Marcel Khalife In Manchester 3rd April 2016

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Follow the Lebanese composer, singer and oud master as he is joined by the Al Mayadine Ensemble to trace his career one song at a time, reviving the passion of songs including ‘Rita’ and ‘Oummi’ (Mother), among many others.

Starting as a performer of protest songs, Marcel Khalifé has become one of the biggest popular musicians of the Arab world. Using his position to spread a message of peace and freedom, he has faced blasphemy trials, funded music education in Palestine and performed in bombed-out concert halls, earning him the title of UNESCO Artist for Peace in 2005 for his educational and humanitarian contributions.

This event is produced by Marsm in association with Band On The Wall and supported using public funding by Arts Council England.
Marsm is sponsored by Alaraby TV Network.

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