Art for Peace - A concert by Aeham Ahmad and stART international
Aeham Ahmad is a Palestinian/Syrian pianist, awarded with the International Beethoven Prize for Human Rights 2015 and author of the autobiography The Pianist of Yarmouk, BBC Radio 4 book of the week in March 2019. Aeham Ahmad had to flee his country due to the war. He currenlty lives in Germany with his family and gives concerts all over Europe, giving a voice to all those who suffer the violence of war in Syria. His music is a testemony to the resilience of the human spirit and the will to survive.
stART international is a network organisation of pedagogues, therapists and artists, which helps children in war zones and disaster areas.
Art for Peace interweaves Aeham Ahmad's piano music with excerpts from his book 'The Pianist of Yarmouk', spoken by Barbara Schiller from stART international. Through the program Art for Peace Aeham and Barbara share about the power and meaning of music and art for people who carry trauma from natural disasters or war.
8pm - 21:30pm
Entry is free, we welcome you to give a donation. The donations will go to the Art for Peace program and the costs related to this concert. Any profit will go directly to refugee children on Lesbos.
To learn more about Aeham Ahmad: www.aeham-ahmad.com/en/
To learn more about stART international: www.start-international.org
This concert is organised by Emerson College in Forest Row. To know more about courses and events at Emerson College: www.emerson.org.uk
Emerson College, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5JX
Fri 15 Nov 2019