Festival of Arabic Music and Arts presents...

Lena Chamamyan: Live in Concert

Happening in the Lyric Theatre

Syrian-Armenian singer Lena Chamamyan is a musical trailblazer who was able to demonstrate the abilities of eastern women everywhere to live their passion and achieve their goals as fully independent artists. Her unique style blends traditional styles of eastern songs from the Arab world and Armenia with western classics, and merging traditional eastern instruments and harmonies with their western counterparts, all without compromising the music’s innate spirit and sense of improvisation, especially on stage. Through her music, Lena revives folkloric songs - especially Syrian ones - with modern styles and arrangements, creating a link between oriental classic music and contemporary world music.

The Festival of Arabic Music and Arts (FAMA) is an annual celebration of Arabic culture in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the first of its kind in Ontario drawing audiences from all over the province and beyond. FAMA features a series of concerts and performances hosting well known Arab and non-Arab artists, both local and international, appealing to a wide spectrum of audiences.



November 2, 20187:30 pm