• Metro Al Madina
  • Tuesday - September 24, 2019
  • 09:30 PM

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Jalila جليلة

A song for a poetess

لحن لشاعرة


A solo piece for vocals and oud that pays tribute to the poetess Jalila Bint Morra (6th century AD).


Tuesday 24 September 2019

Doors open at 9:00 PM

Concert starst at 9:30 PM

Ticket: 25.000 L.L.

20$ students discount (Upon showing the ID)



About Youmna Saba:

Youmna Saba is a musician and musicologist whose work is currently focused on the interrelation between traditional Arabic music and electronic and electroacoustic treatments.


She has released 4 albums to this day and has collaborated with musicians of different backgrounds, namely Mike Cooper, Nadine Shah, Kyungso Park, and others… and has participated in many artist residencies like: Hwaeom Spiritual Music Residency (South Korea, 2017), Sound Development City (Spain, Morocco, 2016), Gyeonggi Creation Center (South Korea, 2013), OneBeat (United States, 2012).


w Taïma’ and is an active member of projects such as Sodassi, a collaboration initiated by Kamilya Jubran, that brings together 6 musicians from the Arab world, and Menura, a collaboration between Lebanese and Swiss musicians.


Youmna holds a master’s degree in Musicology, focusing mainly on the parallels between classical Arabic music and Arabic visual art.


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