Marrakech’s Fairmont Royal Palm Hotel to Host Classic Music Festival

Irina Lankova, Classical Pianist

From November 21-23, 2019, the Moroccan Fairmont Royal Palm hotel will host the Marrakech Classics Festival. The first edition event will bring together a series of internationally sought musicians sharing the rhythms of both east and west cultures.

The program features the following artists:

November 21 (7pm) – Irina Lankova will open on piano with classic masterpieces by Schubert and Rachmaninov. Her pieces are described by the international press as “truly poetic” and evoking “infinite colors.”

November 22 (7 pm) – The Tempus Ensemble
will perform their newest program Rivages Baroques, their re-interpretation of baroque music. It mixes classical music, jazz and improvisation sounds. The quartet includes French mezzo-soprano Sarah Théry, Polish cellist Kacper Nowak, Tunisian oud player Akram Ben Romdhane and Brazilian percussionist Nyllo Canela.

November 23 (7pm) – Sofia Avramidou, a Greek singer and songwriter, will conclude the festival with her traditional Spanish, Arabic, Greek, and Portuguese fado songs. Audiences rave about her unique and sincere interpretations. Avramidou will be accompanied on guitar by Orestis Kalampalikis.

Price for admissions is 500 MAD ($51 USD).

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