Music of the Oud
Joseph Tawadros with the Sydney Symphony

Music of the Oud
Joseph Tawadros with the Sydney Symphony

Breaking boundaries. Tawadros and his oud transport us to parts beyond: Egypt and Australia, the past and the future of music.

Joseph Tawadros is one of Australian music’s most impressive and charismatic figures: a composer, improviser, storyteller and a brilliant exponent of the oud, the Egyptian lute. Classically trained on this king of Middle Eastern instruments, Tawadros’s virtuoso technique and curiosity have brought him into contact with the worlds of jazz, classical and world traditions to create music that transcends labels and shatters borders.

Classical and original music from the crossroads of East and West, and of old and new, is woven around Tawadros’s Oud Concerto. He shares an almost telepathic rapport with his trio members, brother James, a percussionist, and jazz pianist Matt McMahon, leading to moments of joyous spontaneous invention. 

Viennese Romantics

Viennese Romantics

16-17 Nov

Sydney Opera House

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Casino Royale in Concert

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28 Feb-1 Mar

Sydney Opera House

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Blue Planet II Live in Concert

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8 Mar

ICC Sydney Theatre

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

10-13 Apr

Sydney Opera House

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