The Rubai’ is a quartet of musical soloists and friends exploring their passion for Arabic music Tarab. Established virtuosos and performance artists in their respective rights, they have long crossed musical paths on various projects and now come together performing classical and new arrangements of “conversations” in musical genres originating from the Arabic music worlds of Andalusia, North Africa, Egypt to the Mediterranean sea of Syria Palestine and Lebanon.
Maissa Alameddine is a vocalist, multi-disciplinary artist and Creative Director of Ensemble Dandana. Hamed Sadeghi is a multi ARIA award nominee, tar player and composer. James Tawadros is a multi Aria Award winner and world-class percussionist in the Arabic Req. Mohammed Lelo is master of Qanun and Arabic Maqam specialist and leader of Ensemble Dandana.