Al-Kindi Ensemble

Al-Kindî Ensemble, founded in 1983 by the virtuoso Arab zither player, Julien Jâlal Eddine Weiss, is rated among the best groups devoted to classical Arab music.

Program on the Millennium Stage:
  • [forthcoming]
CLICK HERE to watch and listen to Al-Kindi Ensemble's performance from the Kennedy Center's Video Archive.

Behind-the-Scenes Photos:
Millennium Stage shot
Sheikh Hamza Shakkur
Millennium Stage staff

Publications (CDs):
Aleppan Sufi Trance (2003)
The Crusades from the Oriental View Point (2001)
The Whirling Dervishes of Damascus (1999)
The Aleppan Music Room (1998)
Music of the Whirling Dervishes of Damascus (1995)
Takasim and Sufi Chants from Damascus (1994)
Sufi Songs of Damascus (1993)

Official website: www.alkindi.org

Thanks: His Excellency Dr. Imad Moustapha of the Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic, Mr. Assad Jebara, Al-Hewar Center, Ms. Sabine Chatel of ZamZama Productions (Paris), Ms. Cindy Byram of Cindy Byram PR, and Mr. David Chambers of the Middle East Institute

Press coverage:
The San Francisco Chronicle

* co-produced and co-marketed by David Chambers

November 8, 2004 (Monday) 6:00 p.m. on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage

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