Past Event

Music of Zaid Jabri: Conversation and Concert

April 3, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris

19h: Conversation with Zaid Jabri and Rosalind Morris (Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University)

20h: Concert of Jabri's chamber music with Ensemble Infuse


Concert Program

Solo for Cello (2009)

Variations on (R)evolution for Mezzo-soprano, violin and piano (2016)

30 Articles for Viola and Fixed Electronics (2016)

In Memoriam Sohi Al Wadi for Clarinet, Vioin, Viola, Cello and Fixed Electronics (2008)



Ensemble Infuse

Louis Bona, viola

Alice Fagard, Mezzo-soprano

Szymon Kaca, clarinet

Masha Lankovsky, violin

Lola Malique, cello

Franco Venturini, piano

Zaid Jabri

Syria / Poland

Zaid Jabri is a Syrian composer who works at the intersection of Western and Middle Eastern musical traditions. His awards include the 1997 Adam Didur Composers’ Competition, a George Evans memorial fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, a residency at the Tactus Young Composers Forum, and, most recently, a fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute. Jabri’s work has been performed in over fifteen countries across Europe, the Middle East, Canada, and the United States. He has collaborated with Gideon Kremer’s Kremerata Baltica, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Teatro Communale di Bologna and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.