Upcoming events

Saturday
26
March 2022

Maya Youssef مايا يوسف Finding Home Album Launch

Maya Youssef is a virtuoso of the qanun which is a 78-stringed plucked instrument. Her intense and thoughtful music is rooted in the Arabic classical tradition but forges pathways into jazz, Western classical and flamenco styles. Her latest album Finding Home is a journey through memories and the essence of home both within and without.
Sunday
22
May 2022

Maya Youssef مايا يوسف Finding Home

Songlines Encounters Festival Maya Youssef is hailed as ‘queen of the qanun,’ the 78-stringed Middle Eastern plucked zither. Maya’s intense and thoughtful music is rooted in the Arabic classical tradition but forges pathways into jazz, Western classical and flamenco styles. In this special concert for Songlines Encounters Maya debuts her forthcoming record Finding Home with an 11-piece ensemble including string quartet.