Eid Celebrations at ALEF

Eid Celebrations at ALEF: The Alef bookstore is hosting a musical gathering to celebrate Eid with London-based artists Soufian Saihi (Oud), Christelle Madani (Vocal) and Elizabeth Nott (Percussion). Saihi is the lead for Karama, a music band whose compositions fuse Arabic traditions with modernity and that has performed in many prestigious venues and festivals, as well as having recorded a first EP entitled 'One Year in London'. Whilst Lebanese Madani comes from a family of musicians and is a soloist at the Arabic Orthodox Church in London. Exposed to both Western and Oriental music including Byzantine and Arabic, she is a soprano and sings in three different languages. Nott is an Italian-English Venezuelan born musician with a background in Ethnomusicology, Arabic and Balkan music. She is also a member of Karama. Taking place on 7 July, 2016 at the Alef Bookstores, 219 Baker Street, London NW1 6XE.