his long list of musical achievements.. Diplomas from music academies in both Damascus and Aarhus, interaction with big bands, symphony orchestras, jazz musicians and other equilibrists, masterful skills in both classical and folk music and recognized as both composer and arranger. Now Maher Mahmoud is retiring in his well-known role as a solo artist, inviting the audience to experience Arabic music very closely with both traditional pieces and his own compositions. With a guarantee a beautiful and healing experience awaits.

Maher Mahmoud plays in the turquoise tent on Thursday, September 5 at 6 p.m.

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TRIO MAHER, SALAM & SARA
Aug
3
4:30 PM16:30

TRIO MAHER, SALAM & SARA

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En ny syrisk/dansk trio kommer til Ejerslev! Maher Mahmoud og Salam Susu er syriske musikere, som bor i Danmark. De har studeret musik sammen i Syrien og så ikke hinanden i mange år under krigen, indtil de mødtes tilfældigt til en koncert i Danmark. Siden er de begyndt at spille sammen igen bl.a. i The Syrian Expat Ensemble. Maher spiller på oud og Salam er pianist.

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Hvis du var på Roskilde Festival i 2016, har du muligvis set Maher åbne Orange Scene sammen med Damon Albarn og The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians og Salam er du måske stødt på som pianist og skuespiller i Christian Lollikes teaterstykke Uropa 

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Den danske trommeslager og komponist Sara Mouritzen har mødt Maher til arrangementet "Musikalske Møder", hvor de har spillet traditionelle arabiske og danske sange sammen. Vi er meget spændte på at høre trioens blanding af traditionel syrisk musik og helt nye kompositioner, som de har skabt sammen!

Bonusinfo: koncerten er en del af det gratis eftermiddagsprogram lørdag, hvor alle er velkomne til at komme forbi mellem kl. 14-18!

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Daniel Herskedal - Voyage
Jul
19
9:30 PM21:30

Daniel Herskedal - Voyage

The magnificent timbre and punch Daniel Herskedal has developed with his tuba since his debut with the trad-band Dixi, has established the Molde-man as an internationally leading instrumentalist.

With a box-fresh record in his luggage and one of his big sources of inspiration as a travel companion – oud-player, Maher Mahmoud – it's only natural for Moldejazz to take him back for a concert in the Molde Cathedral where he had great success with Slow eastbound train in 2015.

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Herskedal comes home to Molde Cathedral with his regular ensemble – and in addition the fabulous Syrian Oud-player Maher Mahmoud. Viola-player Bergmund Waal Skaslien, percussionist Helge Norbakken and pianist Eyolf Dale, completes a rich ensemble that can evoke tones and atmospheres – from the fervently beautiful to the dramatic and powerful. The music has a distinct flavour of the middle east, but inspiration from other parts of the world also play into a rich musical expression.

His latest release on British Edition Records is called Voyage, which is the starting point of much of what we'll hear in the cathedral. The album was released in March and allaboutjazz.com notes in their review, «Herskedal is a musician and composer of extraordinary ability who is pushing the boundaries of his instrument to the limit. Voyage emerges as Daniel’s definitive statement so far, merging awe-inspiring beauty with a refreshingly original sound. The music is supremely melodic, tinged with rhythmical flare and vibrant colors»

This really smells like a home-team-win in the cathedral, Friday 19 July.

Daniel Herskedal, tuba and bass trumpet / Bergmund Waal Skaslien, viola / Eyolf Dale, piano / Helge Norbakken, percussion. Guest: Maher Mahmoud, Oud.

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Simon Spang-Hanssen & Middle Earth w. Maher Mahmoud
Jul
15
3:30 PM15:30

Simon Spang-Hanssen & Middle Earth w. Maher Mahmoud

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En rejse i musikalske grænselande

Line-up:

Simon Spang-Hanssen (sax, flute)
Maher Mahmoud (oud)
Yasser Pino (bass)
Ayi Solomon (perc.)

Med musik af Simon Spang-Hanssen & Maher Mahmoud inviteres tilhørerne på en poetisk og inciterende rejse i grænselande mellem orienten, jazz, world/folk, Afrika og Caribien – med musikere fra de fire verdenshjørner og med ouden som en gennemgående arabisk ”grundtone”.

Maher Mahmoud er uddannet fra konservatoriet i Damaskus og spiller på et instrument, som man kunne kalde en arabisk guitar, og som har en meget karakteristisk tone.

Yasser Pino er uddannet fra Rytmisk Musikkonservatorium i København og blander sine cubanske rødder med mange andre musikformer.

Ayi Solomon og Simon Spang-Hanssen er begge autodidakte og har gennem en del år deltaget i, og skabt, musikalske møder mellem alverdens kulturer.

“Det var som at åbne op for Aladdins hule, da Simon Spang-Hanssen & Middle Earth i går aftes smed om sig med toner og rytmer i alverdens farver. De fire virtuose og legende musikere begejstrede de mange publikummer fra start til slut med deres medrivende musikalske eventyr fra de varme lande. Ikke så sært - for det var da lige, hvad man trængte til på sådan en iskold blæsende aprilaften.”
(Pia Blohm / Giant Steps – Svendborg)

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Maher Mahmoud / Tomo Jacobson / P.O.Jørgens
Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

Maher Mahmoud / Tomo Jacobson / P.O.Jørgens

An unlikely meeting between one of the most prolific Syrian oud players Maher Mahmoud and two improvisers, the legendary Danish drummer P.O.Jørgens and the always busy double bassist Tomo Jacobson. The music is improvised, widely spread between avant-garde sound and traditional music. The trio is in the process of recording an album, coming out next year.

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Maher Mahmoud is a Syrian composer and oudist. He was born in 1986 in Salamiya -a city in the middle of Syria- and lived in Damascus until 2012 when he briefly moved to Jordan. In 2013 Maher moved to Denmark, where he presently resides.

Maher started his musical education at the age of six by learning the Arabic oud. He graduated from The Higher Institute of Music in Damascus in 2010, where he studied the oud deeply and both Arabic and classical western music. In 2019 Maher graduated from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark, where he studied at the Soloist-line (The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma) in rhythmic composition.

Maher has since 2005 been composing and arranging for several musical groups: big band, symphony orchestra, solo, various ensemble sizes, Arabic Takht and chamber orchestra. He is interested in world music and discovering new sounds on the oud and additionally, experimenting with different styles of contemporary music.

Since 2009, Maher has worked with different bands and artists in Denmark, UK and around Europe – among others are Damon Albarn and Brian Eno, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Dunia Ensemble, The Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra, EU.Terpe Orchestra, Dicte, JSO Bremen-Nord Philharmonic Orchestra, The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, RUM band, Blood-Sweat-Drum & Bass big band, S. Møller Big Band, Art Ensemble Syd, Listen! Trio, Nouri Iskandar String Quartet, Li Dine, Simon Spang-Hansen & Middle Earth, Jiraan, Grænseløs, Jovan Pavlovic Trio and many others.

Alongside, Maher is working on several projects, which range from Arabic, jazz and classical oriental music, and is starting a new network of Syrian professional musicians around Europe in collaboration with Danish musicians in Denmark, where he found The Syrian Expat Ensemble.

His debut album Mirage was released in 2010

Tomo Jacobson is a Polish-born double bass player based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He focuses his efforts on free improv and other creative musics. With over two dozen albums to his credit, he is mostly known for the projects he is a leader, or co-leader to, namely MOONBOW, MOUNT MEANDER, or IL SOGNO, as well his solo double bass work, and free improv encounters with acclaimed musicians.

Tomo has been very fortunate to perform with the greats like John Tchicai, Andrew D’Angelo, Lotte Anker, Mat Maneri, Adam Rudolph, Rasul Siddik, P.O. Jørgens, Frank Gratkowski, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Sun Araw, Mikołaj Trzaska, Michael Blake, Alex Zhang Hungtai, Tanya Kalmanovitch, Jacob Anderskov, Kresten Osgood, Hugh Steinmetz, Søren Kjaergaard, Torben Snekkested, Jesper Zeuthen, and many others.

He played at numerous festivals like Copenhagen Jazz Festival (DK), Vinter Jazz (DK), Roskilde Festival (DK), Festival of Endless Gratitude (DK), Festa dell’Opera (IT), Milhões de Festa (POR), Jazz Jamboree (PL), Jazz Jantar (PL), Mózg Festival (PL), Sopot Molo Jazz Festival (PL), Audio Art Festival (PL), In Front (DE), Jazz Units (DE), or Creepy Teepee Festival (CZ).

He has performed in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Estonia, Poland, Italy, Cuba, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic, Portugal, Los Angeles and New York.

In 2017 together with Hipermania, Tomo has also founded an independent record label and publishing house Gotta Let It Out.

Peter Ole Jørgensen (alias Pere Oliver Jørgens & P.O. Jørgens), der med grupperne Cockpit Music og Global Guaranty Orchestra allerede gjorde meget af det, som yngre grupper gør idag , tilbage i slut 70érne / start 80’erne er heldigvis fortsat i allerhøjeste grad aktiv – og det ikke blot med de ovennævnte bands, der fortsat eksisterer, men også med en del nyere bands og konstellationer.

Blandt disse bør nævnes: The Wild Mans Band med Peter Brötzmann, “Sweethearts In a Drugstore” udnævnt i 2002 som “The currently best sounding group in Europe” i The Wire, Expanded Botanics” med Wachsmann & Riis, “Torden Kvartetten” med Mats Gustafsson, samt selvfølgelig hans mangeårige samarbejde med den legendariske Pere Ubu sanger David Thomas. Han har spillet med nærmest alt hvad kan krype og gå af

improvisiations musikere i danmark, samt ett stort antall udenlandske musikere, bl.a. David Moss, Phil Minton, Axel Dörner, Steve Lacy, Mats Gustafsson, Thomas Lehn, Raul Björkenheim, John Tchicai, Zʼev, Frank Lowe, Inge Juså, Andrei Otriaskin, David Thomas, Evan Parker, Johnny Dyani, Poul Rutherford, DJ Apache 60, Tim Hodgkinso etc.

Copenhagen Jazz Festival @ KoncertKirken er støttet af Statens Kunstfond, Københavns Kommune, Knud Højgaards Fond, Oticon Fonden, Dansk Musiker Forbund.

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Simon Spang-Hanssen & Middle Earth w. Maher Mahmoud
Jul
7
5:00 PM17:00

Simon Spang-Hanssen & Middle Earth w. Maher Mahmoud

Line up:

Maher Mahmoud, oud
Yasser Morejon Pino, bass
Ayi Solomon, percussion
S.S.H., saxophones/flute

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Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2019

A journey  across the borders of diverse musical cultures,,,,an oriental jazz-world-folk fusion with the sound of the oud as a sort of common ground and red thread.

“ It was like opening the cave of Aladdin last night, when Simon Spang-Hanssen & Middle Earth juggled with tones and rhythms in
all kjnd of colours of the world. Colors. The four virtuouso and playful musicians enthusiasted the large crowd from the beginning to the end with their intense musical tales…” 

Giant Steps, Svendborg

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Musik i sommernatten
Jun
27
9:30 PM21:30

Musik i sommernatten

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Maher Mahmoud, oud &

Lisbeth Eilrich Iversen, flygel

Maher Mahmoud kommer oprindeligt fra Syrien, men har boet i Danmark siden 2012, hvor han efterhånden er blevet et kendt ansigt på den danske musikscene. Instrumentet han spiller på kaldes en Oud og er et mellemøstligt strengeinstrument med en helt særlig klang.

Musikken denne aften bygger bro mellem den vestlige og den mellemøstlige musiktradition, og repertoiret består både af danske salmer og traditionelle syriske sange, samt original kompositioner.

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Arctic Arts Festival - Daniel Herskedal
Jun
25
8:00 PM20:00

Arctic Arts Festival - Daniel Herskedal

Daniel Herskedal has since the last time he visited the Festival of Northern Norway released the brilliant album Voyage, the latest in the series of musical travel letters.  With Voyage, Herskedal shows to an even greater extent its musical breadth of vision and compositional capacity. The album has received brilliant reviews from a combined European reviewer, and the jazztubaisten Herskedal has established itself as one of Norway's major international jazz stars.  In collaboration with the violinist Bergmund Waal Skaslien, pianist Eyolf Dale, the percussionist Helge Andreas Norbakken and the former player Maher Mahmoud, we are assigned to musical destinations across the globe.  Line-up:  Daniel Herskedal, Tuba  Bergmund Waal Skaslien, Viola  Eyolf Dale, Piano  Helge Andreas Norbakken, Percussion  Maher Mahmoud, Oud

Daniel Herskedal has since the last time he visited the Festival of Northern Norway released the brilliant album Voyage, the latest in the series of musical travel letters.

With Voyage, Herskedal shows to an even greater extent its musical breadth of vision and compositional capacity. The album has received brilliant reviews from a combined European reviewer, and the jazztubaisten Herskedal has established itself as one of Norway's major international jazz stars.

In collaboration with the violinist Bergmund Waal Skaslien, pianist Eyolf Dale, the percussionist Helge Andreas Norbakken and the former player Maher Mahmoud, we are assigned to musical destinations across the globe.

Line-up:

Daniel Herskedal, Tuba

Bergmund Waal Skaslien, Viola

Eyolf Dale, Piano

Helge Andreas Norbakken, Percussion

Maher Mahmoud, Oud

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Deutsch-Syrische Philharmoniker (DSP) Eröffnungsgala
Jun
18
8:00 PM20:00

Deutsch-Syrische Philharmoniker (DSP) Eröffnungsgala

Ludwig van Beethoven: Ouvertüre zu »Coriolan« op. 62
Max Bruch: Kol Nidrei d-Moll op. 47
Robert Schumann: Ouvertüre zu Goethes »Hermann und Dorothea«
op. 136
Manfred Leuchter: Arabesque für Akkordeon und Orchester
Andreas Schmittberger: »Agnus Dei« aus der »Missa Kwela« für Kinderchor, Chor und Orchester
Suad Bushnaq: »The Borrowed Dress« für Akkordeon und Orchester
Jehad Jazbeh: »My Beautiful Homeland« für Violine und Orchester
Jehad Jazbeh: »Gates of Aleppo«
Maher Mahmoud: Roaming für Oud und Orchester
Nuri El Ruheibany: Ballade »Ya toyour« (»Oh Vögel«) für Sopran und Orchester
Arr. Issam Rafea und Rami Olsen: Zwei arabische Volkslieder »Ya Mahla Elfus'ha«
und »Fog Elna Khal« für Chor und Orchester

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Mirna Kassis Sopran
Maher Mahmoud Oud
Manfred Leuchter Akkordeon
Jehad Jazbeh Geige
Johannes Krebs Violoncello
Vokalensemble Marienhain Vechta und Cantonianer
Robert Eilers Dirigent
Deutsch-Syrische Philharmoniker (DSP)
Ghassan Alaboud Dirigent

Veranstalter
SECA in EXILE (Syrian European Cultural Association)

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The Syrian Expat Ensemble
May
25
4:00 PM16:00

The Syrian Expat Ensemble

Den Syriske musiker, Maher Mahmoud, besøger sammen med 4 medlemmer af

”The Syrian Expat Ensemble” Sct. Peders kirke i Slagelse. 

Maher Mahmoud er i Danmark kendt som en mester på sin Oud - et mellemøstligt strengeinstrument.

De 4 musikere vil både spille originale kompositioner, men også give os et indblik i den rige skat af Syrisk folkemusik.

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Koncerten er en enestående mulighed for at opleve den smukke musik som hører hjemme i en verdensdel der desværre er kendt for uroligheder og krig, men som også huser en meget rig musikkultur, både indenfor kompositionsmusik og folkemusik.

Koncerten finder sted den 25/5  kl 16.00 i Sct. Peders Kirke, Herrestræde 1A, Slagelse.

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Seven Years Outlines - Debut Concert
Apr
26
8:00 PM20:00

Seven Years Outlines - Debut Concert

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Seven Years Outlines

In 2012 Maher left Syria his home country with no way back. Since that he’s been through different experiences and has gotten a capacious knowledge in both life and music.

The concert ‘Seven Years Outlines’ is describing how these experiences reflect on Maher’s compositions, which have been inspired of different events he’s been through.

Being a musician was the spot of light of finding the way out of the depth of chaos which the war had caused to every individual Syrian. The music was the way he chose to document what a massive recreation of life in diaspora means.

By using varied music styles range between classical, jazz, groovy and Syrian music, Maher creates his own sound to draw the story of his journey with both bitter and sweet sides.

In this concert, Maher is graduating from the Soloist-line (The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma - composition) from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, Denmark

Lineup:
Soprano sax.: Nikola Bankov
Alto sax.: Nathanael Wetterud
Trumpet: Gustav Nyboe Hagner
Trombone: Jonathan Bruun Meyer
El. Guitar: Thor Arnarsson
Keyboard: Malthe Jepsen
El. Bass: Philip Olsen
Drums: Simon Lacouture
Violin I: Magnus Graf Skou
Violin II: Kristine Kier Jørgensen
Viola: Kirsten Buus Andersen
Cello: Maria Kolby Sonstad
Oud: Maher Mahmoud
Piano, guest musician: Salam Susu

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Afslutningskoncert: Musikalske Møder + IPEK YOLU
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Afslutningskoncert: Musikalske Møder + IPEK YOLU

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MUSIKALSKE MØDER, AFSLUTNINGSKONCERT
Aftenens første koncert er samtidigt afslutningskoncerten på koncertrækken Musikalske Møder, som Radar og det turkise telt har arrangeret i fællesskab. Fire musikere, der i starten af samme uge aldrig har spillet sammen før, vil igennem tre intense øvedage, og tre intimkoncerter rundt i Aarhus forenet deres musikalske baggrund, og skabt deres helt egen lyd.

De fire musikere er trompetist Nadia Safwat, elektronisk musiker David Mondrup, oud-spiller og komponist Maher Mahmoud og trommeslager Sara Mouritzen.

Gå ikke glip af den sidste af deres koncerter denne aften på Radar, og er du interesseret i at læse mere om projektet, eller måske at se musikerne til en af de gratis intimkoncerter dagene op til afslutningskoncerten, så kan du finde de tre første koncerter i koncertrækken herunder:

Musikalske Møder Koncert 1 / KFT-Trading
Musikalske Møder Koncert 2 / Kvindehuset
Musikalske Møder Koncert 3 / Skjoldhøjkollegiet

IPEK YOLU + special guests
Tunge elektro-cumbia grooves, saz riffs og surf guitar smeltes sammen i et multikulturelt orgie af sydamerikanske rytmer, anatolsk psykedelisk folk og 60’ernes syre rock. Et unikt lydunivers spænder bro mellem fugtige tropiske urskove og støvede ørkener i en kalejdoskopisk blanding af musik fra alle verdenshjørner.

Ipek Yolu består bl.a. af musikere fra Hudna, Junglelyd og AddisAbabaBand, og spiller derfor stærkt dansabel musik, præget af fri leg, nysgerrighed og improvisation. Til koncerten på Radar er bandet udvidet deres oprindelige konstellation med to yderlige musikere, Serkan Yildirim og Rasmus Fogh Frisenvang.

Info:
Døre: 19:00
Koncert 1: 20:00
Koncert 2: 21:00
Entre: 60 KR.

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Musikalske Møder Koncert 3
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

Musikalske Møder Koncert 3

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Kom med når Radar og det turkise telt inviterer dig til at møde musikken i nye omgivelser og opleve traditionerne i nye hybrider. Musikalske Møder er en gratis koncertrække, der giver den intime koncertoplevelse nye rum at udfolde sig, og søger nye musikalske fællesskaber i Aarhus.

Over en koncertrække på fire koncerter kan du glæde dig til at opleve nytænkende folkelig musik helt tæt på. Med afsæt i et musikalsk firkløver, der for første gang nogensinde skaber musik sammen, er du inviteret til en aften, hvor musik og omgivelser går op i en højere enhed, og danner rammerne for en særligt nærværende og hyggelig koncert.

De fire musikere som sammen vil skabe musikken til koncerten er trompetist Nadia Safwat, elektronisk musiker David Mondrup, oud-spiller og komponist Maher Mahmoud og trommeslager Sara Mouritzen.

Til den tredje koncert i koncertrækken er det Skjoldhøjkollegiets fælleslokaler som lægger hus til. Bagerst i kollegiets barlokaler, ved den lille scene, vil vi for én aften skabe en musikalsk oase, med ægte tæpper, bløde puder og smuk belysning. Kom forbi og tag del i en hyggelig koncert med plads til fordybelse og varme fortællinger. Efter koncerten vil kollegiets bar åbne for servering, og hyggen kan forsætte inde i baren.

Tidsplan:
20:00 - Dørene åbner til et glas the og hygge inden musikken går igang
20:30 - Koncertstart

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Musikalske Møder Koncert 2
Feb
21
5:00 PM17:00

Musikalske Møder Koncert 2

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Kom med når Radar og det turkise telt inviterer dig til at møde musikken i nye omgivelser og opleve traditionerne i nye hybrider. Musikalske Møder er en gratis koncertrække, der giver den intime koncertoplevelse nye rum at udfolde sig, og søger nye musikalske fællesskaber i Aarhus.

Over en koncertrække på fire koncerter kan du glæde dig til at opleve nytænkende folkelig musik helt tæt på. Med afsæt i et musikalsk firkløver, der for første gang nogensinde skaber musik sammen, er du inviteret til en aften, hvor musik og omgivelser går op i en højere enhed, og danner rammerne for en særligt nærværende og hyggelig koncert.

De fire musikere som sammen vil skabe musikken til koncerten er trompetist Nadia Safwat, elektronisk musiker David Mondrup, oud-spiller og komponist Maher Mahmoud og trommeslager Sara Mouritzen.

Den anden koncert i koncertrækken, finder sted i Kvindehuset i Viby, hvor der ikke kun er smuk musik, men også lækker mad på programmet. Dørene er åbne for alle interesserede - unge som gamle, kvinder som mænd - så kom og tag del i et inkluderende fællesskab, der gør en stor forskel for mange mennesker i Aarhus. Før koncerten serverer Kvindehusets frivillige et dejligt udvalg af snacks fra Mellemøsten, så man kan denne torsdag glæde sig til både at få smagsløgene og øregangene forkælet.

Tidsplan:
17:00 - Dørene åbner til snacks fra Mellemøsten, et glas the og hygge inden musikken går igang
17:30 - Koncertstart

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Musikalske Møder Koncert 1
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Musikalske Møder Koncert 1

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Kom med når Radar og det turkise telt inviterer dig til at møde musikken i nye omgivelser og opleve traditionerne i nye hybrider. Musikalske Møder er en gratis koncertrække, der giver den intime koncertoplevelse nye rum at udfolde sig, og søger nye musikalske fællesskaber i Aarhus.

Over en koncertrække på fire koncerter kan du glæde dig til at opleve nytænkende folkelig musik helt tæt på. Med afsæt i et musikalsk firkløver, der for første gang nogensinde skaber musik sammen til dette projekt, er du inviteret til en aften, hvor musik, placering og omgivelser går op i en højere enhed, og danner rammerne for en særligt nærværende og hyggelig koncert.

De fire musikere som sammen vil skabe musikken til koncerten er trompetist Nadia Safwat, elektronisk musiker David Mondrup, oud-spiller og komponist Maher Mahmoud og trommeslager Sara Mouritzen.

Den første koncert i koncertrækken, finder sted hos KFT Aarhus i Hasle. Midt mellem farverige varer med forbindelse til alt fra Vietnam og Thailand til Indonesien og Hong Kong vil publikum kunne træde ind i en butik fuldstændig forvandlet til aftenens koncert. Nyd et glas varm the, find dig til rette på smukke tæpper og puder, og få en helt ny musikalske oplevelse.

Tidsplan:
19:00 - Salget i butikken lukker, dørene forbliver åbne forud for koncerten
19:30 - Koncertstart

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Berlin Trifft Syrien
Jan
21
8:00 PM20:00

Berlin Trifft Syrien

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Maher Mahmoud, Oud
Florian Grube, Oboe
Sören Linke, Trumpet
Athil Hamdan, Cello
Mevan Younes, Bouzouki
Volker Michael & Jürgen Bruns, Presentation

Jürgen Bruns, Conductor

With "Berlin TRIFFT Syria", the new concert series of the Kammersymphonie Berlin opens in 2019, a unique sound experience in which colorful stylistics meets European musical language and the classical modern music of the Orient. In the world premieres of the composers Schalan Alhamwy and Kensaku Shimizu, they experience the current developments in the classical music world of the Far East, as well as the polyphonic music of Johann Sebastian Bach as a context that emphasizes the diversity of cultures. The outstanding musicians Athil Hamdan, Mevan Younes and Maher Mahmoud, who are renowned in their home country Syria, are invited to perform this extraordinary program together with the Kammersymphonie Berlin in the Kammermusiksaal of the Philharmonie Berlin - trendsetting musical paths are developing here, symbolic of the global convergence of cultures! Jürgen Bruns, conductor and artistic director of the orchestra, and Volker Michael of the Deutschlandfunk Kultur - who translates from Arabic - present the talk concert with the Syrian musicians, who provide insights into their individual musical characteristics. This concert is dedicated to the respect of two cultures that approach from both sides and expand horizons through knowledge of current values.

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JIRAAN 2018
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

JIRAAN 2018

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The Syrian violinist and composer Shalan Alhamwy collects Arab, Turkish and Belgian colleagues from his new Belgian home. The new Turkish-Syrian-Belgian ensemble received the appropriate name 'Jiraan' (Arabic for 'neighbors'). Together they present what connects them: subtle melodies, inspiring tunes and breathtaking improvisations. Syrian musicians have forcibly left their homeland in recent years. From Aleppo to Istanbul and beyond, new collaborations emerged. It results in surprising music that goes back to a shared tradition. Jiraan 2018 publishes a repertoire that varies between Arabic, Turkish, Sufi, jazz and folk with great space for improvisation.
With in the support act among others the Syrian oed player Tarek Al Sayed Yahya.

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Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra
Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra

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SEPO with Soloists:

Maher Mahmoud
Rasha Rizk
Jehad Jazbeh

What does persecution do to a person? When does exile begin for the individual? The journalist Can Dündar, exiled from Turkey to Germany, speaks about this. The Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra then performs symphonic Syrian music that is little known in the West. A musical statement for cultural diversity without borders. The Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra is the first Syrian symphony orchestra outside Syria. Professional musicians living in Europe have teamed up in this 2015 Syrian exile orchestra. Their goal: to preserve the rich musical culture of Syria. In addition to classical works, the more than 75 musicians also regularly put contemporary Syrian and Arabic works on the program.

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Boundless
Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

Boundless

Jovan Pavlovic trio & Maher Mahmoud

For a number of years, Jovan Pavlovic has enjoyed the audience with beautiful and cross-border productions. He is a sorcerer in accordion and can play anything with anyone, whatever he does! His musical universe opened in the Balkans with folk music and the gypsy music before moving to Trondheim and started at the music conservatory at NTNU. He has used his background as an inspiration to work in a variety of genres with a large number of top musicians.

In the Boundless project, Jovan Pavlovic, who also consists of Helge Andreas Norbakken and Gjermund Silset, has joined forces with Syrian Oud player Maher Mahmoud. All musicians work comfortably with improvisations based in their various cultural and musical backgrounds, creating new and boundless music.

No Limits - Boundless!

Jovan Pavlovic - accordion

Helge Nordbakken - percussion

Gjermund Silseth - bass

Guest: Maher Mahmoud

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Dunia Ensemble
Aug
28
5:00 PM17:00

Dunia Ensemble

Diversity and improvisation are the key concepts of Dunia with many different cultural and musical elements involved: from Cuba to Kabul, from the Middle East to Romania, and from Skagen to Gedser.

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Morten Carlsen and Dunia add new elements to world music. The band creates soundscapes with pulsating and complex rhythms. A series of new compositions by the band members take audiences on a magnificent journey. They live in Denmark, have international careers, and are famous for many musical acts.

Thus, Dunia contains a broad palette of timbres: a trombone with a history of Cuban pop music is met by the Northern Indian tabla and Romanian cimbalom. The Syrian oud delivers a fine contrast to the brass section, just like the bass and percussion rhythms range from Arabian music, to open soundscapes and African dance beats. Music for hearts and feet. Shake, move, and let your ears marvel.

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BSD+Bass Big Band feats. Stefan Pasborg, Anders Filipsen, Anders Banke, Fredrik Lundin & Maher Mahmoud
Aug
26
8:00 PM20:00

BSD+Bass Big Band feats. Stefan Pasborg, Anders Filipsen, Anders Banke, Fredrik Lundin & Maher Mahmoud

Det helt unikke orkester Blood Sweat Drum + Bass tæller 25 personer, med en besætning bestående af 14 blæsere, vokal samt udvidet rytmegruppe, hvor der er stærk fokus på det elektroniske element.

Blood Sweat Drum + Bass har eksisteret siden 2001 med meget få udskiftninger og har markeret sig stærkt på den Europæiske scene bl.a. gennem langvarige samarbejder med bl.a. Palle Mikkelborg, Jørgen Munkeby og musikere fra det borgerkrigshærgede Syrien.

Ved denne koncert vil orkestret dels give smagsprøver på orkestrets aktuelle udgivelse "Concierto de Scheherazade" med solisterne Turid Guldin (vokal) og Maher Mahmoud (oud), og dels præsentere et splinternyt samarbejde med trommeslageren Stefan Pasborg, som sammen med orkesterleder Jens Christian Chappe Jensen har nyfortolket nogle af  Igor Stravinskijs symfoniske hovedværker for stort eksperimenterende jazzorkester. De nye orkesterarrangementer bygger på Stefan Pasborgs arrangementer til trioen "The Firebirds", samt Stravinskys originale orkesterpartiturer, og som et helt særligt treat vil også saxofonisten Frederik Lundin tage del i denne fejring af Stravinskijs fantastiske musik. 

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Ideen til projektet opstod til Gudmanprisfesten 2017, hvor BSD+B og Pasborg lavede et spontant eksperiment med 3 af satserne fra Rite of Spring her skrev Jazz Specials Niels Christensen efterfølgende: 

"Efter pausen blev der stillet om til det grænseoverskridende og totalt fede aarhusianske Blood Sweat Drum + Bass Big Band, Musikken på nodestativerne var Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensens flotte arrangement af tre satser fra Stravinskys Rite of Spring, som Pasborg for nyligt udsendte med trioen The Firebirds efter en lidt svær lydmæssig kaotisk indledning samlede dette værk sig til en orkestral triumf. Gennemgående solist var tenorsaxofonisten Fredrik Lundin, hvis kaskader af vedkommende toner bandt den fantastiske musik sammen. Og gradvist ramte disse sammenbragte børn et musikalsk zenit, som alle så ud til at nyde at tage del i. En enestående bedrift!"Nils Christensen - Jazz Special nov. 2017 (anmeldelse af Gudmanprisfest 1.10.17)

Arr.: Jazz i Trekanten

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Hugjiltu // Maher Mahmoud // Alain Apaloo
Aug
24
8:00 PM20:00

Hugjiltu // Maher Mahmoud // Alain Apaloo

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Breaking Boundaries

Three renowned musicians from widely different backgrounds will meet for the first time on the stage at 1000 Fryd on August 24th. It will be a magnificent encounter of culture and music. Each musician will play a solo set, but the most important part of the evening will be the music they will create together live infant of the audience. It will be a fusion of traditional music, jazz and blues. Asian, West African and Arabic music coming together, crossing borders, languages and cultures, showing us that music still has the power to bring us closer together. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime experience!
 

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Music - a life dialogue. Concert with Nouri Iskandar
Aug
19
7:30 PM19:30

Music - a life dialogue. Concert with Nouri Iskandar

As part of the Funun Festival, the chamber orchestra of Sousan Eskandar and the two soloists Maher Mahmoud (Oud) and George Hayrabedian (cello) invite you on a musical journey between Western modernism and the oriental music world. 

The focus of the evening will be the two compositions "Cello Concerto" and "Oud Concerto" by the important Syrian composer Nouri Iskandar, who will be present at the evening. Both pieces are the result of a direct influence of Assyrian-Aramaic music.

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Nouri Iskandar is one of the most well-known and important exponents of a style that mediates between the worlds of music - the makamat (melody modes) of oriental music, the lyrics of Assyrian-Aramaic Christianity and the principles of Western modernity, all of which are equally in his works find. Nouri Iskandar, who now lives in Sweden, sees the further development of Assyrian-Aramaic music as his life's work.

In the second part of the evening, Maher Farkouh discusses the role of Syriac orthodox church music and the influence of Assyrian music on the two concerts of the evening. Maher Farkouh is a musician and musicologist and holds a doctorate in liturgy music from the Syrian Orthodox Church. He lives in Hannover and works for the "Musikland Niedersachsen" gGmbH.

Tickets at Nordwest Ticket , in the community office and at the box office

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Jul
19
3:00 PM15:00

OMID Trio

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OMID

Camilla Dayyani, Piano & Singing

Maher Mahmoud, Oud

Johan Toftegaard Knudsen, Saxophone & Flute

Jazz’n’Poetry i et mellemøstligt klangunivers

En intim og stemningsfuld koncert med lyrikken og det alment menneskelige i centrum. Persisk og dansk lyrik fortolkes side om side, og digtere som Omar Khayyam, Forough Farrokhzad, Pia Tafdrup og Piet Hein finder sig selv i nyt selskab, hvor ligheder fremfor forskelle bliver fremhævet.

OMID betyder håb på persisk, og håbet er det underliggende drive i denne trio. Orkesteret spiller primært Camilla Dayyanis kompositioner, hvor hendes iranske rødder flettes ind i jazzen, men også folkesange finder plads på repertoirelisten i nye fortolkninger.

Ud over Camilla Dayyani på klaver og sang består trioen af danske Johan Toftegaard Knudsen, som spiller saxofoner, klarinetter og cavalfløjte, samt syriske Maher Mahmoud, som spiller oud.

Alle tre musikere er meget aktive i det danske musikmiljø inden for jazz og verdensmusik – og ikke mindst i grænselandet mellem genrerne.

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BSD+Bass Big Band feats. Stefan Pasborg, Anders Filipsen, Anders Banke, Fredrik Lundin & Maher Mahmoud
Jul
18
5:00 PM17:00

BSD+Bass Big Band feats. Stefan Pasborg, Anders Filipsen, Anders Banke, Fredrik Lundin & Maher Mahmoud

Med 22 musikere og en sjælden, moderne bigbandlyd har Blood Sweat Drum + Bass sat sit uomgængelige fodtryk på den professionelle danske bigbandscene. Til denne koncert kan de opleves med den prisbelønnede trommeslager Stefan Pasborg.

Blood Sweat Drum + Bass har eksisteret siden 2001 med meget få udskiftninger, og arbejder som et kollektiv, der bruger fælles tid på at finde en særlig sound i orkesteret, der også rummer mange personlige solister. Repertoiret er originale kompositioner, og alle arrangementer er skrevet specielt til orkesteret af bigbandets kunstneriske leder Jens Christian "Chappe" Jensen.
 

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