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Melos Choir and Period Instruments present

May 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Melos Choir and Period Instruments present: Early Music and Dance from the Middle-East to France, 9th-19th centuries. The show will feature guests, Alpharabius; traditional Egyptian dancer, Nada El Masriya; and Baroque dancer Edgar Tumak.

Take a historic tour of the Mediterranean, as your hear traditional Arabic folk tunes; Byzantine chant; 12th c. chant of Eastern Abbess, Kassia; western music from the 9th-16thc, influenced by the musical practices of Islam.

Baroque musical representations by Rameau and Purcell of the middle-east along with period dance, are contrasted with ancient Egyptian music and traditional belly dance.

You will hear rare period instruments like Arabic qanun and oud; as well as medieval lute, winds, gittern, vielle and Baroque harpsichord with strings.

For more information, please see the link below.


The Isabel
390 King Street West
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2X4 Canada