Ziryab Trio was founded to give a deeper expression to Oriental Art music and its various genres. The members of Ziryab, who are also members of the acclaimed ensemble Bustan Abraham, believe that y maintaining the rich Oriental tradition they will establish an important basis for creating new and original music. The ensemble in its instrumental make up is the basis nucleus of any Middle Eastern classical music ensemble (Takht), which usualy includes five instruments: oud, violin, riqq, qanoun & ney.
Ziryab Trio concentrates on performing Arab and Turkish music from the 19th & 20th century. The ornamental element and virtuosity of the musicians' improvisational ability are very significantly expressed on this trio in a manner that flows with the content and spirit of the music. Significant dynamic changes, various articulations ans arrangements along with special interpretations give the trio a deepened dimension in emotional expresion.
The trio performed worldwide and has been acclaimed by audiences and critics alike.
Tayser Elias - oud
Nassim Dakwar - violin
Zohar Fresco - percussion
Abraham Salman - qanoun
Emmanuel Mann - bass