PhD Concert Nizar Rohana

PhD concert

14 December 2021 (20.00)

‘Ūd Taqsīm as a Model of Pre-Composition

On December 14 Nizar Rohana will present the artistic outcomes of his research project in a a concert at Sijthoff in Leiden.

Nizar will perform several new works for solo ‘ūd. These pieces take the improvisation practice of two pillars of modern Arabic music, namely the Egyptians Muḥammad al-Qaṣabjī and Riyāḍ al-Sunbāṭī, as a reference model and as a source of inspiration.