Genre

Middle Eastern
African
Egyptian, Sufi

Configurations

Solo (1)
Duo (2)
Trio (3)
Quartet (4)

Contact

Riad Abdel-Gawad

Instrumentation

Violin, Oud (Arabic lute), Riqq and Duff (Arabic percussion), Qanun (Arabic trapezoidal zither),

PA System

Indoors & Outdoors

About

The Abdo Dagher Ensemble plays Middle Eastern folk and traditional music as well as original works by Abdo Dagher, the legendary accompanist to the Pearl of the Orient: Oum Kalsoum. The purpose of the group is to introduce the US public to the rich musical and cultural heritage of the Arab world and Arabic music through mesmerizing virtuoso improvisations.