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Rouya Doost & Valentina Bellanova • Be wafaa • Female Voice of Afghanistan
CrossGeneration Media

Rouya Doost & Valentina Bellanova • Be wafaa • Female Voice of Afghanistan

"Be wafaa", composed by Rouya Doost (Vocals) & Valentina Bellanova (Ney, Loopstation), Nora Thiele (percussion), Lyrics by Hafez. Filmed in September 2021 in Berlin, Villa Elisabeth (Germany). → The story of Rouya Doost in Film 3: → Playlist with all festival videos: will be online after the festival ‘Female Voice of Afghanistan’ is a virtual music festival. Afghan female singers, introduced by cinematic portrait films, perform concerts and virtually meet Europe-based musicians to create fusion songs. Festival team: • Artistic Director: Yalda Yazdani • Director/Producer: Andreas Rochholl • Creative Director/Editor: Sebastian Leitner • Moderator: Sharmila Hashimi • Head of Sound: Volker Wendisch • Sound Recordist Berlin: Daniel Weingarten • Animations: Fidan Akhundova • Floral Artist: Mona-Isabelle • Additional Camera, Berlin: Christoph Wieland • Media Relations: Christiane Dramé • Stage Manager Berlin: Milena Gehrt • Set Photographer Berlin: René Löffler Info: → → → Our feature documentary "The Female Voice of Iran" (2020) → Female Voice of Afghanistan is a project created by Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin • funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds • in cooperation with Kultur Büro Elisabeth and CrossGeneration Media → #femalevoiceofafghanistan #virtualmusicfestival #afghanistan
SYRIAB - زرياب + Nerly BigBand: Ya Tair ya tayer يا طير يا طاير / Wen a Ramallah وين ع رام الله
Syriab - زرياب

SYRIAB - زرياب + Nerly BigBand: Ya Tair ya tayer يا طير يا طاير / Wen a Ramallah وين ع رام الله

Ya Tair ya tayer/ Wen a Ramallah - يا طير يا طاير/ وين ع رام الله #erfurt #Kultur #achava_festspiele #زرياب Arrangement: Robert Fränzel Live recording: adapoe Event- und Studiotechnik Mix: Gören Eggert Video Recording and editing: Anton Tal CD graphic design: Ole Bechert recorded live @ Zughafen Erfurt, September 2020 2020 was a challenging year for cultural events and those involved in them. In september 2020 the Nerly BigBand and SYRIAB performed together during a brief pause between lockdowns, making the concert a very special one. Although at this time meetings were a rarity, both bands managed to get together and despite everything wrote musical arrangements for the project to make this interaction of two very different ensembles possible. The whole concert is available on the CD "Habibi - حبيبي", infos on and The Nerly BigBand, which has been a fixed institution in the cultural life of Erfurt since 2008, regularily plays with guests from different countries. SYRIAB often cooperates with classical line-ups such as symphony orchestra or string trio. With the co-operation of the two ensembles, worlds met bringing their differences and their similarities to the stage in this programme. As in jazz, improvisation is of great importance in Middle Eastern music. Improvisations by the musicians of SYRIAB are deliberately juxtaposed with the jazz of the Nerly BigBand. SYRIAB - زرياب Ibrahim Bajo: Kanun Abdalhade Deb: Oud/ Voice Amjad Sukar: Percussion Valentina Bellanova: Nay/ Recorder Wesam Karema: Akkordeon Friedrike Kayser: Oboe/ Cor Anglais Andreas Kowalczyk: Clarinet​
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