Asad Qizilbash of Pakistan says working with musicians from different musical backgrounds shouldn’t be straightforward
Asad Qizilbash of Pakistan says working with musicians from totally different musical backgrounds just isn’t straightforward. PHOTO: MUZIEKPUBLIQUE YOUTUBE CHANNEL
A Belgium-based mostly group of refugee musicians has banded collectively in an orchestra that blends musical influences as numerous as their residence nations from Syria to Tibet.
The “Refugees for Refugees” undertaking run by Belgian music faculty Muziekpublique goals to spotlight the cultures of the refugees’ homelands and lift cash for refugees with live shows and an album.
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The orchestra’s 10 members – all Belgium-based mostly refugees – are musicians from nations together with Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tibet.
One of many musicians, Asad Qizilbash of Pakistan, was a well known participant of the sarod, a stringed instrument with roots in Afghanistan. However he fled his nation in 2010 after militant teams vandalised his music faculty and threatened him. He was granted refugee standing in Belgium in 2012.
Working with musicians from utterly totally different musical backgrounds was not straightforward, he stated.
“It was a troublesome activity as a result of I play Indian classical music and it’s very totally different from makam,” stated Qizilbash, fifty three, referring to a Turkish classical music type.
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“To make it occur, we now have to agree with one another, so we study one thing additionally. Typically you must pay attention to one another, get collectively and attempt to be collectively,” he stated.
The group held its first efficiency on Thursday within the Flemish city of Kortrijk and embark on a tour to different European cities earlier than returning to Belgium.
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