ORIENTAL MOOD (10/09/2015) 17:30

Concert of Egyptian music as part of the opening of the exhibition "Egypt of Crafstmen".

Under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and at the initiative of the Egypt Consulate General in Marseilles, an event organised by the traditional crafts centre of Fustat as part of the 25th anniversary of the cooperation agreement between Marseilles and the Gouvernorate of Alexandria. With the kind participation of the association Provence Egyptology and the Mediterranean Archeology Museum - Museum of Marseilles, presentation of crafted items: jewellery, copper, inlay, cabinet making, textiles, glasswork, plaster works...

Of Egyptian origins, Marseille-based drummer Ahmad Compaoré, proposes an original repertoire to accompany this event. Adapted to contemporary Western instruments, the repertoire explores traditional and classic works of Egyptian music as well as Arabian folk and oriental jazz, with some incursions around Oum Kalthoum or Salah Ragab. A dialogue between popular and art music, where tradition meets modernity...

Ahmad Compaoré: percussion
Mohamed Kably: oud
Aurélien Arnoux: guitar

FEE: entrance by invitation only

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Maison de l'Artisanat et des Métiers d'Art, 21 cours d'Estienne d'Orves, 13001 Marseilles.