Concerts

Concerts

with Joseph Tawadros

Sun 3 May 14:00

Join us every Sunday for a concert showcasing the most exciting and inventive artists in classical music. Whether you’re new to the genre or a seasoned sonata fan, our programme of work has something for everyone, from Baroque and Romantic to experimental new work and improvisation.

with Joseph Tawadros

Joseph Tawadros AM, born in Cairo in 1983, is a multi-award-winning composer and virtuoso player of the oud, a Middle Eastern lute. Born in Cairo, brought up in Sydney and currently based in London, he has received 4 ARIA Awards and dozens of rave reviews for his 15 albums of all-original music.

Joseph’s music brings middle-eastern, classical and jazz together seamlessly and he is considered by peers and music critics to be a truly original contemporary performer and an innovative composer. As well as presenting solo concerts he works with jazz ensembles and orchestras including Sydney Symphony, BBC Symphony and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Joseph’s Concerto for Oud and Orchestra was commissioned and premiered by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2017), performed with Sydney Symphony (2019).

On stage Joseph is an engaging story-teller who captivates the audience with his banter and astute observations. His concerts are an uplifting experience of great beauty, good humour and deep musicianship.