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MIDDLE EAST: Mozart, Saint-Saëns, & Shaheen

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:30pm +

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7:30pm^

Dirk Brosse, Conductor | Simon Shaheen, Oud


Simon Shaheen makes his Chamber Orchestra debut under the baton of Maestro Dirk Brossé in a concert of Middle Eastern influence. A prominent Oud player of Western and Middle Eastern influence, Shaheen brings his own Fantasie for Strings and Oud alongside Saint-Saens breathtaking “Bacchanale”from Samson and Delilah newly orchestrated for Chamber Orchestra by COP/ACF’s Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence Andrea Clearfield. Brossé, Shaheen, and Clearfield, an amazing end to our season celebration of the human spirit.      


+Classical Conversations, following the concert

^Concerts & Cocktails, following the concert

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102


Connecting Cultures: Simon Shaheen Excerpt


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