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18/08/2017 - 17:40hs

Moroccan to give a recital in Santos

Lute player born in Agadir will play with the Spanish quartet EntreQuatre at SESC/Santos (Social Service of Commerce-Santos) on September 29. He’s considered one of his generation’s best players of the instrument.

São Paulo – The Moroccan lute player Driss El Maloumi will give a concert at the SESC (Social Service of Commerce-Santos) branch in Santos, 80 km from São Paulo, alongside the Spanish quartet EntreQuatre on September 29. The recital will be a mix of Spanish and Moroccan music, linked by common origins.

Press Release

Maloumi: work with Spanish quartet

Driss El Maloumi is considered to be of his generation’s best lute players. Born in Agadir, he studied Arab and Western classical music and won many awards throughout his career, among them one from the Rabat Conservatoire National de Musique.

The Moroccan has performed throughout the world with famous composer, bass viola player and conductor Jordi Savall, an expert in ancient music. Hel also played with Italian trumpet player Paolo Fresu, the Indian musician Debashish Bhattacharya and Catalan musician Montserrat Figueiras.

The Spanish quartet is comprised of Carmen Cuello, Manuel Paz, Jesús Prieto and Carlos Cuanca. The group was born out of the friendship of the four guitar players and now performs in festivals across the world. The quartet has played with Moroccan lute player Driss El Maloumi, including touring Morocco.

The recital at SESC will be on a Friday, 9 pm and is named “Concordances – Recital by EntreQuatre + Driss El Maloumi.” The concert’s full ticket costs BRL 20 (USD 6.40), SESC member tickets cost BRL 6 (USD 1.92) and tickets for students, elderly and workers of public schools and people with disabilities cost BRL 10 (USD 3.20).

Quick info

Recital by EntreQuatre + Driss El Maloumi
September 29, 2017
9 pm
SESC – Santos
Rua Conselheiro Ribas, 136 – Santos – SP
Information: https://www.sescsp.org.br/programacao/132111_CONCORDANCIAS

*Translated by Sérgio Kakitani

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