Music From Egypt + Sudan (1): Presented by MARSM UK, this is part of a new captivating musical showcase in the heart of London to celebrate Egypt's and Sudan’s most vibrant and inspiring artists. A journey from traditional folklore to alternative rock, retro-pop to roots and more. This first event will bring the Oxford Maqam Ensemble in a night dedicated to recreating the best classics of Arabic Egyptian music. Oxford Maqam’s brand of music – recreations of Egyptian and Levantine songs from the mid 1800s through to the early cinema era – offers an opportunity to listen to an enchanting repertoire now seldom performed. Taking place on 22 January, 2016 at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG.