The Ayoub Sisters – Elixir Festival 2024

Thu 18 April, 20:00
£19 + bf

A very special evening from the award-winning sister duo as they perform songs from their critically acclaimed album, Arabesque – a celebration and tribute to music from the Arab World

The Scottish/Egyptian duo – Sarah and Laura Ayoub – present an unmissable evening of masterful violin and cello playing. Combining classical string traditions with world music infused by Arabic and Celtic influence, the sisters are internationally recognised for uniting diverse musical genres and cultures through their unique compositional style.

Fast becoming the sound and faces of a truly exciting new generation of classical and crossover artists, the duo have performed across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, with highlights including appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, The Cairo Opera House, and Dubai Opera.

The sisters will be joined for the evening by renowned Jazz musicians, guitarist Giulio Romano Malaisi and percussionist Daniele Antenucci.

The evening is presented by Grand Junction in association with Arts Canteen as part of Elixir Festival 2024.

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The Ayoub Sisters

Scottish/Egyptian instrumentalists and composers, The Ayoub Sisters rose to stardom after their debut album premiered at No.1 in the Official Classical Charts. The sisters are recognised internationally for their chemistry on stage, as well as their ability to unite different musical genres and cultures together through their unique compositional style. 

 Recipients of the Arab Women of the Year award (2019), The Ayoub Sisters are proud to present their brand new album Arabesque – a celebration of and tribute to music from the Arab World, which shot to No.1 in the Official Classical Chart. 

 They have performed across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia with highlights including appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, The Cairo Opera House and Dubai Opera. The duo regularly perform for royals and presidents, and were recently requested by HM King Charles III to perform at the Honours of Scotland Coronation service in Edinburgh 

With an international YouTube following of over 100,000 subscribers, The Ayoub Sisters are fast becoming the sound and faces of a truly exciting new generation of classical and crossover artists. 

Join award winning instrumental duo The Ayoub Sisters for an evening of live music including songs from their brand new album, Arabesque. The Ayoub Sisters will be joined on stage by renowned Jazz musicians, guitarist Giulio Romano Malaisi and percussionist Daniele Antenucci. 

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Arts Canteen

Established in 2010, we curate and produce events, exhibitions and festivals that support emerging, mid-career and established artists from the Arab world and surrounding regions, bringing their work to new audiences in the UK and beyond. We now have an international reputation for excellence and innovation in our work.

Date: Thursday 18 April 2024

Start Time: 20:00

Doors: 19:00

All tickets are unreserved seating, allocated on a first come first served basis. Please arrive early before the concert starts if you have preferred seats.

Bar:  Open from 19:00. We serve a selection of craft beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks that can be taken to your seat.

Length: approx. 2 hours

Tickets: £19 + bf

We recommend pre-booking tickets to guarantee entry. Booking on the door will result in an additional fee of £1.

Venue: Grand Junction at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Rowington Close, London W2 5TF

Closest Stations: Royal Oak (Circle and Hammersmith & City line) 0.3 miles

Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo line) 0.4 miles

Paddington Station (National Rail services and Circle, District, Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City line, Elizabeth Line) 0.9 miles

Buses 18, 27, 28, 46 and 6 buses all stop nearby.