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Centre for Palestine Studies

Reem Kelani at SOAS

Reem Kelani at Beyond Borders

Reem Kelani at Beyond Borders, Traquair House, Scotland, August 2013

Date: 26 September 2015Time: 7:30 PM

Finishes: 26 September 2015Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Concert

Palestinian singer, musician and broadcaster Reem Kelani has a unique ability to entertain and to enlighten her audiences with the delights of Arabic and Palestinian culture and music. Her repertoire criss-crosses the Mediterranean, from Palestine and Syria, to Egypt and Tunisia, Turkey and Spain, and including songs by the Egyptian composer, Sayyid Darwish (1892-1923). Reem composes and arranges her songs, as well as researches them in the field.

Her second album “Reem Kelani: Live at the Tabernacle” is due for release on Fuse Records this autumn, in follow up to her acclaimed first album “Sprinting Gazelle – Palestinian Songs from the Motherland and the Diaspora”. Reem wrote and presented “Songs for Tahrir” for BBC Radio 4 in 2012. To listen, go to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019fxjf

For her concert in the Brunei Gallery, Reem will be accompanied by the wonderfully versatile and talented Bruno Heinen on piano.

7.30pm start. Bar in the Brunei Suite following the concert.

Tickets: £15/£8 conc. and students available from the SOAS Online Store.

Organiser: Centre for Palestine Studies

Contact email: lh2@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330/4490