Award winning Arabic diva current with the tour
“Golden Age of Arabian Divas”
The Festivals/Venues will have the opportunity again to experience the resident Egyptian singer and composer Fatma Zidan, when she and her ensemble's current with a series of concerts during 2018.
Fatma Zidan presents a mixed bouquet of both his songs and some classics from the biggest Arab divas. The audience will also offer songs from her upcoming release, Muwashahat where the classic Arab music in the center.
Winner of Danish Music Award Fatma Zidans voice is appreciated and loved both in Denmark and in the Middle East. In 2004, an Arab oil sheik was so captivated by her voice that he used a million crowns for one song produced, published and performed with Fatma Zidan as soloist.
At home in Denmark she has enjoyed great acclaim for his two albums Muktalef from 2008 Hawel from 2010.
Both albums have been honored with a Danish Music Award for Best World Track, like her concerts have received praise from critics.
artistic chameleon Fatma Zidan is a versatile artist and her voice range not only over several octaves, but also different genres.
She has been a regular singer in Cairo's opera chorus and worked with some of Egypt's greatest pop singers.
She trained classical harpist from the Conservatory of Giza in Egypt, but 10 years ago she chose to put the harp aside and is now focusing on her singing career. She has also worked as a studio musician in the renowned Egyptian record company AMAR.
She has recorded several hundred hits and therefore Fatma Zidan a known voice in the Middle East. Love is a musical anchor Although her music spans several genres of Arab music, most of the songs a common - they act almost all about love.
It was love that brought her to Denmark in 2006 when she married the Danish bandleader and musician Lars Bo Kujahn. Fatma Zidan has translated a number of Arabic songs to Danish. Thus, she gives the Danes a unique look into the Arabic text universe and an opportunity to learn the Arabic culture better acquainted.
The musicians in Fatma Zidan Ensemble are :
Fatma Zidan (Egypt): Vocal Lars Bo Kujahn: tabla, req,
Bilal Irshed (Pal): oud, Adam Ørvad: harmonica, Martin Krogh: bass
Program: Songs by Fatma Zidan and Oum Khaltoum, Sabah, Fayruz etc.
article submitted by:Lars Bo Kujahn, Oriental Mood Production