Simon Shaheen at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago
Saturday, November 10, 8:00 PM
4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall
The concert will be a solo performance.
Simon Shaheen courtesy of the Old Town School of Music
Simon Shaheen dazzles his listeners as he deftly leaps from traditional Arabic sounds to jazz and Western classical styles. His soaring technique, melodic ingenuity, and unparalleled grace have earned him international acclaim as a virtuoso on the ‘oud and violin. Shaheen is one of the most significant Arab musicians, performers, and composers of his generation. His work incorporates and reflects a legacy of Arabic music, while it forges ahead to new frontiers, embracing many different styles in the process.