Sun. 5 June 2022 – 20:00
Jawa Manla presents MEMBER CONCERT:

The Wind That Comes From The East

Jawa Manla presents Saba: Iranian, Armenian and Arabic music and poetry

Quite soon after her arrival in The Netherlands in 2015, Syrian oud player Jawa Manla (1996) was already much loved and in high demand on the Dutch music scene. Her beautiful playing (and singing!), and her curiosity to discover the new musical world that she found herself in, quickly brought her to some of the most important venues The Netherlands – be it by invitation from groups such as the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, or as a result of her own initiative with one of her ensembles (such as Caravan) with which she builds creative bridges between Arabic, Western classical and jazz music.

In 2021, together with the Iranian Khorshid Dadbeh and the French Lucie Lelaurain, Jawa founded Saba (“the wind that comes from the East”). Saba embarks on a breath-taking musical journey to the East, with Arabic poetry as a central aspect. All three musicians write new works for this project, bringing together the passions of three different musical traditions: Iranian, Armenian and Arabic.

Member concert
Splendor can only be the independent and free hub that it is, thanks to the members who support us. We pay them back with our specialty: music. Every year, all Splendor musicians play one concert that's free for this crucial group to whom Splendor owes its everyday existence. Combined with many other events, this means that our members have free entrance to about 80 concerts a year for €9,99 p/m (and €4,99 p/m for minima and students!) – and receive a discount for all other concerts. Pretty good deal, right?

The members enable Splendor to remain independent from government subsidies, which is the only way to secure real freedom in programming, experimentation, risk-taking and the promotion of young, upcoming artists. If you can think of another place without a central programming, where last-minute concerts can be planned any moment, where there is no backstage and artists and audience are constantly mingling and hanging out at the bar, where mysterious creative outbursts can be presented that are often labeled 'too risky' elsewhere, and that still guarantees high quality by unleashing the best of The Netherlands' music scene in this creative playground – you get a free membership!

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