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information about a rescheduled date will be provided soon

In April 2018, oud maker Samir Azar, along with his wife, singer and artist Rouba Nazir Battikh, and their son, Jawad Azar arrived in Stratford from Syria. Their story and their search for home will form the basis for this concert that blends Arabic and Western classical music into a beautiful musical tapestry.


Samir Azar, oud

Rouba Nazir Battikh, singer

Jawad Azar, bouzouki and percussion

INNERchamber Ensemble

Peter Shackleton, clarinet

Andrew Chung, violin

Ben Bolt-Martin, cello


Lamma Bada Yatathanna, trad. Arabic

Bent El Shalabieh by Dawood Husni

Zourouni Kul Sana Marra by Sayed Darweesh

Foge El Nakhel, trad. Arabic

Hal Asmar El Lon, trad. Arabic

Ya Tayer Ya Tayer by Rahbani brothers

Going Home by Antonin Dvorak

Factory 163

163 King Street, Stratford

Light dinner begins at 6, music at 7

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