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Nourredine Khourshid

Nourredine Khourshid is from Damascus and his ensemble brings a Mawlawi ritual full of music, singing and dervish dance to the stage.
The music, influenced by the classic traditions of Baghdad, provides a thrilling intensity that both compliments and inspires the dance. The intensity of Khourshid’s singing makes the ceremony into a devotional ritual.Nourredine Khourshid is from Damascus and his ensemble brings a Mawlawi ritual full of music, singing and dervish dance to the stage. The music, influenced by the classic traditions of Bagdad, provides a thrilling intensity that both compliments and inspires the dance. The intensity of Khourshid’s singing makes the ceremony into a devotional ritual.