Friday, March 30 – 10am to 12noon
Beit Zatoun (612 Markham St / Bathurst)Master Class with Hanna Khoury
Violin virtuoso with Intercultural Journeys Preceding his performance with Intercultural Journeys at Koerner Hall on Saturday, March 31, violin virtuoso, Hanna Khoury will lead a public master class at Beit Zatoun. About Hanna Khoury
Hanna Khoury is trained in both Western classical and Arabic classical music styles. As the music director of the Arabesque Music Ensemble, he has led nationwide tours performing traditional Arabic music in major venues and universities. Mr. Khoury has recently toured with Lebanese superstar Fairuz, and played lead violin with Iraqi singer Kazem Al-Saher and Grammy winner Youssou N’Dour.
In addition, he has recorded violin solo and strings for the Grammy-nominated song Beautiful Liar, featuring Shakira and Beyoncé. He has also recorded strings for Shakira’s Grammy performance, Hips Don’t Lie. Mr. Khoury can also be heard on the song Love and Compassion, featuring Kazem Al-Saher and Paula Cole, and he has also recorded several sound tracks for award-winning films and documentaries, including Encounter Point, Amreeka, and Mosque in Morgan Town.
Need to know:
– Doors open at 9:50 am
– No charge
– Accessible on demand via portable ramp; washrooms not accessible
– Please avoid using strong-scented products due to sensitivities