Amsterdams Andalusisch Orkest (photo Marieke Wijntjes)

The voice that resonates

Amsterdams Andalusisch Orkest
Fri 16 May 2025 20:15 - 22:00
Fri 16 May 2025
20:15 - 22:00
  • Fri 16 May 2025
    20:15 - 22:00
    Grote Zaal


Amsterdams Andalusisch Orkest
And musical guests

A tribute to the singing legend and her enduring influence on other stars

The Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra celebrates the legacy of Umm Kulthum, an icon of Arab culture. The programme The voice that resonates (in Dutch: ‘De stem die doorklinkt’) connects the past with the present and shows how the legendary diva still inspires contemporary musicians. Her work continues to be reinterpreted in new and invigorating ways.

Bob Dylan, Maria Callas, Ibrahim Maalouf, Youssou N’Dour: the list of world stars influenced by Umm Kulthum is impressive. It has yielded a great musical treasure trove that is now being opened up and added to by the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra, together with unexpected guests. The orchestra has been captivating new audiences with rich musical traditions for ten years.