Abyad / Aswad Mahmoud Turkmani - Citerne Beirut
An innovative composer, guitarist and oud player, Mahmoud Turkmani is considered as a renovator and bridge-builder between contemporary Western-classical and Arabic-traditional music. Born in 1964 in Northern Lebanon, Turkmani studied classical guitar and composition at the Moscow Academy for Music. A teacher of classical guitar and the oud at the Conservatory of Berne, Turkmani is the founder of the guitar quartet “Ludus” who released a number of records including “Nuqta” (1999), “Fayka” (2002), “Zakira” (2004) and “Ya Sharr Mout” (2008). Turkmani performs extensively across Europe and Arab countries, and has composed works for well-known artists and ensembles such as Keyvan Chemirani, Barry Guy, Patricia Kopatchinskaya, Conrad Steinmann, Mariano Martin, Maya Homburger, Charlotte Hug, Matthias Ziegler, the Trio Aspekte, the Erato String Quartet, the Eos Guitar Quartet, the Berne Symphony Orchestra and the Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
- Citerne Beirut
- May 21 - 08:45 PM