World Premiere of "Qais, Majnoun Laila"
Lisa Mostin, soprano
Karl Kronthaler, piano
Ferran Sola Albrich, violoncello
Al Quds Composition Award Gala 2013
Syrian composer Yazan Loujami is a winner of the international Al Quds Composition Award.
The Al-Quds Composition Award was launched and the world premiere of its winning submission presented by the new Al-Quds University College of Music in East Jerusalem.
The award celebrated the magic and uniqueness of Arabic storytelling and poetry.
All participants were invited to reflect on the poem 'Qais, Majnoun Laila / قيس ، مجنون ليلى" which was dedicated by the Palestinian writer and poet Mahmoud Abu Hashash.