Award-winning singer, song-writer and multi-instrumentalist from Syria, Lena Chamamyan revives Syrian, Armenian and Bahraini folkloric songs with modern styles and arrangements, creating an unforgettable link between oriental classic compositions and contemporary world music.
Her musical arrangements and vocals provide a unique perspective of her strengths and experiences, skillfully incorporating jazz, fado, as well as Latin and African music, and even opera elements. Singing in Arabic, Armenian, Syriac, English, French, and Italian, Lena Chamamyan has come to be renowned as one of the leading singers of her generation and as one of the most innovative voices to emerge within contemporary Syrian music.
This concert is in support of Breast Cancer Hope, a vital organisation dedicated to funding research to improve the lives of women with breast cancer. For more information visit www.breastcancerhope.org.uk