Lubana al Quntar

Lubana Al Quntar trained at the Royal College of Music in London, Damascus High Institute of Music and Maastricht Academy of Music.

For the National: Salomé

Other theatre includes: Salomé, Queen of the Night

Performances with/at: Opera Bastille, Paris; La Monnaie, Brussels; Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerp; Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liege, Belgium; Flemish Radio Orchestra; Musica Viva in Bremen, Germany; Opera Avincenna, Doha;  Syrian National Symphony Orchestraa; Cartage, Tunisia; Al Madina Festival, Tunisia; the Arab Singing Festival at the Opera House of Cairo; Opera Fallujah; the Kennedy Center, USA; Syrian Cultural Garden, Cleveland, USA; National Symphony Orchestra of Belgium and the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra; the Alliance of Women in Music AAWM, Amman; Silk Road Festival, Tokyo; Woman is Singing Festival, Damascus; Arab Creative Women Forum, Tunisia

She was the Head of the Opera Department at the High Institute of Music in Damascus (2003–11), where she taught opera and Arabic singing techniques. She also was the founder of the Arabic Singing Band consisting of a group of her students and graduates.

 

(Published April 2017. Photograph courtesy of Lubana Al Quntar)