Violinist and composer Riad Abdel-Gawad & Takht will play the Chicago World Music Festival 2010. Concerts will be take place September 25th at the Clark House and September 26th at the South Shore Cultural Center.
Riad Abdel-Gawad’s music crosses and fuses a variety of Western and Eastern genres and canons. Having immersed himself for over a decade in a unique guru-based artistic school in Cairo, Riad Abdel-Gawad is considered amongst his peers to be one of the finest artists of his generation.
Riad Abdel-Gawad has a new album titled Egypt: Mother of the World.