Brooklyn Maqam Presents George Abud
A virtual afternoon of solo Oud and voice exploring songs of Om Kolthoum from the likes of composers Sayid Makawy, Riad El Sonbati, Baligh Hamdi & Mohammed Abdel Wahab.
Saturday May 23rd, 2020 4pm https://brooklynmaqam.com/livestream-george-abud Donations highly encouraged!
George Abud is a Lebanese-American actor and multi-instrumentalist. Brought up in a family of musicians he has immersed himself in Classical Arabic music for over 20 years. He has originated roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway, has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award, and is the recipient of a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on NBC’s Today Show with the Broadway production of The Band’s Visit. Coming from four generations of Lebanese Oud players, he loves sharing the beauty of the instrument with others.