Taysir Elias - Without compromise

Taysir Elias: “The crowd sat frozen. I did not know what he wanted from my life.” “In an Arab music concert the audience is part of the happening,” says composer and musician Taysir Elias. In the interview he explains how the ability to listen to music from a different culture can be imparted, and why amplification in performances by Arab orchestras is necessary. To open the full article – PDF For an article in the Haaretz newspaper – (for subscribers only)